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|Name at Enlist|
– 21 Jul 1864
|Company at Enlistment|
|Rank at Enlistment|
|Cause of Death|
Andersonville Prison, Macon County, GA
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.