|Name at Enlist||Anders Torgerson|
|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.