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Rasmus Johnson

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment

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Name at Enlist

Rasmus Johnson

Birth Name

Resident of Muster-In

Norway Township, Racine County, WI

Company at Enlistment


Rank at Enlistment


Muster Date

5 Nov 1862

Rasmus Johnson joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company E. The men of the company called themselves “Odin’s Rifles.” The army listed him as living in Norway Township, Racine County, WI. He enlisted on November 5, 1862 as a Corporal (Korporal). He was discharged from the service for disease on April 15, 1864.


Sources: Oberst Heg og hans gutter, Waldemar Ager, 1916, Fremad Pub. Co., Eau Claire, WI, p. 299.