TORBJORNSON, Carl

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Muskego, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Born 25 May 1843 in Sauland, Telemark, Norway. Came to America and Wisconsin in 1847. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 28 Nov 1861 at Waterford, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 2 Dec 1861. Private. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863. Promoted to Corporal, 7 Nov 1864. Mustered out with Company C on 1 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Is on the Roll of Honor of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps. Post war: After the war he lived at Minot, Ward County, North Dakota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p42) (Buslett p431) (Meeker) (Hedberg) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, No. 123 roll 59) (“Norwegians in Wisconsin” by Richard J. Fapso, publ. The Wisconsin Historical Society Press, Madison, 2001, p21 photo) “Torberson, Carl” “Torbenson, Carl”

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