WILSON, Charles

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Westlandet, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 19 Sep 1864 at Manitowoc. Mustered 7 Oct 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Recruit. Bounty $100, $33.33 still due at muster out. Private. Assigned to Co H on 8 Nov 1864. On 9 Mar 1865, Private Charles Wilson was listed as absent on detached service at Mobile Point, Alabama, guarding commissaries. Rejoined H Company on 19 May 1865. Mustered out 14 Jul 1865 at Clarksville, Texas. Lived in Mishicott, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-14,17; 130-10; 131-14; red book vol 32) (Ulvestad p340)

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