WASRUD, Amund J.

WI 42nd Inf Co A. Residence: Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born 10 Jul 1835 at Hole in Norway, a son of Gudmund Olsen Sonstehage and Kari Torgersdatter Hole. Civil War: Farmer. Age 29. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 29 Aug 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Prairie du Sac, Sauk County. Mustered 1 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Discharged 11 Jun 1865. Post war: Died 26 May 1866. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-2,14; red book vol 47) (email 16 Oct 2002 from Shirley Wasrud Johnson shirleyj@athenet.net)

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