PETER OLESON FISKUM
Peter's name has appeared as Peder Fiskum, Podarcos Fiskum, and the 1890 Veterans Schedule and his pension indicates he used the alias, Peter Ohleson. He was born 9 October 1836 in Norway (Grongs Prestegjeld, Norway). In the 1890 Veterans Schedule he is living in Tansem, Clay County. The 1890 Veterans Schedule lists him as serving in Wisconsin Volunteers, Company K, 5th Regiment and he enlisted 23 April 1861 and discharged 27 January 1863 as a Private. He started receiving the Civil War Pension on 29 May 1884 filed in Minnesota.
Peter died 7 March 1921 and is buried in Balfour Cemetery, Balfour, McHenry County, North Dakota. Burial, Pictures, More Information