Norwegians in the Civil War
ANDERSON, Samuel A.
IL 10th Inf Co E. Residence: Henderson County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 25. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 511½. Enlisted for three years on 30 Aug 1861 at Oquawka, Illinois, and mustered the same day at Cairo, Illinois. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Rossville, Georgia, and mustered there on 6 Jan 1864. Promoted to Corporal. Discharged 4 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. $210 bounty money paid, $190 still due at muster out. Sources: (ILSA reel one p74), 75