WATSON, Canute A.

WI 13th Inf Staff. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, auburn hair, light complexion, 6’1”. Enlisted for three years on 7 Oct 1861 at Milton. Mustered on 1 Nov 1861 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Promoted from Corporal to Commissary Sergeant of Company K on 16 Aug 1862. Commissioned First Lieutenant on 1 Mar 1865 and transferred to Company I (?) on 1 Mar 1865. Mustered out 24 Nov 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Sources: (WHS red book vol 18, p6,130)