WINGER, Mathias I.

WI 30th Inf Co F. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born 24 Mar 1831 in Østre Gausdal, Oppland, Norway, son of Torger Nilsen Revoldsrud and Rønnaug Nilsdatter Brændum. He came with his parents and seven siblings to America on the “Præciosa” which sailed from Skien, Telemark, and reached New York on 22 Aug 1845. They came to Ixonia Township, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 31. Farmer. Unmarried. Gray eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years on 19 Aug 1862 at Martell. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged 1865. Post war: Married Anna about 1867. Mathias died in a train accident in 1880. Sources: (WHS red book vol 35) (Naeseth ’45-1040)