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|Name at Enlist|
Ingebrigt Johnson, Engebret Johnson
ca. 1836 – 2 Dec 1862
|Resident of Muster-In|
Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, WI
|Company at Enlistment|
|Rank at Enlistment|
10 Dec 1861
|Cause of Death|
U. S. General hospital at Nashville, TN
Nashville National Cemetery, TN
Ingebret Johnson joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company D. The men of Company D called themselves the “Norway Wolf Hunters.” They were also known as the “Waupun Company” because so many of its members were from Waupun. The army listed him as living in Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, WI, age 25, and unmarried. He enlisted for three years on October 25, 1861 at Oconomowoc, and mustered at Madison, WI on December 10, 1861 as a Private (Menig). He was absent with the commissary train during July 1862. He was sick and left behind in Iuka, MS on August 20, 1862. He died of disease in U. S. General hospital at Nashville, TN on December 2, 1862 and was buried in Nashville National Cemetery.
Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, boxes 76-6, 77-8, 78-3; Regimental Muster and Descriptive Rolls, 1861-1865, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, vol.20, p.60; Det Femtende Regiment. Wisconsin Frivillige [The Fifteenth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers], Ole A. Buslett, Decorah, IA, 1894, p.448; Nordmændene i Amerika, Martin Ulvestad, 1907, History Book Co., Minneapolis, MN, p.297; Oberst Heg og hans gutter, Waldemar Ager, 1916, Fremad Pub. Co., Eau Claire, WI, p.301.