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Borre Peterson

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment

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Name at Enlist

Borre Peterson

Birth Name

Børre Christiansen Mariendahl

Other Names



7 May 1845 – 20 May 1864

Birth Country


Resident of Muster-In

Hamburg, Bad Ax (Vernon) County, WI

Company at Enlistment


Rank at Enlistment


Muster Date

26 Aug 1862

Cause of Death

Chronic diarrhea

Death Location

General Hospital at Louisville, Jefferson County, KY

Burial Location

Cave Hill National Cemetery, Louisville; section B, grave 1912


Eli Svensdatter


Christian Pedersen



Borre Peterson was born on May 7, 1845. He joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company E as a Private (Menig). The men of the company called themselves “Odin’s Rifles”. The army listed him as living in Hamburg, WI. He died in the general hospital at Louisville, KY on May 20, 1864. He was buried at Cave Hill National Cemetery in Louisville; Section B, grave 1912.

Sources: Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, boxes 76-15, 77-1; Regimental muster and descriptive rolls, 1861-1865, Wisconsin; Adjutant General’s Office, vol. 20, p.78; TAR; Det Femtende Regiment, Wisconsin Frivillige [The Fifteenth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers], Ole A. Buslett (Decorah, IA, 1894), p.491; Oberst Heg og hans gutter, Waldemar Ager, 1916, Fremad Pub. Co., Eau Claire, WI, p.305; Ringsaker parish register #8, born and baptised males, p. 41, #9, in- and out-migrated, p. 465,