Knud  Knudsen

Knud Knudsen

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

The Scandinavian Regiment

Name at Enlist Knud Knudsen
Birth Name
Other Names Skrautvold
Lived ca. 1836 -
Residence at Muster-In Avon, Rock County, WI
Company at Enlistment G
Rank at Enlistment Private
Muster Date 13 Dec 1861

Knud Knudsen 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 Avon, Rock County, WI, age 25, and unmarried. He enlisted for three years on October 16, 1861 at Beloit, WI, and mustered at Madison, WI on December 13, 1861 as a Private (Menig). Knudsen was sick in Columbus, KY on August 22, 1862. He was discharged from the service there for disability due to disease on October 20, 1862.


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;  Oberst Heg og hans gutter, Waldemar Ager, 1916, Fremad Publ. Co., Eau Claire, WI, p.

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