TONGEN, Peter Petersen

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Wisconsin. Born in Lardal, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Light hair, light complexion, 5’5”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 6 Aug 1862 at Christiania, Wisconsin. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $75 still due at muster out. Private. Sick in hospital at Columbus, Kentucky, since 30 May 1863, according to Nov 1863 regimental report. Left sick at Helena, Arkansas, 13 Aug 1863. Sick in hospital at Mound City, Illinois, since 20 Sep 1863. Discharged from hospital 11 Feb 1864; rejoined the company 25 Feb 1864. Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,19; 130-10) “Tangen, Peter”