Anders C. Anderson

Anders C. Anderson

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

The Scandinavian Regiment

Name at Enlist Anders C. Anderson
Birth Name
Other Names Andrew Anderson
Lived ca. 1829 -
Residence at Muster-In Madison, Dane County, WI
Company at Enlistment B
Rank at Enlistment Private
Muster Date 5 Mar 1862

Anders Anderson joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company B. The men of the company called themselves the "Wergeland Guards" in honor of Henrik Wergeland, the famous Norwegian writer and poet.

The army listed Anderson as living in Madison, Dane County, WI, unmarried, and age 33. He enlisted for three years on March 5, 1862, at Madison, and mustered there the same day as a Private (Menig). He became unfit for service and was discharged from the service at Iuka, MS, on August 18, 1862, for disability.


Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, box 76-4; Regimental Muster and Descriptive Rolls, 1861-1865, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, vol. 20, p. 28; Det Femtende Regiment, Wisconsin Frivillige [The Fifteenth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers], Ole A. Buslett, 1894, B. Anundsen,  Decorah, IA, p. 375; Oberst Heg og hans gutter, Waldemar Ager, 1916, Fremad Pub. Co., Eau Claire, WI, p. 294; Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, Vol I & II, Compiled under direction of the Adjutant General, Madison, WI, 1886, p. 808.

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