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BOSHOLM, Claus

IL 25th Inf Co H. Residence: Bourbon, Douglas County, Illinois. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 25. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, auburn hair, light complexion, 5’5¼”. Enlisted for three years on 27 Jul 1861 at Tuscola, Illinois, and mustered on 4 Aug 1861 at St. Louis, Missouri. Private. Mustered out 1 Jul 1864 at Springfield, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 30)

BOSTRAND, Oscar

IA 6th Inf Co I. Residence: Monmouth, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 19. Enlisted 24 Jul 1861. Mustered the same day. Private. Re-enlisted and re-mustered on 26 Jan 1864. Killed in action 15 Jun 1864 near Big Shanty, Georgia. Buried in National Cemetery, Marietta, Georgia, section J, grave 403. Sources: (ISW-I cd p34)