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Federal (USV)


Botolf A. Floom

(c. 1825 - 1876)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

A 36 year old farmer from Cottage Grove, he enlisted in Company K, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 22 April 1861. He had blue eyes, brown hair, blonde complexion, and was 5'5" tall.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He re-enlisted as a veteran for three years on 23 Feb 1864 at Fayetteville, TN. He mustered out with his Company on 18 July 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1, who has him as Botolf F. Floom. Details from his record at the Vesterheim National Norwegian-American Museum.


c. 1825 in NORWAY


10/22/1876; burial in West Koshkonong Lutheran Church Cemetery, Stoughton, WI


1   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pp. 442 - 445  [AotW citation 15863]