TORGESON, William

WI 45th Inf Co G. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Ridgeway, Iowa County. Born in Christiansand, Norway. Civil War: Butcher. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 13 Dec 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the next day. Bounty $100. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-10; red book vol 20)

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