Knud  Johnson

Knud Johnson

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

The Scandinavian Regiment

Name at Enlist Knud Johnson
Birth Name
Lived ca. 1843 -
Residence at Muster-In Beloit, Rock County, WI
Company at Enlistment G
Rank at Enlistment Private
Muster Date 13 Dec 1861

Knud Johnson joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company G. The men of the company called themselves the "Rock River Rangers." The army listed him as living in Beloit, Rock County, WI, age 18, and unmarried. He enlisted for three years on October 5, 1861 at Beloit, and mustered at Madison, WI on December 13, 1861 as a Private (Menig). He disappeared from Mississippi River Island No. 10 on May 17, 1862 and was listed as a deserter.

 

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.102; Det Femtende Regiment, Wisconsin Frivillige [The Fifteenth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers], Ole A. Buslett (Decorah, Iowa, 1894), p.536.


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