Pvt Martin Halverson
Martin Halverson name: Halverson, Martin
aka:   
Rank: Pvt 
Branch: Union 
Regiment: Co. A, 39th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry
Cemetery: Oakhill Cemetery, Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin 
Sec-plot: 20-12-3 
Service: 5/16/1864 - 9/22/1864
Birth: abt 1839 Norway
Death: 8/17/1914 Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin
Notes: Born in Norway. Came to America about 1860 
 
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  39th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry1

Organized at Milwaukee, Wis., and mustered in June 3, 1864. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., June 13-17. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Post and Defences of Memphis, District of West Tennessee. Garrison, railroad guard and picket duty at and about Memphis, Tenn., till September. Repulse of Forest's attack on Memphis August 21. Mustered out September 22, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 3 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 27 Enlisted men by disease. Total 31.

1 Source: National Park Service, Soldiers and Sailors System; "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer,Cosmas; An Army for Empire : The United States Army in the Spanish American War by A. Graham, (Shippensburg, PA: White Mane Publishing Co., 1993).

 
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