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Svend Torgerson

Svend Torgerson | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Three-quarter length oval studio portrait of Svend Torgerson, a private in Company D, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regimental and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20: He resided in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. On November 11, 1864, he enlisted at Oconomowoc, Wisconsin and was mustered into service in Madison, Wisconsin on December 8, 1861, at the age of 19. He fought at Stone River, Tennessee and went missing in action until he rejoined Company D on January 11, 1863. Later, he served as a guard with a supply train going to Stevenson, Alabama. He was mustered out with Company D on February 13, 1865, at Chattanooga, Tennessee.
DESCRIPTION
Three-quarter length oval studio portrait of Svend Torgerson, a private in Company D, 15th Wisconsin Infantry. The following information was obtained from the Regimental and Descriptive Rolls, Volume 20: He resided in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. On November 11, 1864, he enlisted at Oconomowoc, Wisconsin and was mustered into service in Madison, Wisconsin on December 8, 1861, at the age of 19. He fought at Stone River, Tennessee and went missing in action until he rejoined Company D on January 11, 1863. Later, he served as a guard with a supply train going to Stevenson, Alabama. He was mustered out with Company D on February 13, 1865, at Chattanooga, Tennessee.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:81097
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Creator Name:Unknown
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Collection Name:Oberst Heg og hans gutter photographs, circa 1862-circa 1920
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 2361 1/42
Original Dimensions:3.5 x 6 inches
SUBJECTS
Hats
Suits (Clothing)
Portraits
Soldiers
Civil War, 1861-1865
Indoor photography
Men
Portrait photography

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