TORGESON, Chester

WI 43rd Inf Co I. Residence: Springdale, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Paris, Kenosha County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Cooper. Age 19. Unmarried. Hazel eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 15 Sep 1864 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered 28 Sep 1864 at Milwaukee. Private. Sent to hospital at Nashville, Tennessee, 25 Nov 1864. Returned to this company at Elk River Bridge, Tennessee, 13 Jan 1865. Mustered out with his company on 24 Jun 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Buried at Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin; stone reads “7 Jun 1834 – 28 Jan 1906”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 178-10; red book vol 48; blue book 49) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) “Torgerson, Chester”

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