15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment
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|Name at Enlist||S. Erickson|
|Lived||- 19 Sep 1864|
|Company at Enlistment||D|
|Rank at Enlistment||Corporal|
|Cause of Death||dysentery|
|Death Location||Andersonville Prison, Macon County, GA|
|Burial Location||Andersonville Cemetery, grave 9337|
S. Erickson joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company D. The men of the company called themselves the “Norway Wolf Hunters.” They were also known as the “Waupun Company” because so many of its members were from Waupun. He served as a Corporal (Korporal). He died of dysentery on September 19, 1864 at Andersonville Prison. He was buried in grave 9337.
Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, box 259-2; “ List of Prisoners Who Died in 1864-65 at Andersonville Prison”, compiled by Dorance Atwater, 2nd New York Cavalry, 1865.
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