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PETERS, Henry

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 6 Jul 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Deserted on 1 Nov 1862 at Camp Butler. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p74)

PETERS, James E.

DT 1st Cavalry Battalion Co A. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Index of Compiled Service Records, North Dakota Archives, roll 6099)

PETERS, John

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born 17 May 1838. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 11 Nov 1861 in Dane County. Mustered 8 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick in hospital at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 11 Jun 1862. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 29 Jun 1864. Promoted from Private to Sergeant on 1 Sep 1864. Mustered out with E Company in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 20 Dec 1864. Named Second Lieutenant 25 Feb 1867, retroactive to 11 Nov 1863. Post war: Lived at Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin, in 1907. Died 10 Mar 1907. Buried in East Primrose Cemetery, New Glarus, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p70) (TAR) (Buslett p471) (Ulvestad p258) (Hedberg)

PETERS, Peter O.

WI 11th Inf Co B. Residence: Preble, Brown County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 32. Farmer. Married. Brown eyes, dark hair, ruddy complexion, 5’7”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 28 Dec 1864. Mustered 14 Mar 1865 at Madison. Private. Joined Company B on 2 May 1865. Mustered out with his regiment on 4 Sep 1865 at Mobile, Alabama. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 52-13; red book vol 16, p42)

PETERSEN, A.

From Hardanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Fargo, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSEN, Amund

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Scandinavia, Wisconsin. Dead (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSEN, Andrew

MN 3rd Inf Co B. Residence: Afton, Washington County, Minnesota. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled 26 Sep 1861. Mustered 7 Nov 1861. Corporal. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Promoted to Sergeant. Discharged from the service 25 Sep 1864 on expiration of term. Sources: (MINN p127) (MCIW p181) (Ulvestad p260)

PETERSEN, Andrew

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Dodgeville, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSEN, Andrew

From Sondmore, Norway. Civil War: Private. He was a Marine soldier. Post war: Lived in Mayville, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSEN, Andrew

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Lincoln County, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSEN, Andrew S.

MA 2nd Inf Co B. Residence: Lowell, Massachusetts. Born in Boyen, Norway. Civil War: Cabinet-maker. Detached from this company to the Signal Service from 29 Aug 1861 to 17 Aug 1862. Wounded in an elbow at Averasboro, North Carolina, on 16 Mar 1865. He was still in a hospital when his company was mustered out on 26 Jul 1865. Sources: (Massachusetts Civil War Research Center)

PETERSEN, Anton

Residence: Alpena, Michigan. From Drammen, Norway. Spanish-American War: Sergeant. Sources: (Ulvestad p260)

PETERSEN, Borre

Residence: Vernon County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. Died in a hospital in Louisiana during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSEN, C.

From Bergen, Norway. Indian War: Private. Post war: Lived at Norway Lake, Minnesota. Dead (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSEN, Charles

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Story County, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSEN, Christian

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Raymond, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 4 Nov 1861 at Waterford, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 2 Dec 1861. Private. Sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10, on 11 Jun 1862. Left behind at Corinth, Mississippi, on 21 Jun 1862 because of illness. Discharged from the service for disability in Cincinnati, Ohio, 11 Oct 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p 48) (Buslett p427) (Ager p299) (Meeker)

PETERSEN, Christian

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Marine Guards of Washington County, organized at Marine, Minnesota, 4 Sep 1862 and served until 20 Sep 1862. Private. Sources: (MCIW p797) (Ulvestad p321)

PETERSEN, Elias Conrad

US Army, 99th Inf. Residence: Tacoma, Washington. Born 1917 in Walderoy, Norway. Came to America at age nine. At age 15 he became a commercial fisherman. Second World War: Drafted. Volunteered for the 99th, an all-Norwegian unit. Rose to rank of Staff Sergeant. Fought in France, from D-day plus 4 to the Bulge. Awarded Bronze Star. Post war: Joined his father, Peter, in building purse seiner and gillnet boats that are still used from Alaska to California. Married to Joanne. Died 19 Jul 2000. Sources: (Obituary, Tacoma News Tribune, 26 Jul 2000)

PETERSEN, Frands

NY 1st Inf Co C. Residence: Brooklyn, New York. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Rygg p47)

PETERSEN, George

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Scandinavia, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSEN, H. C.

Indian War: Private. Nicollet County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSEN, Halvor

From Danger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Martell, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSEN, Hans

MA 2nd Inf Co K. Residence: Boston, Massachusetts. Born in Copenhagen, Denmark. Civil War: Bookkeeper. Was the company’s First Sergeant from 12 May 1861 to 27 Jun 1861. Was detached to the Brigade commissary depot as a clerk from 23 Jul 1861 to July 1863. Assigned as Regimental Armorer on 28 Jul 1863. Mustered out 28 May 1864. Sources: (Massachusetts Civil War Research Center)

PETERSEN, Hans

From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Austin, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSEN, Hans

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived at Grafton, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSEN, Hellick

From Nummedal, Norway. Indian War: Private. Post war: Died in Franklin, Minnesota (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSEN, Henrik B.

Civil War: Sergeant. Sources: (Ulvestad p260)

PETERSEN, Henry

From Valders, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Murray County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSEN, Ingebrigt

From Soresund (?), Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Miner County, South Dakota, in 1888. Sources: (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSEN, Isaac A.

MN 2nd Inf Co C. Residence: Salem, Olmsted County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 29. Drafted. Mustered 22 Oct 1864. Private. Discharged from the service from hospital in July 1865. Sources: (MINN p72) (MCIW p130) (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSEN, John

From Sondre Land, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Nedre Coon Valley, Wisconsin, (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, John

Residence: St. Peter, Minnesota. Indian War: Captain in the Home Guard. Sources: (Ulvestad p256)

PETERSEN, John

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 24. Mustered 23 Jan 1864. Private. Died at Pine Bluff, Arkansas, 13 Sep 1864. Sources: (MINN p140) (MCIW p185) (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, John

From Stange, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Martell, Wisconsin. Dead (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, John

From Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Price County, Wisconsin, in 1900. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, John

From Land, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died at Stoddard, Wisconsin (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSEN, Knut

IA 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Freeport County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 26 May 1861. Mustered 8 Jun 1861. Sergeant. Died 21 Dec 1861 (or 1864), St Louis, Missouri, of typhoid fever. Buried National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks, Missouri; section 51, grave 126. Sources: (ISW-I p367) (Decorah Republican, 27 Jul 1865) “Peterson, Knud”

PETERSEN, Lars

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Lake Prairie Rangers of the First Sub-district, 1st Battalion Special Volunteers, State Militia; organized in Nicollet County during the Indian War of 1862. Service dates unknown. Private. Sources: (MCIW p799) (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Lewis

MN 6th Inf Co B. Residence: Lenora, Minnesota. Born in Stenshol, Eidsvold, Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Enrolled 29 Feb 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 16 Feb 1865. Sources: (MINN p284) (MCIW p332) (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Martin

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Scandinavian Guards, organized in Nicollet County, 27 Aug 1862, and served in that county 21 days. Sergeant. Sources: (MCIW p807) (Ulvestad p261)

PETERSEN, Mons

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Lowry, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Nils

From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Emmet County, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Nils C.

From Kongsberg, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, O. C.

From Toten, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Lerdal, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, O. M.

From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Corsicana, Texas. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Ole

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Vermont, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Aardal, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’9”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Vermont. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Absent sick at Little Rock general hospital since 5 Jan 1864; transferred to hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, 3 May 1864. Discharged from the service for disability 21 Jul 1864 from hospital at Madison. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,17,19; 130-10, 131-14; red book vol 32) “Pettersen, Ole”, “Pederson, Ole”.

PETERSEN, Ole

Indian War: Private. Post war: Lived in Linden, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Ole

See RUH, Ole Petersen

PETERSEN, Ole

From Gaarden Ammedaaka in Solem prestegjeld, Skien, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Ashippun, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Ole

From Lærdal, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Towerville, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Ole

From Sondre Gausdal, Gudbrandsdalen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Martell, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Ole

From Stavangerkanten, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Benton County, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Ole

From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Pope County, Minnesota (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Ole

MN 1st Regiment, Mounted Rangers. Indian War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Ole, Junior

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. “The younger.” Enlisted for three years on 14 Oct 1861 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 2 Dec 1861. Private. Sick in Bowling Green, Kentucky, 17 Sep 1862. In hospital at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 16 Mar 1863. Died there of disease 19 Apr 1863. Buried in National Cemetery at Stone's River, Tennessee ; section N, grave 91. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p 48) (Buslett p427) (Ulvestad p323) (Ager p299)

PETERSEN, Ole, Senior

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 28. Unmarried. “The elder.” Enlisted 14 Oct 1861 at Waterford, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 2 Dec 1861. Private. Assigned to Pioneer Corps, either 26th or 29th Nov 1862. Mustered out with C Company on 1 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p 48) (Buslett p427) (Ager p299) (Meeker)

PETERSEN, Omund

From Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded two times. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, P.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Sheffield, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Peder

From Ringebu, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Died in Helvetia, Wisconsin (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Peter

MN 1st Battalion Inf Co B. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Enrolled 11 Feb 1862. Mustered the same day. Private. Died 15 Dec 1864 in Salisbury Prison, North Carolina. Sources: (MINN p541) (MCIW p69) (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Peter

MN 2nd Inf Co E. Residence: St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 5 Jul 1861. Mustered the same day. Private. Wounded while on picket duty 12 Oct 1863. Died 13 Oct 1863. Sources: (MINN p82) (MCIW p134) (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Peter

From Aardal, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Lafarge, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Peter

From Stordoen, Norway. Indian War: Private. Post war: Lived at Brooten, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Peter

From Hadeland, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived at Sacred Heart, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Peter

From Hallingdal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Killed in the Battle of Chattanooga, Tennessee [23-25 Nov 1863]. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Peter

From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Glenwood, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Peter

From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Post war: Lived in Tacoma, Washington. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Peter

From Aurdals Prestegjeld, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Martell, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Peter R.

Residence: Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin. From Laerdal, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Sergeant. Wounded. Sources: (Ulvestad p261)

PETERSEN, Samuel

From Solum prestegjeld, Skien, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Tacoma, Washington. Sources: (Ulvestad p323) “Elseth, Samuel”

PETERSEN, Samuel

From Næs Jernværk, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Sivert

See PEDERSON, Sever

PETERSEN, Talef

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Mustered 2 Jun 1864. Recruit. Private. Died at Devall's Bluff, Arkansas, 17 Jan 1865. Sources: (MINN p140) (MCIW p185) (Ulvestad p323) “Petersen, Tollef”

PETERSEN, Thomas

MN 1st Inf Co F. Civil War: Age 36. Enrolled 29 May 1861. Mustered the same day. Private. Wounded at Savage Station, Virginia [29 Jun 1862]. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 5 May 1864. Sources: (MINN p42) (MCIW p59) (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSEN, Wm.

From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Emmet County, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSON, A.

WI 15th Inf Co K. Civil War: Corporal. Died in Andersonville Prison on 3 Jul 1864. Buried in grave 2847. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 259-2) (“Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison” Atwater List, publ 1865)

PETERSON, A.

WI 5th Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Lumberman. Age 22. Blue eyes, fair hair, fair complexion, 5’ 9 ¼”. Enlisted for three years at Menomonie, Wisconsin, on 6 Sep 1862. Mustered 15 Sep 1862. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 19)

PETERSON, Aad

WI 2nd Inf Co D. Residence: Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Tailor. Age 25. Unmarried. Gray eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’7¾”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Apr 1861 at Janesville. Mustered 11 Jun 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded at Gainesville (Gaines’ Mill, Virginia) on 28 Aug 1862. Discharged from the service 29 Mar 1863 for disability due to a gunshot wound. Post war: He became a farmer near Fargo, North Dakota. Joined the GAR post at Fargo on 22 Feb 1864; paid dues as late as 1915. Sources: (WHS red book vol 8) (Fargo GAR Post records) (Kennedy, James B. Wisconsin Civil War name index)

PETERSON, Abraham

IA 27th Inf Co B. Residence: Lansing, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 1 Sep 1862. Private. Died of disease 7 Dec 1864, Nashville, Tennessee. Buried National Cemetery, Nashville, Tennessee; section E, grave 2741. Sources: (ISW-III p1196)

PETERSON, Adam

WI 46th Inf Co B. Residence: Amherst, Portage County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Alto, Fond du Lac County. Born 10 Oct 1828 in Hedenstad, Sandsvær, Buskerud, Norway. Norway farm name was Usler. Married 23 Mar 1853 to Anna Kirstine Andersdatter. They came to America in 1856 from Sandsvaer, and settled at Amherst (near Nelsonville), Portage County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Farmer. Age 36. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 11 Feb 1865 at Amherst, and mustered 22 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: He lived at Amherst, Wisconsin. Adam Peterson died 5 Mar 1913 and was buried at Nelsonville. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-3,17; red book vol 51) (Ulvestad p321) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Note left at Vesterheim by a museum visitor.)

PETERSON, Alexander

WI 21st Inf Co B. Civil War: Age 15. First Sergeant. Appointed Second Lieutenant on 8 May 1865 at Richmond, Virginia. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 106-4)

PETERSON, Alexander

IL 16th Inf Co F. Residence: Oquawka, Henderson County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 24 May 1861 at Quincy, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Corporal. Re-enlisted for three years on 23 Dec 1863 at Kelly Ferry, Tennessee, and mustered there on 28 Dec 1863. Killed in battle at Chattahoochee River, Georgia, 17 Jul 1864. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 75, 78)

PETERSON, Alfred

US Navy. Born 1838 in Sweden. Civil War: Enlisted from New York. Seaman. Awarded the Medal of Honor. On board the U.S.S. Commodore Perry in the attack upon Franklin, Virginia, on 3 Oct 1862. With enemy fire raking the deck of his ship and blockades thwarting her progress, Peterson remained at his post and performed his duties with skill and courage as the Commodore Perry fought a gallant battle to silence many rebel batteries as she steamed down the Blackwater River. Sources: (“America’s Medal of Honor Recipients”. Publ. 1977, pp 188, 1019)

PETERSON, Alfred A.

IA 4th Cav Co C. Residence: Lockridge, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 8 Jan 1862. Mustered 24 Jan 1862. Private. Re-enlisted and re-mustered 4 Mar 1864. Wounded severely on 10 Jun 1864 at Guntown, Mississippi. Mustered out 8 Aug 1865 at Atlanta, Georgia. Sources: (ISW-IV cd p140)

PETERSON, Amund

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Born “Amund Pedersen Sivle” at Voss, Norway. Civil War: Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 26 Oct 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Appointed Corporal. Wounded at Stone’s River on 31 Dec 1862. Went his own way from hospital in West End, Cincinnati, Ohio. Returned to his company. Promoted to Sergeant. Taken prisoner in the Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863. Discharged from the service 28 Jul 1864 in Chicago, Illinois, because of his wounds. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p 20) (Buslett p365) (Ulvestad p260) (Ager p293) (Gjertveit) (Ulvestad p261) (Meeker) “Peterson, Osmund” “Peterson, Omund”

PETERSON, Amund

WI 47th Inf Co D. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Brown eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 23 Jan 1865 at Scandinavia. Mustered 10 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-5; red book vol 52)

PETERSON, Anders

WI 32nd Inf Co C. Residence: Liberty, Wisconsin. Born 21 May 1829 in Vestre Slidre, Oppland, Norway. Came to America in 1850. Married in 1856 to Ingeborg Madsdatter. Civil War: Farmer. Age 36. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, sandy complexion, 5’8”. Drafted for one year on 30 Sep 1864 at Liberty, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Bounty $186. Private. “Missing since the 21st of March 1865. Supposed to have been taken prisoner at the battle of Bentonville, North Carolina. Was a drafted man and never able to perform the duties of a soldier.” Post war: Died in Gjerpen, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, 30 Aug 1902. Buried at West Valders, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 148-13; red book vol 37) (Bjerke, p 19) (Ulvestad p303) (VGC Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) “Korstad, Anders Peterson” “Peterson, Andrew” “Korstad, Anders Pedersen”

PETERSON, Andreas

WI 51st Inf Co H. Residence: New Berlin, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 35. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for one year on 23 Mar 1865 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 198-9)

PETERSON, Andrew

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The St. Peter Frontier Guards were on duty at New Ulm, Minnesota, during the Indian War, from 19 Aug 1862 until 26 Aug 1862. Part of this company was in the first, and all of it in the second, battle of New Ulm. Private. Sources: (MCIW p756)

PETERSON, Andrew

IL 17th Cav. Co C. Born 2 Nov 1834 in Sweden. Civil War: 3 Oct 1863. Private. Discharged 23 Nov 1865. Died 19 Sep 1914 in Oakland, Nebraska. Buried in Cumings County, Nebraska, in Pioneer Cemetery, lot 10, section 1. Sources: (Rootsweb “Civil War Veterans, Cumings County, Nebraska.”)

PETERSON, Andrew

IL 31st Inf Co I. Residence: Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 45. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for three years on 30 Dec 1863 at Peoria, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Sick in a hospital, no discharge given at muster out of this organization. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 55)

PETERSON, Andrew

MN 4th Inf Co F. Residence: Loretta, Houston County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 42. Drafted. Mustered 18 Mar 1865. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 19 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p204) (MCIW p233)

PETERSON, Andrew

MN 5th Inf Co C. Residence: Albert Lea Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Enrolled 24 Feb 1862. Mustered 18 Mar 1862. Private. Re-enlisted 25 Feb 1864. Veteran. Died 3 Apr 1865 at Spanish Fort, of a gunshot wound. Sources: (MINN p242) (MCIW p287) (FCHS)

PETERSON, Andrew

IA 45th Inf Co I. Residence: Jefferson County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 7 May 1864. Mustered 25 May 1864. Private. Mustered out 16 Sep 1864 at Keokuk, Iowa, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ISW-V cd p67)

PETERSON, Andrew

From Næs, Hedemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded and died in the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSON, Andrew

WI 6th Inf Co B. Residence: Stillwater, Minnesota. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 31. Laborer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’4½”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Jun 1861 at Prescott, Wisconsin. Mustered 16 Jul 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Was in the battles of South Mountain, Maryland, 14 Sep 1862 and Antietam, Maryland, 17 Sep 1862. Sick in hospital 30 Oct 1862. Discharged from the service for disability on 16 Apr 1863 at Annapolis, Maryland. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 27-4) (Larsen)

PETERSON, Andrew

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Fayette, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 26 Dec 1861 in Lafayette County. Mustered 6 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal 1 Jul 1862. Left sick in hospital at Bardstown, Kentucky, on 6 Oct 1862. Died there 6 Nov 1862, of pneumonia. Buried in National Cemetery at Lisabon, Marion County, Kentucky, section B, grave 53. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-7, 77-8; red book vol 20 p70) (TAR) (Buslett p490) (Ulvestad p265) (Ager p305) (Meeker) “Pedersen, Andrew”

PETERSON, Andrew

WI 15th Inf Co H. Born in Vigdal, Norway, in 1827. Civil War: Died 1892. Buried in McFarland, Wisconsin. Sources: (Hedberg)

PETERSON, Andrew

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Farmer. Unmarried. Brown eyes, light hair, sandy complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for three years on 3 Feb 1864 at Madison and mustered there on 17 Feb 1864. Private. Transferred to WI 13th Inf Co I on 11 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 18, p182)

PETERSON, Andrew

WI 29th Inf Co I. Residence: Ashippun, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway in 1834. Civil War: Age 26. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Hartford, Wisconsin. Mustered 27 Sep 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged 22 Jun 1865 at Shreveport, Louisiana. Post war: Homesteaded inear Washburn, McLean County, North Dakota. Lived in Washburn. Died at age 83. Buried in Riverview Cemetery, Washburn. Sources: (WHS red book vol 34) (ND State Archives, obit file) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59)

PETERSON, Andrew

WI 31st Inf Co C. Residence: Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 28. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Dodgeville. Mustered 9 Oct 1862 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 20 Jul 1865 near Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 145-14; red book vol 36)

PETERSON, Andrew

WI 44th Inf Co C. Residence: Amherst, Portage County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Nekimi, Winnebago County. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 34. Farmer. Married. Brown eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 28 Oct 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 7 Nov 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out with this company on 28 Aug 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Post war: Buried at Amherst, Wisconsin; stone reads “1831 – 1898”. Sources: (WHS red book vol 49; blue book) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

PETERSON, Andrew

US Engineer Regiment of the West. Co K. Residence: Wapello, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 30. Enlisted 16 Sep 1861 as Artificer. Mustered 31 Oct 1861. Re-enlisted and re-mustered 15 Feb 1864. Sources: (ISW-VI cd p17)

PETERSON, Andrew

WI 5th Inf Co G. Residence: Menomonie, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Lumberman. Age 22. Blue eyes, fair hair, fair complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 6 Sep 1862 at Menomonie, Wisconsin. Mustered 13 Sep 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $140 ($100 bounty plus $40 premium). Private. Re-assigned to WI 5th Inf Re-organized Co B. “Was in many battles.” Mustered out 17 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 19; red book vol 10b p204)

PETERSON, Anton

WI 22nd Inf Co H. Residence: Mt. Pleasant, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 28. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’3½”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Mt. Pleasant. Mustered 1 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 12 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 111-14; red book vol 27)

PETERSON, Anton

WI 22nd Inf Co K. Born in Holland. Civil War: Cigarmaker. Age 39. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Drafted from Gifford, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, and enrolled for one year on 26 Jan 1865. Private. This unit in North Carolina was ordered on 30 Apr 1865 to move to Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin, to become the camp’s permanent guard. Peterson never reported to this guard for duty. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 254-1)

PETERSON, Ares

IL 53rd Inf Co C. Residence: Ottawa, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 6 Feb 1862 at Ottawa. Mustered there. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 27 Feb 1863. Sources: (ILSA reel 5 p16)

PETERSON, Aslack

WI 45th Inf Co B. Residence: Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 39. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Mar 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 8 Mar 1864. Enlistment credited to Dekorra, Columbia County. Private. Sources: (WHS red book vol 50)

PETERSON, Aspian

IL 36th Inf Co D. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Jul 1861 at Lisbon. Mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Died of chronic diarrhea on 31 Dec 1862 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 62)

PETERSON, August

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Hartland Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born in Christiansand, Norway, 20 Sep 1843. Came to America in 1854 to Wisconsin. Came to Freeborn County in 1858. Civil War: Age 17. Enlisted for three years on 12 Oct 1861. Mustered at Fort Snelling. Private. Found his father Hendrick Peterson there and joined him in the 3rd. Sick with chronic diarrhea and fever. When the 3rd Infantry surrendered at Murfreesboro, August was paroled with the regiment. Co D was assigned to campaign against Indians. Mustered out at close of the war, Sep 1865. Post war: He worked in the Government Land Office; still later he became Register of Deeds. Died 15 Mar 1904. Buried in Lakewood Cemetery, Albert Lea. Sources: (FCHS - Albert Lea, Minnesota GAR)

PETERSON, Augustus

IA 33rd Inf Co H. Residence: Des Moines, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 24. Enlisted 17 Feb 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Died of disease on 12 Nov 1864 at Keokuk, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-V cd p85)

PETERSON, Barney

Spanish-American War: Post war: Stone reading “Peterson, Barney S. –1931” is in the Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery Sect. I Row 16, Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Sources: (USGenWeb Archives by Geraldine Trinrud gertrin@gglbbs.com)

PETERSON, Bore

IA 12th Inf Co B. Residence: Lansing, Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 5 Oct 1861. Mustered 17 Oct 1861. Private. Missing in action 6 Apr 1862, Shiloh, Tennessee. Discharged from the service for disability 11 Feb 1863, St Louis, Missouri. Sources: (ISW-II p509)

PETERSON, Bore

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Humburg, Bad Ax County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 17. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Aug 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to La Crosse. Mustered there the same day. Private. Bounty $100. Sick in Chattanooga 28 Nov 1863. Sick in Nashville. Sick in Louisville on 18 Dec 1863. Sick in Brown General Hospital at Louisville, Kentucky, 31 Jan 1864. Died there on 10 May 1864 of chronic diarrhea. Buried at Cave Hill National Cemetery, Louisville; section B, grave 58. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-15, 77-1; red book vol 20 p78) (TAR) (Buslett p491) (Ager p305) “Peterson, Borre”

PETERSON, C.

WI 15th Inf Co I. Civil War: Private. Died of scurvy at Andersonville Prison on 21 Sep 1864. Buried in grave 9461. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 259-2) (“Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison” Atwater List, publ 1865)

PETERSON, Charles

IL 12th Inf Co B. Residence: Lee Center, Lee County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 25. Dark eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 17 Aug 1861. Private. Re-enlisted. Sources: (ILSA reel one p74)

PETERSON, Charles

MN 10th Inf Co E. Residence: Bancroft Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer and carpenter. Age 30. Enrolled 21 Aug 1862. Mustered 13 Oct 1862. Private. Discharged from the service for disability, 20 Jan 1865. Post war: Died 16 Nov 1886. Buried in West Freeborn church cemetery beside his brother, Hendrick. Sources: (MINN p476) (MCIW p479) (FCHS)

PETERSON, Charles

WI 42nd Inf Co A. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 27. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for one year on 29 Aug 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out 20 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-2,14; red book vol 47)

PETERSON, Charles

MN 6th Inf Co C. Residence: Northfield, Rice County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 19 Feb 1864. Mustered 20 Feb 1864. Private. Absent sick at St. Louis at time of discharge of his regiment. Discharged from the service 18 Aug 1865. Post war: He lived at Osakis, Douglas County, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p289) (MCIW p334) (DCHS 1890 Veteran Census card file)

PETERSON, Charles F.

NJ 3rd Reg Co ?. Born in Gothenberg, Sweden. Civil War: Age 29. Stone cutter. Chestnut eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three months on 25 Apr 1861 at Trenton, New Jersey. Sources: (New Jersey State Archives “Regimental and Company Books 1861-65”, Series SDEA 4039, book 4)

PETERSON, Charles I.

IA 30th Inf Co H. Residence: Glendale, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 30. Enlisted 14 Aug 1862. Mustered 14 Sep 1862. Private. Discharged for disability on 27 Jun 1863 at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (ISW-III cd p81)

PETERSON, Charles M.

IA 6th Inf Co I. Residence: Galesburg, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 12 Jul 1861. Mustered 18 Jul 1861. Private. Re-enlisted and re-mustered 26 Jan 1864. Wounded severely on 27 Jun 1864 in the battle of Kenesaws Mountain, Georgia. Died of his wounds on 20 Jul 1864. Buried in the National Cemetery at Marietta, Georgia, section 8, grave 196. Sources: (ISW-I cd p91)

PETERSON, Christian

WI 12th Inf Co H. Residence: New Denmark, Brown County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 19. Brewer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’3¼”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Oct 1861 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 20 Dec 1863 at Natchez, Mississippi. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-10,14; red book vol 17, p144)

PETERSON, Christian

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co D. Residence: Stearns County, Minnesota. Born in Mosteroen, Bergens Diocese, Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enrolled 16 Oct 1862. Mustered 28 Oct 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Served with his brothers, Hans (John), Nils and Peter. Died 13 Aug 1863, on a march from Camp Atkinson, Dakota Territory. Sources: (MINN p648) (MCIW p530) (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSON, Christian

WI 45th Inf Co F. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Vienna, Dane County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Clerk. Age 27. Unmarried. Hazel eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for one year on 26 Jan 1865 at Madison and mustered there on 28 Jan 1865. Bounty $100. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-7,8; red book vol 50)

PETERSON, Christian

WI 44th Inf Co A. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Hudson, St. Croix County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 38. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, fair hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 23 Aug 1864 at Martell. Mustered 27 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out on 2 Jul 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS red book vol 49; blue book)

PETERSON, Christian

WI 32nd Inf Co D. Residence: Clayton, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 27. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 25 Sep 1862. Private. “Was in the Reg’t up to 10 Jun 1863.” Discharged for disability on 13 May 1863 at Jackson, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS red book vol 37)

PETERSON, Christopher

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 34. Enrolled 3 Oct 1861. Mustered 4 Nov 1861. Private. Musician. Discharged from the service on expiration of term, 14 Nov 1864. Sources: (MINN p136)

PETERSON, Christopher

WI 25th Inf Co D. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 31. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, florid complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 8 Jan 1864 at Sparta, Monroe County, Wisconsin. Mustered 16 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Recruit. Bounty $300. Private. Joined the company on 18 Mar 1864. Absent in hospital in Washington, D.C., on 2 Jun 1865 and did not return to his company until 1 Apr 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-14,16; red book vol 30) [See also a WI 15th Inf soldier enlisted as Pederson, Christopher.]

PETERSON, Daniel

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Porter, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Unmarried. Blue eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 5’9½”. Farmer. Enlisted 9 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Assigned to 68th Indiana Regiment from 31 Jan 1864 until 1 Apr 1864. Accidentally killed by a falling tree at Bald Knob (Kennesaw Mountain), Georgia, on 23 Jun 1864, while on duty with the pioneer corps. Buried in National Cemetery at Marietta, Georgia; section G, grave 1660. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-11, 77-1; red book vol 20 p134) (Buslett p604) (Ager p315, e51) (Meeker) “Pederson, Daniel”

PETERSON, Ed

MN 9th Inf Co D. Residence: Rochester, Minnesota. Born “Aad Pedersen Løne” on 19 Mar 1843 in Voss, Hordaland, Norway, son of Peder Knudsen Løne and Ragnild Magnusdatter Sætre. He came to America with his parents and three siblings in 1845. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 26 Feb 1864. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 24 Aug 1865. Post war: Married on 9 Apr 1873 to Ingeborg Mebust. He lived at Byron, Minnesota, and later at Evansville, Minnesota. Ingeborg had eleven children of whom five survived her death. Ed then married Johanna O. Krogstad. Ed died in Aug 1925. Sources: (MINN p427) (MCIW p445) (Naeseth ’45-1560) (Descendant Doris Jorgenson, Minneapolis, Minnesota, jorgenson5039@yahoo.com) (Ulvestad p309)

PETERSON, Edward

Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 43. Stated he had served in the Civil war. Private. Post war: The 1885 Minnesota Census shows him living in Evansville Township, Douglas County, Minnesota. Sources: (DCHS 1890 Veteran Census card file) “Peterson, Edward Odd”

PETERSON, Elias

MN 4th Inf Co H. Civil War: Enlisted 27 Sep 1861. Private. Re-enlisted on 1 Jan 1864. Discharged 19 Jul 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Windom, Cottonwood County, Minnesota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

PETERSON, Elias

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at La Crosse and mustered there the same day. Private. Recruit. Joined I Company at Knoxville, Tennessee, 19 Feb 1864. Sick. Temporarily assigned to the Wisconsin 24th Infantry. Transferred to WI 13th Inf Co I on 10 Jun 1865. Mustered out 24 Nov 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 18, p182; vol 20, p134) (Buslett p605) (Ager p316, e51) (Ulvestad p321) [One red book entry gives residence as New Hope, Portage County.]

PETERSON, Eller

See PEDERSON, Ellef

PETERSON, Englebert

IL 26th Inf Co A. Residence: Effingham County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 30. Farmer. Unmarried. Dark eyes, light hair, sandy complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Aug 1861 at Effingham, Illinois, and mustered on 2 Aug 1861 at Camp Butler. Private. Discharged in hospital, date unknown. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 49)

PETERSON, Eric J.

IL 91st Inf Co E. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Lisbon. Mustered 8 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 13 Apr 1865 at Chicago, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p17)

PETERSON, Erick

WI 6th Inf Co B. Residence: Portland, Monroe County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Carpenter. Married. Age 36. Blue eyes, light hair, flush complexion, 5’5”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 20 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Joined Company B on 27 Nov 1864. Took part in the battle of Hatcher’s Run, Virginia, 6-7 Feb 1865, and was wounded on the second day of fighting. Discharged from the service 24 May 1865 from Satterlee US General Hospital at West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Post war: While living at Cashton, Monroe County, he was granted a pension of $6 a month because of a wound to his left leg. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 27-14; red book vol 11 p46) (Larsen) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.)

PETERSON, Erling J.

US Army. Born 21 Jul 1914 in Steigen, Norway, a son of Peter and Kristine (Andreassen) Olsen. Came to America about 1930. Second World War: Was in the Army in 1943. Post war: Married on 8 May 1943 to Marie Paulson. He worked as an industrial engineer in Detroit and Skanee, Michigan. He died 11 Jun 2002 in L’Anse and is buried in the Skanee Cemetery. Sources: (Obituary, found on the Internet)

PETERSON, Evan

IL 41st Inf Co A. Civil War: Private. Veteran. Re-enlisted for three years 14 Jun (unreadable), in (unreadable), Mississippi. Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p43)

PETERSON, Frank

IA 9th Cav Co F. Residence: Lansing, Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 16 Jul 1863. Mustered 24 Aug 1863. Private. Mustered out 3 Feb 1877 at Little Rock, Arkansas. Sources: (ISW-IV cd p92)

PETERSON, Frank

IL 19th Inf Co G. Residence: Hampton, Rock Island County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 30. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Jun 1861 at Moline, Illinois, and mustered at Chicago, Illinois, on 17 un 1861. Private. Discharged 9 Jul 1864 at Chicago. $100 enlistment bounty paid. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 32)

PETERSON, Frederick

MN 11th Inf Co C. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 40. Enrolled 25 Aug 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 26 Jun 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living at Clayton, Faribault County, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p507) (MCIW p496) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) “Mondale, Fredrick P.”

PETERSON, Gustav

IL 12th Inf Co I. Residence: Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 29. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8¼”. Enlisted for three years on 24 Jul 1861. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Vale Mills, Tennessee, and mustered on 14 Jan 1864 at Pulaski, Tennessee. Discharged 10 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 109, 111)

PETERSON, Gustav

IL 33rd Inf Co I. Residence: Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 34. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 6’3”. Enlisted for three years on 3 Jan 1864 at Chicago and mustered there on 14 Jan 1864. Private. Recruit transferred here from IL 72nd Inf on 17 Jul 1865. Mustered out 24 Nov 1865 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 56)

PETERSON, Gustav

IL 36th Inf Co A. Residence: Fairview, Fulton County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 33. Sailor. Gray eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’3½”. Enrolled for one year on 20 Oct 1864 at Mt. Sterling, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Substitute for John Stones. Private. Mustered out 8 Oct 1865 at New Orleans, Louisiana. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 50)

PETERSON, Guthsom

KS. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Adjutant General’s report of 1907-8, vol 4 p27. On microfilm, Kansas Historical Society, Topeka, Kansas)

PETERSON, Halvor

WI 30th Inf Co D. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 35. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Martell. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick in Sioux City, Iowa, 21 Sep 1863. Sick in Quincy, Illinois, 26 Nov 1864. Discharged from the service for chronic rheumatism on 31 Mar 1865 at Quincy. Post war: He was granted a pension of $6 a month because of his chronic rheumatism. In 1897, he was living at Lawton, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 140-13; red book vol 35) (Larsen p57) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.)

PETERSON, Hans

See PETERSON, John

PETERSON, Hans

MN 1st Inf Co F. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age not shown. Enrolled 14 Feb 1862. Mustered the same day. Private. Wounded at Savage Station. Killed 15 Oct 1863 at Bristow Station, Virginia. Sources: (MINN p43) (MCIW p59)

PETERSON, Hans

IA 38th Inf Co D. Residence: Glenwood, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Private. Enlisted 18 Aug 1862. Mustered 27 Sep 1862. Private. Died of disease 14 Jul 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi. Sources: (ISW-V p907)

PETERSON, Hans

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Scandinavian Guards, organized in Nicollet County, 27 Aug 1862, and served in that county 21 days. Private. Sources: (MCIW p808)

PETERSON, Hans

Civil War: Post war: Buried at Saxeville, Wisconsin; stone reads “5 Dec 1840 – 8 Feb 1916”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

PETERSON, Hans

WI 17th Inf Co B. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8½”. Enrolled for one year on 10 Oct 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Janies Haynes of Perry, Dane County, Wisconsin. Private. Post war: A veteran named Hans Peterson lived in Moscow Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota, after the war. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-13) (FCHS)

PETERSON, Hans

WI 38th Inf Co C. Residence: Pine River, Waushara County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 23. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Mar 1864 at Leon, Wisconsin. Mustered 15 Apr 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS red book vol 43)

PETERSON, Hans

WI 22nd Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 43. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Drafted from Richland, Richland County, Wisconsin, and enrolled for one year on 26 Sep 1864. Private. This unit in North Carolina was ordered on 30 Apr 1865 to move to Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin, to become the camp’s permanent guard. “Nothing known about him further than on Garrison duty at Madison. Never joined Regt.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 254-1)

PETERSON, Hans J.

WI 22nd Inf Co H. Residence: Mt. Pleasant, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 23. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Mt. Pleasant. Mustered 1 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 12 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 111-14; red book vol 27)

PETERSON, Hans P. A.

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 12 Oct 1861. Mustered 4 Nov 1861. Private. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 1864. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 2 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p138) (MCIW p185)

PETERSON, Hendrick

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 42. Enrolled 3 Oct 1861. Mustered 4 Nov 1861. Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant. Discharged from the service on expiration of term, 14 Nov 1864. Hendrick’s son August had enlisted in the MN 4th Inf Co F. When they met at Fort Snelling, Hendrick had August transferred to the 3rd. Post war: Hendrick Peterson died 12 Oct 1870 at age 52 and is buried in West Freeborn Lutheran Cemetery, Freeborn County. Sources: (MINN p136) (MCIW p185) (FCHS-Albert Lea GAR)

PETERSON, Henry

MN Lt Arty 2nd Battery. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 31. Enrolled 26 Aug 1862. Mustered 22 Dec 1863 (sic). Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service with the Battery, 16 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p798) (MCIW p668)

PETERSON, Henry

WI 11th Inf Co K. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born 28 Jan 1849 in Tuddal, Telemark, Norway, a son of Sven Peterson. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 18 (He was actually 15, and may have been the youngest infantry rifleman in the war.) Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Feb 1864 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $300. Volunteer recruit. Private. Took part with the WI 23rd Inf in General Banks’ Red River campaign in 1864. Took part in the siege and capture of Fort Blakely, Alabama, 9 Apr 1865. Suffered dysentery and chronic diarrhea April through June 1865. Discharged 4 Sep 1865. Post war: On 2 Jan 1869 he married Anne Twito (1849-1943). Lived in Minnesota for ten years, then in the Dakotas, Nebraska, Colorado and eventually in Lake Mills, Winnebago County, Iowa. Granted pension, which eventually reached $50 per month. Died 16 Nov 1925 in Lake Mills. Buried at North Lutheran Cemetery, Lake Mills. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 52-13; red book vol 16 p204) (Discharge certificate, death certificate, pension drop certificate, and newspaper article all furnished by Hamlet A. Peterson, Rochester, Minnesota)

PETERSON, Herman

DT 1st Cav Co A. Born 12 Mar 1846 in Norway. Indian War: Age 16. Enrolled 20 Oct 1862 at Vermillion, Dakota Territory. Private. Served in the Sioux campaigns. Discharged from the service 25 Dec 1865 at Vermillion. Post war: Died 12 Aug 1919 of paralysis at age 73 at Vermillion. Buried there in Clay Creek Cemetery. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Clay County)

PETERSON, Herman

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Spring Prairie, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 28. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 31 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Was in Pioneer Corps in November, 1862. Died of Disease at Chattanooga, Tennessee, 11 Jun 1864. Buried in National Cemetery, Chattanooga; section 6, grave 51. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 34) (Buslett p396) (Ager p297) (RWV p809)

PETERSON, Holden

IA 27th Inf Co K. Residence: Mitchell, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 31. Enlisted 20 Aug 1862. Mustered 9 Sep 1862. Private. Mustered out 8 Aug 1865, Clinton, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-III p1199)

PETERSON, Ingebrit

WI 46th Inf Co C. Residence: Mt. Sterling, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Union, Rock County. Born 8 Oct 1826 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 42. Married. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for one year on 16 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 23 Feb 1865. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Died 16 Mar 1889 at Howard, South Dakota, at age 62 and is buried in Belleview Lutheran cemetery at Howard, lot 127, grave 2. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-4,19; red book vol 51) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Miner County) “Pederson, Engebrith”

PETERSON, Isaac

WI 29th Inf Co I. Residence: Ashippun, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted for three years on 12 Aug 1862 at Hartford, Wisconsin. Mustered 27 Sep 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Died of chronic diarrhea on 30 Oct 1863 at New Orleans, Louisiana. Sources: (WHS red book vol 34)

PETERSON, Iver

WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Bloomingdal, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born 13 Mar 1842 in Biri, Norway. Came to America in 1859, to Westby, Vernon County. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 20. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 6’1”. Enlisted for three years on 13 Aug 1862 at Viroqua, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Regiment first sent to the frontier to protect settlers from the Sioux. In 1863, the regiment was sent to Columbus, Kentucky, and into the Siege of Vicksburg. At his mustering out, his company commander wrote that he “Joined the company at the organization at La Crosse Wis and has been with the co every day since that time in all the Skirmishes and Battles which the Regiment has been engaged in, has never lost any duty by Sickness. He has been a good and faithful soldier, true to his country and the cause he fought for. He was born in Norway and enlists immediately after emigrating.” Post war: He homesteaded a farm on which he platted a village, now known as Ettrick. He there married Mary Nelson. Five children. Peterson died 29 Sep 1914. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30) (“Trempealeau Co. WI Biographies”) (“History of Trempeauleau County, Wisconsin, 1917”, p379)

PETERSON, J. P.

AL 51st Cav Co I. CSA. Residence: Perry County, Alabama. Born in Norway. Civil War: Mustered 15 Oct 1861 at Mobile, Alabama. Private. Sent wounded to hospital 26 Nov 1863. Assigned as assistant surgeon by special orders 26 Oct 1864. Paroled at Charlotte, North Carolina, 3 May 1865. Sources: (“Wheeler’s Favorites”, by Rex Miller. Publ. 1991, Patrex Press, Depew NY) (www.borgerkrigen.info)

PETERSON, James

IL 88th Inf Co E. Residence: Frankfort, Will County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Hazel eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Aug 1862 at Chicago, Illinois. Mustered on 24 Aug 1862 at Chicago. Private. Sick with heart troubles at Chattanooga, Nashville and Louisville. Took part in battles at Chickamauga and Atlanta. Promoted to Corporal. Discharged from the service 9 Jun 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Came to Hayward Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota after the war. Joined the Albert Lea GAR post. Died at age 86 at the Soldier’s Home in Minneapolis in 1931. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p53) (FCHS - Albert Lea GAR records)

PETERSON, James

WI 48th Inf Co B. Residence: Norway, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 31. Cooper. Blue eyes, black hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 16 Feb 1865 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 19 Feb 1866 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Sources: (WHS red book vol 53)

PETERSON, James P.

Spanish-American War: Post war: A stone reading “Peterson, James P 1876-1908” is in the Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery Sect. I Row 5, Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Sources: (USGenWeb Archives by Geraldine Trinrud gertrin@gglbbs.com)

PETERSON, Jans Peter

WI 38th Inf Co B. Residence: Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for one year on 11 Sep 1864 at Oshkosh. Mustered 26 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Joined this company 30 Sep 1864. Mustered out 2 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 43)

PETERSON, Jens J. J.

WI 22nd Inf Co H. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 30. Blacksmith. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7¾”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Aug 1862 at Raymond, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Raymond, Racine County. Mustered at Racine, Wisconsin, on 1 Sep 1862. Sergeant. Mustered out 12 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Post war: Granted a pension of $4 a month because of a head wound. Sources: (WHS red book vol 27) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.)

PETERSON, Jens P.

IL 44th Inf Co B. Born 26 Jan 1841 in Denmark, son of Peter Petersen and Christina Nelson. Civil War: Age 23. Enrolled 7 Oct 1864. Private. Discharged from the service 25 Sep 1865. Post war: Died of uremia at age 77 on 24 Jan 1919 at Vermillion, South Dakota, and is buried there in Bluff View Cemetery. Three children survived. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Clay County)

PETERSON, John

IL 33rd Inf Co K. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 33. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6. Enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Indianola, Illinois. Mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 24 Nov 1865 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 61)

PETERSON, John

IA 13th Inf Co G. Residence: Winneshiek County, Third Congressional District, Iowa. Born 7 Oct 1827 in Kongsbakken, Sweden. Came to America to Rhode Island in 1837. Employed as a sailor. Married in 1863 to Bertha Flaskerud of Decorah, Winneshiek County Iowa. Civil War: Age 36. Enlisted 20 Oct 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out 21 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: Bought a farm near Ossian, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Ten children. Died 16 Oct 1910 at age 83. Sources: (ISW-II cd p114) (“Flaskerud Family History”, by Anna Hovey and Mrs. Edwin Peterson, Calmar, Iowa, p 132)

PETERSON, John

WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Cherburg, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Unmarried. Farmer. Age 25. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Viroqua, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service for disease, incipient phthisis (pulmonary tuberculosis), at Mound City, Illinois, on 1 Jul 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30)

PETERSON, John

IA 37th Inf Co C. Residence: Keokuk, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 45. Enlisted 9 Nov 1862. Mustered 27 Oct 1862. Private. The 37th was known as "The Graybeards" and the "Silver Grays". The minimum age of enlistees was 45, the average age 57, the oldest was an 80 year old man from Muscatine, Iowa, named "Curtis King". The 37th was assigned guard duty at railroads around St. Louis, Missouri; then to guard the prison in Alton, Illinois, and later to guard supply trains near Memphis, Tennessee. Their final assignment was to guard prisoners in Ohio. The unit, including Peterson, was mustered out 24 May 1865, Davenport, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-V p805) (IVAL p483)

PETERSON, John

IA 38th Inf Co D. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 18 Aug 1862. Mustered 4 Nov 1862. Private. Transferred to Iowa 34th & 38th Infantry Consolidated, Company H, on 1 Jan 1865. Mustered out 15 Aug 1865, Houston, Texas. Sources: (ISW-V p470,907)

PETERSON, John

IL 12th Inf Co D. Residence: Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 21. Shoemaker. Gray eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 3 Feb 1864 at Rock Island and mustered 20 Mar 1864 at Chicago, Illinois. Private. Discharged 10 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ILSA reel one p85)

PETERSON, John

WI 27th Inf Co H. Civil War: Age 44. Enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Black Earth, Dane County, Wisconsin. Mustered 15 Jan 1864 at Madison. Private. Joined the regiment on 20 Feb 1864; assigned to Company H the next day. Sick at General Hospital in Mobile, Alabama, since 18 Apr 1865, according to regimental report of 30 Jun 1865. Entered Barracks general hospital, New Orleans, 15 May 1865. Mustered out 31 May 1865 at New Orleans, Louisiana. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,17; 130-10, 131-4,14; red book vol 32)

PETERSON, John

IL 33rd Inf Co K. Residence: Wyoming, Stark County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 31. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Dec 1861. Mustered 31 Dec 1861. Private. Re-enlisted as Veteran. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 62)

PETERSON, John

IL 36th Inf Co K. Residence: Wayne, Du Page County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 33. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Sep 1861 at Wayne. Mustered at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Transferred to Veterans Reserve Corps on 17 Apr 1864. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 92)

PETERSON, John

MN 1st Inf Co H. Civil War: Enlisted 18 Jan 1865. Private. Discharged from the service Sep 1865. Post war: He lived at Evansville, Douglas County, Minnesota. Sources: (DCHS 1890 Veteran Census card file)

PETERSON, John

WI 17th Inf Co B. Residence: Hamburg, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 27. Blue eyes, light brown hair, flush complexion, 5’8½”. Enrolled for one year on 5 Oct 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Andrew Nelson of Hamburg. Mustered there the same day. Private. “Improperly assigned, never reported to Co.” Discharged from the service 25 May 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-13; red book vol 22, p38)

PETERSON, John

MN 4th Inf Co E. Civil War: Enlisted December 1863. Private. Discharged Aug 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Claremont, Dodge County, Minnesota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

PETERSON, John

MN 5th Inf Co B. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 32. Enrolled 30 August 1864. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 6 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p239) (MCIW p286)

PETERSON, John

WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Bergen, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 37. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 21 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. “This man enlisted in this Regt and Company in Augst 1862 and was discharged for Lung Disease or Phthisis in July 1863 and in September came in again to this company. Has been a good and faithful soldier.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-13; red book vol 30)

PETERSON, John

MN 10th Inf Co D. Residence: Wanamingo, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enrolled 22 Aug 1862. Mustered 9 Oct 1862. Private. Deserted 8 Oct 1863 at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p472) (MCIW p478)

PETERSON, John

MN 10th Inf Co E. Residence: Bath Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enrolled for three years on 13 Aug 1862. Mustered 13 Oct 1862 at Fort Snelling. Private. Sick with sun stroke at Fort Snelling, Aug 1862; for chronic diarrhea at St. Louis, 1863; and for fever at Memphis 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 19 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p476) (MCIW p479) (FCHS Albert Lea GAR records) “Pedersen, John”

PETERSON, John

WI 17th Inf Co B. Residence: Neenah, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted 11 Feb 1862. Mustered 13 Feb 1862. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 12 Feb 1864 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Veteran volunteer. Re-mustered the same day. Discharged from the service 26 Jun 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, for “disability due to wounds received in battle”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-15; red book vol 22, p38)

PETERSON, John

WI 44th Inf Co A. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Hudson, St. Croix County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 35. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’1”. Enlisted for one year on 28 Aug 1864 at Rush River, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out on 2 Jul 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-2) (WHS red book vol 49; blue book)

PETERSON, John

Civil War: Post war: Buried at New Hope, Iola, Wisconsin; stone reads “d. 6 Oct 1885, age 54”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

PETERSON, John

WI 6th Inf Co B. Residence: Bergen, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 37. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 21 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Joined Company B on 27 Nov 1864. Took part in the battles of Hatcher’s Run, Virginia, 6-7 Feb 1865; Gravelly Run, Virginia, 31 Mar 1865; and Five Forks, Virginia, 1-2 Apr 1865. He was at the surrender of General Lee’s army on 9 Apr 1865. Discharged from the service 8 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 27-14; red book vol 11 p46) (Larsen)

PETERSON, John

WI 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Fort Howard, Brown County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 27. Enlisted for three years on 21 Oct 1861 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 20 Dec 1863 at Natchez, Mississippi. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-10,14)

PETERSON, John

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 27. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 9 Dec 1861 at Scandinavia and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 20 Dec 1861. Private. Sick in Stevenson, Alabama, 15 and 16 September 1863. Sick in the Division hospital in 1864. Mustered out with I Company at Chattanooga, Tennessee, 10 Feb 1865. Post war: Peterson, also known as "Jon Maelingen", died on his farm at Iola (before 1894). Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p134) (Buslett p605) (Ager p315 e51)

PETERSON, John

MN 2nd Inf Co H. Residence: Newberg, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 37. Drafted. Mustered 31 May 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 11 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p103) (MCIW p141) (“History of Fillmore County, publ. 1912, p 146)

PETERSON, John (Hans)

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co D. Residence: Stearns County, Minnesota. Born in Mosteroen, Bergens Diocese, Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enrolled 16 Oct 1862. Mustered 28 Oct 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Served in the 1st Minnesota Cavalry with his brothers, Nils, Peter and Christian. Hans lived in Brooten, Minnesota. Discharged from the service with his company, 4 Nov 1863. Sources: (MINN p648) (MCIW p530) (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSON, John A.

IA 27th Inf Co B. Residence: Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 28. Enlisted 29 Feb 1864. Mustered 5 Apr 1864. Private. Wounded. Transferred to IA 12th Inf Co B. Missing in action on 19 May 1865 at Davenport, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-II p 509; ISW-III p 1196)

PETERSON, John A.

IA 8th Cav Co L. Residence: Ottumwa, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 8 Jul 1863. Mustered the same day. Private. Wounded 7 Oct 1864 at Cypress Creek, Alabama. Mustered out 13 Aug 1865 at Macon, Georgia. Sources: (ISW-IV cd p102)

PETERSON, John B.

WI 31st Inf Co I. Civil War: Enlisted in Nov. 1862. Private. Discharged 20 Jul 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Golden Gate, Brown County, Minnesota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

PETERSON, John E.

WI 22nd Inf Co G. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 19. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’4½”. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 16 Feb 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, as a substitute for S. J. Olees. Enrollment credited to Troy, St. Croix County. Private. Never joined the Regimental Permanent Garrison of Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered out 17 May 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 27)

PETERSON, John J.

MN 5th Inf Co G. Residence: Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 2 Feb 1862. Mustered 24 Apr 1862. Private. Died 16 July 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Sources: (MINN p258) (MCIW p294)

PETERSON, John P.

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Mt. Morris, Waushara County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 23. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 4 Dec 1861 at Scandinavia, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 20 Dec 1861. Private. Discharged from the service for disability due to disease (Consumption) at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 4 Oct 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p134) (Buslett p605) (Ager p316)

PETERSON, John P.

WI 50th Inf Co C. Residence: Jefferson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Mar 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 6 Mar 1865 at Madison. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-5)

PETERSON, John S.

SD 1st Inf. Born in Sweden 23 Jan 1873, a son of John Peterson and Christina. Philippines War: Age 25. Enlisted 25 Apr 1898 at Watertown, South Dakota. Later, he transferred to MN 8th Inf Co H. Fatally wounded on 21 Nov 1901. Buried in Graceland Cemetery, Mitchell, South Dakota, 1st addition, block 12, lot 2, grave 6. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Davison County)

PETERSON, Jorgen

WI 47th Inf Co D. Residence: New Hope, Portage County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 40. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 30 Jan 1865 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 10 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-5; red book vol 52) “Peterson, Jergen”

PETERSON, Kittel

WI 13th Inf Co H. Residence: Whitewater, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Jan 1864 at Whitewater. Mustered 19 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 24 Nov 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 64-14; red book vol 18, p162)

PETERSON, Knud

IL 47th Inf Co B Re-organized. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Mason. Age 22. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’11½”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Oct 1864 at Chicago, Illinois, and mustered there the same day as a substitute for Brosk H. Badger. Private. Mustered out 6 Oct 1865 at Montgomery, Alabama, expiration of term of service. Final separation 18 Nov 1865. Sources: (ILSA reel 17 p46)

PETERSON, Knud

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 28. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 9 Oct 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded at Stone's River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862, and sent to hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, where he died of his wounds on 13 Apr 1863. Buried Nashville Cemetery; section D, grave 418. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p 20) (Buslett p365) (Ager p293) “Pederson, Knud”

PETERSON, Knud

WI Hv Arty Co A. Residence: Muskego, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’11½”. Enlisted for three years on 27 Apr 1861 at Milwaukee and mustered 11 Jun 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. His father is his dependent. Mustered out 6 Jul 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin, expiration of his term of service. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 246-7; 247-2; red book vol 6)

PETERSON, Lais

MN 2nd Cav Co B. Residence: Lake Prairie, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 33. Enrolled 21 Dec 1863. Mustered 24 Dec 1863. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 1 Dec 1865. Sources: (MINN p716)

PETERSON, Lars

WI 13th Inf Co D. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 42. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’4”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 10 Nov 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out on 29 Jul 1865 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 64-6; red book vol 18, p78)

PETERSON, Lars

MN 1st Reg Hv Arty Co B. Residence: Lenora, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled 24 Sep 1864. Mustered 7 Oct 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 17 Jun 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Amherst, Fillmore County. Sources: (MINN p577) (MCIW p618) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p152)

PETERSON, Lars

WI 33rd Inf Co C. Residence: Shullsberg, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 30. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Dec 1863 at Shullsberg. Mustered 18 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Transferred to the WI 11th Inf Co C on 22 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 16, p 58; vol 38)

PETERSON, Lars

USA Unassigned. Residence: Portland, Monroe County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 42. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’4”. Drafted 10 Nov 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, into the service of the United States. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 258-6)

PETERSON, Louis

MN 6th Inf Co B. Civil War: Enlisted 29 Feb 1864. Private. Discharged 23 Feb 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Lenora, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

PETERSON, Magne

MO 14th Inf Co ?. Unit was known as “The Western Sharpshooters”. Born “Magne Petersen Veisene” on 6 Nov 1838 in Voss, Norway, son of Peter Samsonsen Veisene and Brita Magnesdatter Saetre. He came to America with his parents and a brother, Samson, on “Mercurius”, which sailed from Bergen and arrived in New York on 7 Sep 1843. They came first to La Salle County, Illinois, then moved soon to Deerfield Township, Dane County, Wisconsin. In 1854, they moved to Eureka Township, Dakota County, Minnesota, where he became postmaster. He was married in 1858 to Maria Halvorson. Civil War: Transferred to IL 66th Infantry. Sergeant. Post war: Moved in 1880 to Mountain Township, Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Married again to Kari Andersdatter Haagenson. Sources: (Naeseth ’43-1642)

PETERSON, Martin

IL 8th Inf Co I. Residence: Clover, Henry County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 25. Farmer. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 12 Oct 1864 at Peoria, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Enlisted as a substitute for Erick Hawkinson. Private. Discharged 12 Oct 1864, term of service having expired. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 121)

PETERSON, Martin

WI 14th Inf. Residence: Bergin, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 41. Blue eyes, brown hair, sandy complexion, 5’7½”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 21 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. “Last paid” on the muster roll of WI 17th Inf Co A. Discharged from the service 2 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-14; red book vol 22, p20)

PETERSON, Muns

MN 4th Inf Co H. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 15 Aug 1864. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service from hospital, 22 May 1865. Sources: (MINN p213) (MCIW p237)

PETERSON, Nels

Born 1824 in Kongsberg, Norway. Civil War: Posr war: Died 1908 in Aurdal Township, Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Buried in Stavanger Cemetery, Aurdal Township. Sources: (Otter Tail County Historical Society)

PETERSON, Nels

Civil War: Post war: Buried at Bonnet Prairie, Wisconsin; stone reads “12 Oct 1847 – 1 Apr 1912”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

PETERSON, Nels

WI 33rd Inf Co K. Residence: Rutland, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 28. Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Rutland. Mustered 18 Oct 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Severely wounded in the siege at Vicksburg, Mississippi on 2 Jun 1863. Promoted to Corporal 18 Dec 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 151-14; red book vol 38) “Peterson, Niels”

PETERSON, Nels

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Christiana, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 35. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 2 Jun 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service 15 Jan 1863, by order of General Martingale. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p202).

PETERSON, Nels

WI 30th Inf Co D. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 37. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Martell. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick 26 Nov 1864 at Quincy, Illinois. Mustered out 13 May 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Post war: He was granted a pension of $8 a month because of chronic diarrhea and chronic hepatitis. He died at Martell, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 140-13; red book vol 35) (Larsen p57) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.)

PETERSON, Nelse

IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 38. Enlisted 8 Nov 1861. Mustered 25 Nov 1861. Private. Missing in action on 6 Apr 1862 in the battle of Shiloh, Tennessee. Died 18 Sep 1863 at Camp Woods, Mississippi. Sources: (ISW-II cd p106)

PETERSON, Nelson

IA 2/3 Con Inf Co C. Residence: Winnebago County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 29. Enlisted 28 Sep 1864. Mustered 28 Sep 1864. Private. Mustered out 1 Jun 1865, Washington DC. Sources: (ISW-I p499)

PETERSON, Nelson

WI 36th Inf Co D. Residence: Ashippun, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 18. Gray eyes, brown hair, sandy complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 27 Feb 1864 at Tomah, Wisconsin. Mustered 21 Mar 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Taken prisoner 25 Aug 1864 at Reems Station, Virginia, and died of disease in the rebel prison at Salisbury, North Carolina, on 20 Nov 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 162-6; red book vol 41) (Love p1116)

PETERSON, Nelson

WI 42nd Inf Co I. Residence: Ridgeway, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Dodgeville, Iowa County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 35. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for one year on 31 Aug 1864 at Dodgeville. Mustered 9 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out 11 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-10,12,13; red book vol 47)

PETERSON, Nils

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co D. From Mosteroen, Bergens Diocese, Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Mustered 16 Oct 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Served in the 1st Minnesota Cavalry with his brothers, Hans (John), Peter and Christian. Nils lived in the neighborhood of Brooten, Minnesota. Mustered out 4 Nov 1863. Sources: (MCIW p530) (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSON, Nils

From Stordoen, Norway. Indian War: Private. Post war: Lived at Pennock, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSON, Ole

MN 6th Inf Co E. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 36. Enrolled 29 Jul 1862. Mustered 5 Oct 1862. Private. Transferred to Invalid Corps 1 Oct 1863. Sources: (MINN p296)

PETERSON, Ole

IL 39th Inf Co D. Residence: Lakeview, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 44. Gray eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for one year on 22 Sep 1864 at Chicago. Mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged from the service 23 Jun 1865 at Richmond, Virginia. Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p 23)

PETERSON, Ole

WI 45th Inf Co E. Residence: Black Earth, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Pleasant Springs, Dane County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 9 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 15 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged on 29 May 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS red book vol 50)

PETERSON, Ole

MN 5th Inf Co I. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 31. Drafted. Mustered 17 Nov 1864. Private. Died 19 (or 09) Jan 1865 of wounds received at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (MINN p267) (MCIW p297)

PETERSON, Ole

WI 50th Inf Co D. Civil War: Private. Listed as sick at Madison, Wisconsin, 18 Mar 1865. On 31 Mar 1866, he was listed as sick at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, since 25 Aug 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-16)

PETERSON, Ole

MN Cavalry Co G. Residence: Linden, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Mustered 23 Dec 1863. Private. Discharged from the service 29 Dec 1865. Sources: (MCIW)

PETERSON, Ole

WI 2nd Cav Co D. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted on 27 Nov 1861 at Hudson, Wisconsin. Mustered 11 Feb 1862 at Camp Washburn, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease on 28 Oct 1862 at Cassville, Missouri. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 207-6) (Love p1127)

PETERSON, Ole

WI 12th Inf Co K. Residence: Wauseca, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Jan 1864 at Boscobel, Wisconsin. Mustered 9 Feb 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Recruit. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-13; red book vol 17, p178)

PETERSON, Ole

WI 42nd Inf Co I. Residence: Ridgeway, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Dodgeville, Iowa County. Unmarried. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 31 Aug 1862 at Dodgeville. Mustered 9 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-10,12,13; red book vol 47)

PETERSON, Ole

WI 30th Inf Co F. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born “Ole Pedersen Busbergbjerget” on 22 Nov 1835 at Østre Gausdal, Oppland, Norway, son of Peder Bertelsen Busbergbjerget and Mari Olsdatter Sønstegaard. He came to America with his parents and four siblings on the bark “Preciosa”, which sailed from Drammen, Buskerud, on 2 Jun 1849 and arrived in New York on 26 Jul 1849. They came to Jefferson County, Wisconsin, and moved about 1854 to Martell Township, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 26. Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Martell. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged for disability on 27 Apr 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: He married Helene Jacobson. Three children. They lived near Beldenville, Pierce County. His brother, Amund, was also a soldier. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 140-13; red book vol 35) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-1862) (Ulvestad p271)

PETERSON, Ole

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Manchester Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born “Ole Pedersen Slette” on 16 Feb 1832 in Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway, son of Peder Olsen Slette and Mari Halvorsdatter. He came to America in 1851 to Illinois. Married on 20 Dec 1852 to Ingeborg (Eliza) Gulbrandsdatter Rugland. Six children. Moved to Freeborn County, where his family was one of the first six Norwegian families to settle in Manchester Township. Civil War: Age 29. Ole was one of the organizers of Company K. Enlisted 1 Jan 1862. Mustered into service at Madison, Wisconsin, and commissioned First Lieutenant on 30 Jan 1862. Left sick 11 Jun 1862 and resigned from the army on 30 Aug 1862 under authority of General Halleck. Post war: He became a prominent farmer in Manchester Township, and was elected to the State Legislature in 1883. Died 31 May 1891 at his home. Buried in West Freeborn Church cemetery. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p140) (Buslett p616) (Ager p316) ("History of the Scandinavians in the United States" by O. N. Nelson, Publ. in Minneapolis, 1893. p553) (Ulvestad p258) (FCHS) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-1101)

PETERSON, Ole

WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Coon Prairie, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 32. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Aug 1862 at Viroqua, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Died of congestive fever in a hospital at Helena, Arkansas, on 15 Aug 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30) (Love p1100)

PETERSON, Ole

WI 27th Inf Co H. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at Richmond, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Mustered 21 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $300, $120 still due at muster out. Private. Joined the regiment on 20 Feb 1864; assigned to Company H the next day. On 11 Jul 1865, Ole Peterson was placed on detached service guarding commissary stores. Rejoined regiment on 1 Aug 1865. Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-13,17; 130-10, 131-14; red book vol 32)

PETERSON, Ole

WI 29th Inf Co I. Residence: Ashippun, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 24. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at

PETERSON, Ole

WI 37th Inf Co F. Residence: Peru, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 34. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 31 Mar 1864 at Menomonie, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Mustered 19 Apr 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. “Wounded in a charge on the enemy’s works 30 Jul 1864. Absent since.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 167-8; red book vol 42)

PETERSON, Ole A.

IA 7th Cav Co K. Residence: Mitchell County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 27 Feb 1864. Mustered 27 Feb 1864. Private. Transferred to Company K, 7th Cavalry Reorganized. Mustered out 22 Jun 1866, Sioux City, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-IV p1353,1470)

PETERSON, Ole J.

MN 3rd Inf Co E. Residence: Chatfield, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Enrolled 10 Oct 1861. Mustered 7 Nov 1861. Private. Re-enlisted 20 Dec 1863. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 2 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p143) (MCIW p187) (History of Fillmore County, vol 1, publ. 1912, p147)

PETERSON, Ole No. 1

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: St. Lawrence, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born “Ole Pedersen Lillelien” on 2 Dec 1843, in Norway, son of Peder Torgersen Lillelien and Anne Johannesdatter Solberg. He came to America, with his parents and six siblings, from Østre Gausdal, Oppland, in 1848. They came to Lebanon Township, Dodge County, Wisconsin, and later moved to St. Lawrence Township, Waupaca County. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 4 Nov 1861 at Scandinavia, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 20 Dec 1861. Private. Was with the provisions transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Taken prisoner at New Hope Church, Georgia, on 27 May 1864, and died of scurvy in Andersonville Prison on 21 Sep 1864. Buried there in grave 9461. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p134) (Buslett p605) (Ulvestad p 340) (Ager p180, photo; p315) (Naeseth ’48-1820) (GPO p153) (“Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison” Atwater List, publ 1865) “Peterson, C.” “Wesley, Ole”

PETERSON, Ole No. 2

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Jackson, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 36. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Jan 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Recruit. Joined I Company at Strawberry Plains, Virginia, on 15 Mar 1864. Sick in the camp hospital. Sick in Keokuk, Iowa, 28 Jun 1864. Temporarily assigned to the Wisconsin 24th Infantry. Transferred to Company K of the Wisconsin 13th on 10 Jun 1865. Sick at muster out. Sources: (WHS red book vol 18, p202; vol 20, p134) (Buslett p605) (Ager p316)

PETERSON, Oliff

IA 20th Inf Co K. Residence: Le Claire, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 22 Aug 1862. Mustered the next day. Private. Discharged 29 Jun 1865 at Keokuk, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-III cd p74)

PETERSON, Olof

NY 5th Veteran Inf, 12th Inf. Civil War: Private. Sources: (NY Archives CW Index vol 12)

PETERSON, Oloff

NY 6th Inf, 97th Inf, 14th Artillery. Civil War: Private. Sources: (NY Archives CW Index vol 12)

PETERSON, Osmund

See PETERSON, Amund

PETERSON, Paul

IA 35th Inf Co G. Residence: Atalissa, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 5 Aug 1862. Mustered 4 Sep 1862. Private. Mustered out 10 Aug 1865 at Davenport, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-V cd p80)

PETERSON, Paul

MN 2nd Inf Co G. Residence: Spring Valley, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Drafted. Mustered 31 May 1864. Private. Wounded. Discharged from the service from hospital 1 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p95) (MCIW p138) (Ulvestad p323) (“History of Fillmore County, publ. 1912, p 146) [This may be the same man as shown next.]

PETERSON, Paul J.

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co I. Residence: Beaver, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born 1832 in Hurdal, Norway. Married on 25 Feb 1857 to Margit Halvorsdatter. Came to America in 1857 and to Fillmore County. Civil War: Age 30. Enrolled 6 Nov 1862. Mustered 1 Dec 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Disabled, loss of an eye. Discharged from the service with his company, 1 Dec 1863. Post war: In 1879, he moved to Cottonwood County, Minnesota. Peterson died in 1894 and is buried in Old Westbrook Church Cemetery. His widow died 4 May 1915 in Westbrook. Sources: (MINN p669) (MCIW p538) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) (James Pederson, Plainview, Minnesota, peder36@deskmedia.com) “Peterson Poul”

PETERSON, Perry A.

IA 7th Cav Co K. Residence: Mitchell County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Enlisted 27 Feb 1864. Mustered 27 Feb 1864. Private. Transferred to Company K, 7th Cavalry Reorganized. Discharged from the service for disability, 20 Jun 1865, Sioux City, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-IV p1353,1470).

PETERSON, Peter

MN 7th Inf Co E. Residence: Preble, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Enrolled 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 24 Sep 1862. Private. Died 21 Jan (or 1 Jan) 1864 at St. Louis, Missouri. Sources: (MINN p341) (MCIW p378) (Ulvestad p323) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p150)

PETERSON, Peter

IA 7th Cav Co H. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Valders, Norway, 17 Dec 1846. Came to America in 1848. Settled in Winneshiek County about 1852. Civil War: Enlisted 1863 and served three years. Private. Post war: In 1874, married Thea M. Christianson. Six children. Lived at Slayton, Minnesota. Held various county offices. Elected to the Minnesota Legislature in 1885. Sources: ("History of the Scandinavians in the United States" by O. N. Nelson, Publ. in Minneapolis, 1893. p554)

PETERSON, Peter

IA 11th Inf Co H. Residence: Fort Dodge, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 26. Enlisted 28 Sep 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out 2 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (ISW-II cd p95)

PETERSON, Peter

IA 32nd Inf Co Co D. Residence: Boone County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 11 Aug 1862. Mustered 6 Oct 1862. Private. Mustered out 24 Aug 1865 at Clinton, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-V cd p96)

PETERSON, Peter

IL 33rd Inf Co H. Residence: Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Hazel eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 28 Dec 1863 at Galesburg and mustered 5 Feb 1864 at Springfield, Illinois. Private. Recruit transferred here from IL 72nd Inf on 17 Jul 1865. Mustered out on 24 Nov 1865 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 50)

PETERSON, Peter

WI. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 45. Enrolled Sep 1865. Private. Post war: Moved to Fargo area, Dakota Territory, in June 1881. Sources: (Fargo Index, Civil War Veterans, 1885 Census, p142)

PETERSON, Peter

IL 64th Inf Co E. Residence: Adams, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Hazel eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 24 Feb 1864 at Ottawa, Illinois. Mustered 20 Mar 1864 at Chicago, Illinois. Private. Died in a hospital on 20 May 1864 at Decatur, Alabama. Sources: (ILSA reel 6 p50)

PETERSON, Peter

LA 8th Inf Co E. CSA. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Enlisted at Winnsborough, 20 May 1862. Private. Became a prisoner of war at Strausburg on 26 Jun 1862. Took the oath of allegiance to the Union on 10 Aug 1862. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)

PETERSON, Peter

MN 5th Inf Co G. Residence: Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled 2 Feb 1862. Mustered 24 Apr 1862. Private. Died 1 Jan 1863 at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (MINN p257) (MCIW p294)

PETERSON, Peter

From Lærdal, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p323)

PETERSON, Peter

MN 7th Inf Co G. Residence: Winona County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 37. Enrolled 4 Sep 1864. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 16 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p350) (MCIW p381)

PETERSON, Peter

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co D. Residence: Stearns County, Minnesota. Born in Mosteroen, Bergens Diocese, Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 16 Oct 1862. Mustered 28 Oct 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 4 Nov 1863. Served in the 1st Minnesota Cavalry with his brothers, Hans (John), Nils and Christian. Post war: Peter lived in the neighborhood of Brooten, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p649) (MCIW p530) (Ulvestad p322)

PETERSON, Peter

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Scandinavian Guards, organized in Nicollet County, 27 Aug 1862, and who served 21 days. Private. Sources: (MCIW p807).

PETERSON, Peter

WI 53rd Inf Co D. Residence: Bangor, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 29 Mar 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On 10 Jun 1865, at Pleasant Hill, Missouri, his company was merged into the WI 51st. Mustered out 19 Jul 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 198-13; 201-5,6,13)

PETERSON, Peter

WI 5th Inf Co H. Residence: Helvetia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 44. Blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for one year on 14 Sep 1864 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day into WI 42nd Inf. and assigned to WI 5th Inf Co H. Bounty $100. Private. Absent sick at the time of muster out of his company. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 26-1,4, 176-13; red book vol 10b p294)

PETERSON, Peter

WI 11th Inf Co E. Residence: Moscow, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 40. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’4”. Drafted. Enrolled 14 Mar 1865. Private. Mustered out 4 Sep 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 52-13; red book vol 16 p96)

PETERSON, Peter

WI 47th Inf Co D. Residence: New Hope, Portage County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Scandinavia, Waupaca County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 37. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 30 Jan 1865 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 10 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Post war: Buried at New Hope, Iola, Wisconsin; stone reads “21 Nov 1827 – 31 Aug 1901”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-5; red book vol 52) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

PETERSON, Peter

WI 12th Inf Co K. Residence: Utica, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted at Marietta, Wisconsin. Mustered 31 Oct 1861. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at Natchez, Mississippi. Promoted to Corporal on 1 Nov 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-14,15; red book vol 17, p176)

PETERSON, Peter

WI 14th Inf Co I. Residence: Black River Falls, Jackson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Lumberman. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at Black River Falls. Mustered 20 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Recruit. Was all through the Red River Campaign. Took part in the battle of Tupelo, the skirmish on White River, the march from Brownsville to Cape Girardeau, and the Missouri campaign. He was in the battle of Nashville, the pursuit of Hood’s army, the siege of Fort Spanish, and the campaign against Montgomery, Alabama. Sources: (WHS red book vol 19, p174)

PETERSON, Peter

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 16 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Seriously wounded in an arm in Battle of New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864, and sent to hospital. Mustered out with Company B on 2 Dec 1864, at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 34) (Buslett p396) (Ager p297) (RWV p809)

PETERSON, Peter

WI 15th Inf Co K. Son of Severt and Betsy Peterson of Bancroft Township, Freeborn county, Minnesota. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died 12 Jul 1868 of illness contracted during the war. Buried in Central Freeborn Church cemetery, Freeborn County. Sources: (FCHS)

PETERSON, Peter

WI 46th Inf Co A. Residence: York, Green County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Sylvester, Green County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 27. Married. Gray eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 11 Feb 1865 at Monroe, Green County, and mustered 16 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-2,17; red book vol 51)

PETERSON, Peter

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Dec 1863 at Madison. Mustered 7 Jan 1864 at Madison. Recruit. Bounty $300, $120 still due at muster out. Private. Joined the regiment on 20 Feb 1864; assigned to Company H the next day. Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-13, 130-10, 131-14; red book vol 32)

PETERSON, Peter

WI 29th Inf Co K. Residence: Oak Grove, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age not shown. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Oak Grove. Mustered 27 Sep 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Drowned in White River at St. Charles, Arkansas, on 14 Sep 1864. Sources: (WHS red book vol 34)

PETERSON, Peter

WI 30th Inf Co B. Residence: Coontown, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 23. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for three years on 3 Jan 1863 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 8 Apr 1863. Private. Mustered out 20 Sep 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 140-3,12,13; red book vol 35) (Larsen p41)

PETERSON, Peter

WI 34th Inf Co A. Residence: Douglas, Marquette County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 30. Married. Enrolled for nine months on 18 Nov 1862 at Montello, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Dec 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Corporal. Procured a Substitute, Henry Brasse, who enlisted in WI 17th on 9 Dec 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 155-3,7; red book vol 39)

PETERSON, Peter

WI 37th Inf Co A. Residence: Delavan, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Born 18 Jun 1832 at Bamble, Telemark, Norway, son of Peder Olsen Herum and Ingeborg Larsdatter. He came to America with his parents and five siblings on the “Sultan”, which sailed out of Havre, France, and arrived in New York 14 Aug 1846. They came first to Muskego, Racine County, Wisconsin, and then moved to Walworth County. Married on 24 Mar 1855 to Isabella Anderson (Annunson?). Civil War: Blacksmith. Married. Age 32. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 23 Mar 1864 at Delavan. Enlistment credited to Spring Prairie, Walworth County. Mustered 12 Apr 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Taken prisoner in action before Petersburg, Virginia, 30 Jul 1864. His name is not on the company roster of 31 Dec 1864. Roster of 28 Feb 1865 lists him as “missing in action since July 30, ‘64”; and states that he is still owed $240 of his $300 enlistment bounty. Paroled 21 Feb 1865 and exchanged 25 Mar 1865. Returned to duty 14 May 1865. Post war: Died 6 Aug 1885. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 167-3,18; red book vol 42) (Naeseth ’46-1130)

PETERSON, Peter

WI 38th Inf Co I. Residence: Salem, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born in Christiania, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Blue eyes, light hair, brown (sic) complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 2 Sep 1864 at Prescott, Wisconsin. Mustered 13 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Recruit. Private. Mustered out 2 Jun 1865 at Tenallytown, DC. Post war: Moved to McLean County, Dakota Territory, in April 1881. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 170-11,13; red book vol 43) (1885 Dakota Terr. Special Census)

PETERSON, Peter

WI 12th Inf Co H. Residence: Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Private. Age 19. Teamster. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’11½”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Oct 1861 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 29 Dec 1863 at Natchez, Mississippi. Wounded before Atlanta, Georgia, on 28 Jul 1864. Discharged from the service for disability due to those wounds on 29 Jun 1865. Post war: Granted a pension of $8 a month because of a wound to his left leg. Buried at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-10,14; red book vol 17, p144) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.) (Hedberg)

PETERSON, Peter C.

WI 17th Inf Co B. Residence: Preston, Trempeauleau County, Wisconsin. Born 31 May 1843 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 31 Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8½”. Enrolled for one year on 5 Oct 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Gulick Oleson of Preston. Private. “Improperly assigned, never reported to Co.” Discharged from the service 24 May 1865. Post war: Married to Malena C. Died 17 Jul 1896 at Center Point, South Dakota, at age 53. Buried in Meldahl Lutheran Cemetery, Irene, South Dakota, lot 63, grave 6. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-13; red book vol 22, p38) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Union County) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Yankton County)

PETERSON, Peter C. W.

WI 39th Inf Co A. Civil War: Enlisted for 100 days on 16 May 1864 at Milwaukee. Mustered 3 Jun 1864 at Camp Washburn, Milwaukee. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 173-12)

PETERSON, Peter E.

WI 44th Inf Co F. Residence: Douglass, Marquette County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to White Oak Springs, Lafayette County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Carpenter. Age 32. Married. Black eyes, dark brown hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 2 Oct 1864 at Douglass. Mustered 12 Oct 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Promoted to Sergeant on 1 Nov 1864. Mustered out with this company on 28 Aug 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-15; red book vol 49; blue book)

PETERSON, Peter Gilbert

See GILBERTSEN, Peter

PETERSON, Peter H.

IA 6th Cav Co D. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Enlisted 23 Oct 1862. Mustered 23 Oct 1862. Private. Mustered out 17 Oct 1865, Sioux City, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-IV p1212)

PETERSON, Peter I.

IL 53rd Inf Co K. Residence: Rutland, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 21 Feb 1864 at Joliet, Illinois. Mustered there the same day. Private. Sources: (ILSA 5 p55; reel 47-9 p55)

PETERSON, Peter J.

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Pleasant Springs, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 19. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 20 May 1861 at Madison. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted as a veteran on 21 Dec 1863. Promoted to Corporal. Mustered out on 18 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p202)

PETERSON, Rasmus

WI 21st Inf Co G. Residence: Waupaca, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 20. Blacksmith. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Aug 1862 at Waupaca. Mustered 5 Sep 1862 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Private. Engaged in the battles of Hoovers Gap, Dug Gap and Chickamauga and the campaigns to Atlanta, to Savannah, and to Goldsboro. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 106-14; red book vol 26)

PETERSON, Rasmus

WI 33rd Inf Co K. Residence: Rutland, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 25. Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Rutland. Mustered 18 Oct 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 151-14; red book vol 38)

PETERSON, Reginald

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co K. Residence: Brush Creek, Faribault County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 36. Enrolled 1 Nov 1862. Mustered 10 Dec 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 10 Dec 1863. Sources: (MINN p673) (MCIW p539)

PETERSON, Regnald

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co D. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 38. Enrolled 4 Oct 1864. Mustered 18 Oct 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 26 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p585) (MCIW p622)

PETERSON, Samuel

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 29. Gray eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 27 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 9 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p202) “Patterson, Samuel”

PETERSON, Samuel

WI 5th Inf Co G. Residence: Menomonie, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 27. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10¼”. Enlisted for three years at Menomonie on 8 Sep 1862. Mustered 13 Sep 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Reassigned to WI 5th Inf Re-organized Co B. “Was in many battles and at Lee’s surrender 9 Apr 1865”. Mustered out 17 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 19; red book vol 10b p202)

PETERSON, Samuel

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. From Naes Jaernverk, Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 6 Dec 1861 at Scandinavia and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 20 Dec 1861. Private. Sick in Louisville, Kentucky, in September 1863, and in Knoxville, Tennessee, in December 1863. Mustered out with I Company on 10 Feb 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Post war: A man of this name, living in Ogdensburgh, Waupaca County, was granted a pension of $4 a month because of a wound to his right knee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p134) (Buslett p606) (Ager p315, e52) (Hedberg)

PETERSON, Simon

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Ringebu, Norway, about 1826. Civil War: Age 35. Unmarried. Enlisted 28 Dec 1861 in Bad Ax County, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Jan 1862. Private. Assigned to Company I. Transferred to Company D on 15 Nov 1862. Assigned to the 68th Indiana on 1 Feb 1863. Returned to Wisconsin 15th Company I on 2 Apr 1863. Wounded in his left leg at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1863 and sent to hospital. Moved to Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri. Mustered out with Company I on 13 Feb 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. He is on the Roll of Honor of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p62,134) (Buslett p455) (Ager p302) (Gjertveit)

PETERSON, Simon

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 9 Nov 1861 at Scandinavia and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 20 Dec 1861. Private. Appointed Corporal on 1 Feb 1862. On 3 Jun 1862, he is listed as having been sick at Mound City, Illinois, since 16 Mar 1862. Was with the provisions transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Became a prisoner of war at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864, and died of scurvy on 27 Sep 1864 in Andersonville Prison. Buried there in grave 9902. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-11, 77-3, 259-2; red book vol 20 p126) (Buslett p606) (Ulvestad p265) (Ager p315, e50) (“Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison” Atwater List, publ 1865) “Simonson, Peter”

PETERSON, Sivert A.

IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Aurora, Kane County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 13 Aug 1861 at Aurora. Mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 23 Mar 1863. Died 18 Apr 1866. Buried in Helmer Lutheran Churchyard, Kendall County, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 72) (Rootsweb “Veterans of the Civil War Burials in Kendall County”) “Peterson, Severt A.”

PETERSON, Sten

WI 48th Inf Co D. Residence: Merton, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 32. Farmer. Married. Hazel eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 14 Feb 1865 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and mustered there the next day. Private. Deserted while the Regiment was still organizing at Camp Washburn, Milwaukee. Sources: (WHS red book vol 53)

PETERSON, Swan F.

IA 25th Inf Co E. Residence: Burlington, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 31. Enlisted 22 Aug 1862. Mustered the same day. Killed in action 11 Jan 1863 at Arkansas Post, Arkansas. Sources: (ISW-III cd p83)

PETERSON, Theodore P.

WI 50th Inf Co D. Residence: ?. Born in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Civil War: Student. Age 16. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 13 Feb 1865 at Waupaca, Wisconsin, Mustered 23 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Killed 16 Sep 1865 at Yankton Reserve, Dakota Territory, killed by one of Gen. Sully’s scouts. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-15)

PETERSON, Thomas

MN 1st Inf Co F. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 45. Enrolled May 1861. Private. Post war: Moved to Fargo, Dakota Territory, from Minnesota in July 1871. Sources: (Civil War veterans, Fargo Index, 1885 Census, Dakota Territory, p142)

PETERSON, Thomas

IA 9th Inf Co F. Residence: Eldorado, Fayette County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted for three years on 27 Feb 1864. Mustered 27 Feb 1864 at Dubuque, Iowa. Private. Treated for wounds at Marietta, Georgia, late Sep to 1st Oct. Sick in hospital with “bilious fever” Mustered out 18 Jul 1865, Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: Became a farmer in Newry Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Sources: (ISW-II p106) (FCHS Albert Lea GAR)

PETERSON, Thomas

WI 50th Inf Co C. Residence: Fayette, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 13 Feb 1865 at Darlington, Wisconsin. Mustered 9 Mar 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-4)

PETERSON, Thomas B.

MN 2nd Inf Co G. Residence: St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enrolled 8 Jul 1861. Mustered the same day. Private. Transferred to Company I on 1 Sep 1861. Deserted from Company I at Nashville, Tennessee, on 10 Mar 1862. Sources: (MINN p93,107) (MCIW p138,143)

PETERSON, Tollef

WI 13th Inf Co G. Residence: Spring Valley, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Aiker (looks like), Norway. Civil War: Blacksmith. Age 21. Unmarried. Gray eyes, sandy hair, florid complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 2 Dec 1861 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 17 Dec 1861. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 10 Dec 1863 at Nashville, Tennessee. Bounty $402. Re-mustered there on 15 Jan 1864. Captured by the enemy on 31 Dec 1864 at Paint Rock Bridge, Alabama. Discharged from the service 30 Jun 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 64-9,15; red book vol 18, p144)

PETERSON, Tolliff

MN 11th Inf Co C. Civil War: Enlisted July 1864. Private. Discharged July 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living at Lake Crystal, Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

PETERSON, Torger

WI 5th Inf Co G. Residence: Albion, Jackson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Blue eyes, white hair, light complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for one year on 31 Aug 1864 at Albion. Mustered 13 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Enlistment bounty $100. Private. Absent sick at the time of muster out of his company. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 19; 26-1; red book vol 10b p280)

PETERSON, Torger

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born “Torger Pedersen Lillelien” on 25 Dec 1834 in Gausdal, Oppland, Norway, son of Peder Torgersen Lillelien and Anne Johannesdatter Solberg. He came to America with his parents and siblings from Østre Gausdal to Lebanon Township, Dodge County, Wisconsin, and moved later to St. Lawrence Township, Waupaca County. Civil War: Age 26. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 30 Oct 1861 at Scandinavia and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 20 Dec 1861. Corporal. On 3 Jun 1862, he is listed as having been sick in Mound City, Illinois, since 6 Apr 1862. Absent without leave on 13 Oct 1862. Absent without leave in Waupaca, Wisconsin, on 30 Oct 1862. Transferred to WI 15th Inf Co D, 21 Apr 1863, on orders from Colonel Heg. Sick in Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri, and sent from there to the hospital in Nashville on 28 Jun 1863. Sick at Manchester, after that, and sick at Murfreesboro on 2 July 1863. Sick at Keokuk, Iowa. Mustered out at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1865. His bounty of $100 still due him. Post war: Married Anne Severine Christiansdatter (1828-1914). Lived in Garfield, Wisconsin. Died 1905. Buried in South New Hope Cemetery, Iola, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-11, 79-2; red book vol 20 p62,126) (Buslett p455) (Ager p302) (Ulvestad p340) (Naeseth ’48-1817) (Hedberg) “Wesley, Torger”

PETERSON, Tosten

MN 7th Inf Co G. Residence: Winona, Winona County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Enrolled 17 Feb 1864. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 16 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p350) (MCIW p381,694)

PETERSON, Wilhelm

IL 33rd Inf Co A. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 24. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Feb 1864 at Chicago, and mustered there on 11 Feb 1864. Private. At muster out of his company, he was absent, sick, and no discharge was given. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 10)

PETERSON, William

IA 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Richport, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 24. Enlisted 28 Sep 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out on 2 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (ISW-II cd p121)

PETERSON, William

IL 65th Inf Co B. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Miller. Age 35. Blue eyes, auburn hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted 22 Feb 1862 at Chicago. Mustered there on 15 Mar 1862. Private. Deserted 29 Apr 1862 at Camp Douglas, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 6 p10)

PETERSON, William

NY 112th Inf Co A. Residence: Jamestown, Chautauqua County, New York. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Sources: (Ole G Hougan’s Diary, 1 May 1863)

PETERSON, Yons

IA 32nd Inf Co D. Residence: Boone County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 37. Enlisted 11 Aug 1862. Mustered 6 Oct 1862. Private. Discharged for disability on 4 Oct 1863 at Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Sources: (ISW-V cd p96)

PETTERSEN, Petter

WI 28th Inf Co K. Residence: Perry, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 41. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”, light build. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Perry. Mustered 14 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged for disability on 14 Mar 1863 at Milwaukee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 132-12,14; red book vol 33) “Petterson, Peter”

PETTERSON, Christopher

IL 33rd Inf Co C. Residence: White Oak, Mc Lean County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Surveyor. Age 30. Unmarried. Blue eyes, fair hair, dark complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1861 at Bloomington, Illinois. Mustered 22 Sep 1861 at Camp Butler. Private. Deserted on 1 Jan 1862 at Arcadia, Missouri. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 18)

PETTERSON, James

IL 74th Inf Co G. Residence: Howard, Winnebago County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Aug 1862 at Durand, Illinois. Mustered 4 Sep 1862 at Rockford, Illinois. Private. Died of disease on 14 Feb 1863 at Danville, Kentucky. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p60)

PETTERSON, John

WI 47th Inf Co H. Had served 100 days in the WI 41st previous to his enlistment here in the 47th. Residence: Platteville, Grant County, Wisconsin. Born in Morgen, Illinois. Civil War: Age 26. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 29 Jan 1865 at Platteville and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 8 Feb 1865. Private. Detailed as a guard at Tullahoma, Tennessee, since 25 Jun 1865. Mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, on 11 Sep 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-15; red book vol 52)

PETTERSON, Ole

IL 74th Inf Co G. Residence: Howard, Winnebago County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’1”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Aug 1862 at Durand, Illinois. Mustered 4 Sep 1862 at Rockford, Illinois. Private. Died of disease 19 Sep 1862 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p60)

PETTERSON, Peter A.

IL 74th Inf Co G. Residence: Laona, Winnebago County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Baker. Age 35. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for three years on 3 Dec 1863 at Marengo, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Killed in action at Kenesaw Mountain on 23 Jun 1864. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p60)

PETTERSON, Petter

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Freeborn County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 22 Nov 1861 in Freeborn County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1862. Private. Wounded at Stone's River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862, and sent to hospital. Was an orderly in a hospital in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on 20 Mar 1863. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 28 Nov 1863. Sick in Knoxville, Tennessee, 18 Feb 1864. Mustered out with H Company 13 Feb 1865 at Chattanooga. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p118) (Buslett p572) (Ager p310) “Peterson, Peter” “Petterson, Peter”