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OBERG, Issac

MN 8th Inf Co H. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted 30 Oct 1862. Private. Deserted 28 Feb 1863. Discharged from the service 15 May 1865 for disability (chronic diarrhea). Post war: He lived in Kensignton, Douglas County, Minnesota. Sources: (DCHS 1890 Veterans Census card file)


MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co L. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Enrolled 15 Feb 1865. Mustered 16 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 27 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p617) (MCIW p636)


WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Unmarried. Carpenter; sawyer. Age 30. Blue eyes, blond hair, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Oct 1861 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 12 Dec 1861. Designated Sergeant 12 Dec 1861. Promoted to First Sergeant. Wounded in his right foot and taken prisoner in battle at Stone’s River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862. Sent to Benton Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri, for exchange on 29 Jun 1863 and died there of cholera on 2 Aug 1863. Buried in National Cemetery at Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri; section 7, grave 75. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p84) (Buslett p512)