TORGERSON, William A.

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Cook. Age 34. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted 15 Aug 1862. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 27 Jul 1863. Re-enlisted for three years on 21 Dec 1863 at Madison. Mustered 7 Jan 1864 at Madison. Bounty $300, $120 still due at muster out. Recruit. On 3 May 1864, joined H company at Little Rock, Arkansas, from the recruiting depot at Madison. Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-13,19; 130-10, 131-5,14; red book vol 32) “Torgusen, William”.

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