TORGERSON, Torger

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 25. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 28 Sep 1861 at Beloit and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Assigned as Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant on 17 Jun 1863. Was with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Taken prisoner at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Died of scorbutus (scurvy) in Andersonville prison, Georgia, 24 Sep 1864. Buried in the prison cemetery, grave 9664. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-9

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