Anders  Torgerson

Anders Torgerson

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

The Scandinavian Regiment

Name at Enlist Anders Torgerson
Birth Name
Lived ca. 1843 - 18 May 1862
Residence at Muster-In Martell, Pierce County, WI
Company at Enlistment G
Rank at Enlistment Private
Muster Date 13 Dec 1861
Cause of Death disease (febris remitteus)
Death Location Mississippi River Island No. 10
Burial Location Mississippi River National Cemetery at Memphis, TN

Anders Torgerson joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company G. The army listed him as living in Martell, Pierce County, WI, age 18, and unmarried. He enlisted for three years on December 5, 1861 at Martell and mustered at Madison, WI on December 13, 1861 as a Private (Menig). He died of disease (febris remitteus) in the hospital at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on May 18, 1862. He was buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery at Memphis, TN.

Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office box 76-9; Regimental muster and descriptive rolls, 1861-1865, Wisconsin; Adjutant General’s Office, vol.20, p.104; Det Femtende Regiment, Wisconsin Frivillige [The Fifteenth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers] by Ole A. Buslett (Decorah, Iowa, 1894), p.546; Oberst Heg og hans gutter, Waldemar Ager, 1916, Fredmad Pub. Co., Eau Claire, WI, p.313; Nordmaendene i amerika, Martin Ulvestad, 1907, History Book Co., Minneapolis, MN, p.337.


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