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PORTER, Charles

IA 8th Inf Co I. Residence: Guthrie County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 35. Enlisted 7 Dec 1864. Mustered 7 Dec 1864. Private. Mustered out 6 Dec 1865, Montgomery, Alabama, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ISW-I p1181)


IL 7th Inf Co I. Residence: Springfield, Sagamon County, Illinois. Born in Christiania, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 24. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’½”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Jul 1861 at Mound City, Illinois. Private. Killed 15 Feb 1982 in the Battle of Fort Donelson. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p44)

PORTH, William

MN 6th Inf Co E. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 33. Enrolled 7 Aug 1862. Mustered 5 Oct 1862. Private. Discharged from the service for disability, Jan 1863. Granted a pension of $4 a month because of a wound to his left knee. Sources: (MINN p296) (MCIW p337) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)