|Name at Enlist||Peter Norman|
|Lived||ca. 1839 - 22 Nov 1862|
|Residence at Muster-In||Chicago, Cook County, IL|
|Company at Enlistment||A|
|Rank at Enlistment||Private|
|Muster Date||15 Nov 1861|
|Cause of Death||Disease|
|Death Location||Bowling Green, Warren County, KY|
|Burial Location||Cemetery in Nashville, TN; section N, grave 480|
Peter Norman joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company A. The men of the company called themselves the "St. Olaf's Rifles." They were also known as the "Sailor Company" because of the large number of seamen in its ranks, and as the "Chicago Company" because so many of its members were residents of that city.
The army listed him as living in Chicago, IL, age 22, and unmarried. He enlisted for three years on October 9, 1861 at Chicago. Norman mustered on November 15, 1861 at Madison, WI as a Private (Menig). He died of disease in Bowling Green, KY on November 22, 1862. He was buried in Cemetery in Nashville, TN; section N, grave 480.
Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, boxes 76-3, 77-8; Regimental muster and descriptive rolls, 1861-1865, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, vol.20, p.20; Det Femtende Regiment, Wisconsin Frivillige [The Fifteenth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers], Ole A. Buslett (Decorah, Iowa, 1894), p.363; Nordmaendene i Amerika, Martin Ulvestad, 1907, History Book Co., Minneapolis, MN, p.314; Oberst Heg og hans gutter, Waldemar Ager, 1916, Fremad Pub. Co., Eau Claire, WI, p.293.