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Daniel S. Danielson

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment

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Name at Enlist

Daniel S. Danielson

Birth Name

ca. 1846 –

Birth Country


Resident of Muster-In

Clinton, Rock County, WI

Rank at Enlistment


Muster Date

20 Aug 1864

Daniel S. Danielson was born in Norway. He joined the WI 3rd Infantry at age 18. He had blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, worked as a farmer, and stood 5’ 4 ½”. He enrolled as a substitute for Orlando Crosby of Clinton, Rock County, WI on August 20, 1864 at Janesville, WI for three years, and mustered the same day as a Private (Menig). He was sent to the WI 15th and transferred to the WI 3rd.


Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office boxes 11; 12-7; 19.