TORSTENSEN, Niels

WI 27th Inf. Residence: Ixonia, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Feb 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Mar 1864 at Camp Randall, Madison. Private. Not assigned. Died 19 Apr 1864 at Camp Randall, due to inflammation of lungs. Buried at Forest Hill, Madison. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-13,17; 131-3) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

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