UPSTROM, John

IA 12th Inf Co B. Residence: Center, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 30. Enlisted 2 Oct 1861 at a Corporal. Mustered 17 Oct 1861. Missing in the battle of Shiloh, Tennesee, on 6 Apr 1862. Promoted to Sergeant on 1 Mar 1863. Re-enlisted and re-mustered 5 Jan 1864. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866 at Memphis, Tennessee. A veteran by this name living in Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota, was granted a pension of $6 a month because of chronic rheumatism. Sources: (ISW-II cd p132) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)

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