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Peder Johnson

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment

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Name at EnlistPeder Johnson
Birth Name
Lived -
Resident of Muster-InOconomowoc, Waukesha County, WI
Company at EnlistmentD
Rank at EnlistmentPrivate
Muster Date5 Feb 1864

Peder Johnson 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 that WI county. The army listed him as living in Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, WI. He enlisted on February 5, 1864 as a Private (Menig). He mustered out on May 25, 1865.


Sources: Oberst Heg og hans gutter, Waldemar Ager, 1916, Fremad Pub. Co., Eau Claire, WI, p.301.