TOMTE, James L.

WI 13th Inf Co F. Residence: Bradford, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Moscow, Michigan. Civil War: Age 19. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Sep 1861 at Emerald Grove. Mustered 1 Nov 1861 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Sergeant. Re-enlisted 23 Jan 1864. Promoted to First Sergeant on 8 Oct 1864. Discharged from the service 28 Feb 1865 to accept commission as Second Lieutenant on 1 Mar 1865 at Huntsville, Alabama. Promoted to First Lieutenant on 25 Sep 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Mustered out 24 Nov 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 64-8; red book vol 18, p110)