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P. Henderson

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment

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Name at Enlist

P. Henderson

Birth Name

– 21 Jul 1864

Company at Enlistment


Rank at Enlistment


Cause of Death


Death Location

Andersonville Prison, Macon County, GA

Burial Location

Andersonville National Cemetery, Macon County, GA; grave 3720

P. Henderson joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company F as a Private (Menig). The men of the company called themselves KK Protectors in honor of the 15th’s first Lieutenant Colonel, Kiler K. Jones. “F” was also known as the Valdres Company because a large number of its members hailed from the Valdres region of Norway.

He died of a fever, intermittent in Andersonville Prison on July 21, 1864. He is buried in grave 3720.


Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, box 259-2; Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison, Atwater List, publ, 1865.