Andrew  Ammundson

Andrew Ammundson

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

The Scandinavian Regiment

Name at Enlist Andrew Ammundson
Birth Name
Other Names Andrew or Anders Amundson, Bolstad
Lived ca. 1842 -
Residence at Muster-In Pine Bluff, Waukesha County, WI
Company at Enlistment D
Rank at Enlistment Private
Muster Date 27 Jan 1862

Andrew Ammundson joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company D. The men of the company called themselves the "Norway Wolf Hunters." They were also known as the "Waupun Company" because so many of its members were from Waupun.

The army listed Ammundson as living in Pine Bluff, Waukesha County, WI, age 20, and unmarried. He enlisted for three years on January 22, 1862, at Pine Bluff, and mustered on January 27, 1862, at Madison as a Private (Menig). He was wounded in his leg by a bullet at Chickamauga, GA. On July 10, 1864 [or April 1, 1864], he was transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps, 2nd Battery. He mustered out on January 26, 1865. A bounty was still due him at muster out was $100. On April 17, 1867, he filed a pension.


Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, boxes 76-6, 78-3, 79-2; Regimental Muster and Descriptive Rolls, 1861-1865, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, vol. 20, p. 58; Oberst Heg og hans gutter, Waldemar Ager, 1916, Fremad Pub. Co., Eau Claire, WI, p. 300; The Military History of Wisconsin in the War for the Union, Edwin B. Quiner, 1866, Clarke & Co., Chicago, p. 625; Civil War Pension Index, Roll #T288_8. 

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