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POLESON, Peter

WI 49th Inf Co B. Residence: Dunn, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 16 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 20 Feb 1865 at Madison. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 193-4,14,20)

POLSON, Gunson

WI 30th Inf Co B. Residence: Manitowoc Rapids, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 40. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Mar 1863 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 8 Apr 1863. Private. Was sick at Camp Randall in Madison on 21 Jun 1863. Rejoined Company B in Aug 1863. Sick again at Camp Randall on 26 Dec 1863. Transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps in November 1864. Sources: (WHS red book vol 35) (Larsen p41)