WILSON, William

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born “Ole Halvorsen” on 19 Dec 1824 in Bamble, Telemark, Norway, son of Halvor Olsen Bergseie and Anne Gjertsdatter. Came to America in 1844 to Two Rivers township, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Married Marthe Marie Zachariasdatter. Civil War: Age 38. Farmer. Married. Enlisted for three years on 8 Nov 1861 at Manitowoc, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 12 Dec 1861. Private. Sick in hospital at Mound City, Illinois, 18 Mar 1862. Discharged from the service for disability due to disease at St. Louis, Missouri, 26 Apr 1862. Died (before 1907). Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p92) (Buslett p523) (Ulvestad p340) (Ager p308) (Naeseth ’44-1114)

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