WHITTLESON, William O.

WI 12th Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 28. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7¾”. Enrolled for one year on 7 Oct 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, as a substitute for John H. Springer of Decora, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Joined the 12th Regiment at Goldsboro, North Carolina. “Was never in an engagement.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-13; red book vol 17, p180) “Wettleson, William”

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