TORGERSON, Torkel

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years on 22 Oct 1861 in Dane County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 16 Nov 1861. Private. Sick in Bowling Green, Kentucky, 17 Sep 1862. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863. Sick in Stevenson, Alabama, 29 Sep 1863. Assigned to Veteran Reserve Corps in Madison 7 Jan 1864. Mustered out at Camp Reno in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 7 Nov 1864, his term of service having expired. On 19 Jan 1867, he applied for additional bounty of $100. He was then living in Leeds, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p92) (Buslett p520) (Ager p308) (Ulvestad p337) “Tholackson, Tholak”

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