TORKELSON, John

WI 22nd Inf Co B. Civil War: “John Torkelson Bottomen” enlisted 14 Aug 1862 at Beloit, Wisconsin. Mustered at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin on 1 Sep 1862. Private. Died at hospital in Danville, Kentucky. Company B attended his funeral. Sources: (Letter from Civil war soldier Thomas Simonson, translated by Dorothy Simonson Sanders, 1986, publ. in “Numedalslaget Aarbog” p56)

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