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ANDA, Peter
US Army, 1st Medical Department. Born 1885 in Norway. First World War: Age 33. Entered service on 1 Aug 1917 at Fort Logan, Colorado. Private first class. Discharged 27 Feb 1919 at Camp Funston, Kansas. Post war: Died 25 May 1926 in Rapid City, South Dakota, due to a brain concussion caused by a runaway team. Buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Country, South Dakota. Block 157, grave 5. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Meade County)
ANDERS, Lewis
IL 45th Inf Co D. Residence: Galena, Jo Davies County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 42. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Feb 1864 at Galena. Mustered 20 Mar 1864 at Chicago. Private. Recruit. Died of disease in a hospital at Jeffersonville, Indiana, on 26 Jul 1864. Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p21)
ANDERSEN, Agnes T.
US Army. Residence: Washington State. Born 16 Jun 1908 in Oslo, Norway. Second World War: Served two years as a WAC (Women’s Army Corps). Sergeant. Post war: Telephone Company Supervisor for 40 years. Died 20 Dec 1999 in Gig Harbor, Washington. Funeral 27 Dec 1999. Sources: (Obituary, Tacoma News Tribune, 26 Dec 1999)
ANDERSEN, Anders
NY 1st Inf Co K. Residence: Brooklyn, New York. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Rygg p47)
ANDERSEN, Andrew
From Bamble, Norway. Civil War: Sources: (Varden, God Helg, Telemark. 5 Jul 1997, p21)
ANDERSEN, Charles T.
MN 3rd Inf. Civil War: Corporal. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Sources: (Ulvestad p262)
ANDERSEN, Charles T.
MN 7th Inf Co A. Residence: Northfield, Rice County, Minnesota. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 30. Enrolled 9 Aug 1862. Mustered 10 Oct 1862. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Sergeant. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 16 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p323) (MCIW p371) (Ulvestad p259)
ANDERSEN, H. A.
US Navy. Residence: Ballard, Seattle, Washington. Born 15 Apr 1922 in Andenes, Norway, to John Sverre and Nellie Wang Andersen. Came to America to Seattle as a small boy. Second World War: Enlisted in US Navy in Feb 1943. Served in a carrier service unit on Iwo Jima. Discharged Feb 1946. Post war: Married 23 May 1946 to Carol Hess. Andersen was a member of the baseball and football coaching staffs at the University of Washington. His wife, Carol, died in 1990 and hed married Janet Andersen of Bellingham. Funeral on 6 May 2001. Sources: (Obituary, Seattle Times, 5 May 2001) “Andersen, Jelly”
ANDERSEN, Henry
US Army. Residence: Tacoma, Washington. Born 16 Dec 1923 in Norway. To US in 1934. Second World War: Served 1943-46. Paratrooper. Post war: Brewmaster. Married Lucille Anderson. Died 11 Nov 1999 in Tacoma. Buried in New Tacoma Cemetery. Sources: (Obituary, Tacoma News Tribune, 13 Nov 1999)
ANDERSEN, Johan
WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Aasgord (sic), Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 36. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’8½”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Christiania. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $75 still due at muster out. Private. Absent sick at Helena, Arkansas, since 13 Aug 1863. Private Johan Anderson on 10 Mar 1865 is on detached service at Mobile Point, Alabama, guarding commissary supplies. Rejoined H Company on 17 May 1865. Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Post war: Buried in York cemetery, Blanchardville, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,17; 130-10, 131-14; red book vol 32) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) “Anderson, John”
ANDERSEN, John H.
US Army. Born 13 Sep 1923 in Norway. Came to the US at age two. Second World War: Served in five campaigns in Europe. Awarded Bronze Star and Combat Infantry Badge. Post war: Married to Anne. Died 14 Jun 2000 in Tacoma, Washington. Sources: (Obituary, Tacoma News Tribune, 16 Jun 2000)
ANDERSEN, Kjel A.
WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Aardahl, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’9”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 12 Aug 1862 at Christiania. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick on hospital boat for Paducah, Kentucky, 27 Jul 1863. Died on the hospital boat on 1 Aug 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10, 130-10, 131-4; red book vol 32) (Love p1103)
ANDERSEN, Marius
WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Burke, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norfjord, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’9”, stout build. Enlisted at Burke for three years on 21 Aug 1862. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. On 30 May 1863, he was in a hospital at Columbus, Kentucky. Died of disease on 15 Nov 1863 at Little Rock, Arkansas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,19; 131-4; red book vol 32) (Love p1103)
ANDERSEN, Oscar R.
MN 8th Inf. Civil War: Served in Indian and Civil wars. Sergeant. Sources: (Ulvestad p259)
ANDERSON, A.
From Kjelberg, Lands Prestegjeld, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died at Basswood, Wisconsin (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p267)
ANDERSON, A.
From Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died at Heron Lake, Minnesota. (Before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p267)
ANDERSON, A. C.
Civil War: Buried at Forest Hill, Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)
ANDERSON, A. E.
Residence: Stoughton, Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. Post war: Buried at Riverside, Stoughton; stone reads “15 Sep 1843 – 15 Jun 1913”. Sources: (Ulvestad p267) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)
ANDERSON, A. G.
From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Lieutenant. In twelve battles. Sources: (Ulvestad p258)
ANDERSON, A. T.
Residence: Nordness, Iowa. From Hadeland, Norway. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p267) [A man named A. T. Anderson moved to Norge, Virginia, before 1901.]
ANDERSON, Aanen
From Grimstad, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p267)
ANDERSON, Aanon A.
Residence: Waushara County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p267)
ANDERSON, Abraham
MN 2nd Cav Co I. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 39. Enrolled 25 Nov 1863. Mustered 4 Jan 1864. Private. Promoted to Saddler. Discharged from the service with his company on 22 Nov 1865. Sources: (MINN p743) (MCIW p565)
ANDERSON, Alex
IL 34th Inf Co K. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 36. Wood chopper. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enrolled for one year on 23 Feb 1865 at Chicago and mustered there the same day. Enrolled as a substitute for Henry Leech. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 121)
ANDERSON, Alexander
MN 2nd Inf Co E. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Enrolled 5 Jul 1861. Mustered the same day. Private. Deserted from Fort Snelling, Minnesota, 4 Oct 1861. Sources: (MINN p81) (MCIW p133)
ANDERSON, Almond
WI 21st Inf Co K. Residence: Manitowoc Rapids, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Married. Age 25. Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Manitowoc. Mustered 5 Sep 1862 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Private. Absent sick in a hospital at Tyner Springs, Tennessee, on 24 Nov 1862. Was moved to a hospital in Nashville, Tennessee on 3 Mar 1863 and was there until May. Discharged from the service for disability on 20 Jun 1863 at Camp Dennison, Ohio. Re-enlisted for three years on 27 Jan 1864 at Manitowoc. Mustered 22 Feb 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Engaged in the Siege of Atlanta in 1864. Took part in the campaign through Georgia and North and South Carolina in 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 70-14, 106-14; red books vol 19, p88; vol 26)
ANDERSON, Anders
IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Frankville Township near Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted for three years on 10 Oct 1861 at Decorah, Iowa. Mustered 5 Nov 1861 as a Corporal. Missing in action 5 Apr 1862, Shiloh, Tennessee. Wounded 4 Oct 1862, Corinth, Mississippi. Treated for scurvy and heart disease at Annapolis, Maryland, and at St. Louis, Missouri. Said he took part in battles at Fort Henry, Fort Donelson, Shiloh, Jackson, Vicksburg, Tupelo, Nashville and Spanish Fort. Was prisoner of war for six months at Macon, Georgia, and Catawba, Alabama, and Libby. Said he was taken prisoner at Shiloh on 6 Apr 1862. Exchanged about 3 Nov 1862. Rejoined his regiment in spring of 1863. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866, Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (ISW-II p420) (GAR records, Hobson Post, Albert Lea, Minnesota) “Anderson, Andrew” “Egge, Anders”
ANDERSON, Anders
IL 43rd Inf. Unassigned recruit. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Civil War: Laborer. Age 35. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Aug 1864 at Chicago and mustered there the same day. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p47)
ANDERSON, Anders P.
MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co K. Born in Sweden 28 Aug 1840. Civil War: Age 24. Enlisted at Rochester, Minnesota, 20 Jan 1865. Private. Discharged from the service 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Died 5 Nov 1924 at age 84 at Centerville, South Dakota, and is buried at Vermillion, South Dakota, in the Dalesburg Lutheran Cemetery. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Clay County)
ANDERSON, Anders
WI 3rd Inf Co D. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 18. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’ 8”. Enrolled for one year as a substitute at Prairie du Chien, Crawford County, Wisconsin, on 26 Aug 1864. Mustered the same day. Substitute for Hans Halderson of Linden, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Private. Died of fever on 29 Oct 1864 at Atlanta, Georgia. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 12-7, 19; red book vol 9 p92) (WLCW p15) (Love p1061)
ANDERSON, Anders
WI 6th Inf Co B. Residence: Portland, Monroe County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 39. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 20 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Joined Company B on 27 Nov 1864. Took part in the battles of Hatcher’s Run, Virginia, 5-7 Feb 1865; Gravelly Run, Virginia, 1 Apr 1865, and Five Forks, Virginia, 1 Apr 1865, and he was said to be at the surrender of General Lee. Anderson was sent to Harewood Hospital in Washington DC on 20 Apr 1865, and he died there of typhoid fever on 19 May 1865. Buried in National Cemetery at Arlington, Virginia. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 27-13; red book vol 11 p42) (Love p1065) (Larsen)
ANDERSON, Anders C.
WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 33. Enlisted for three years on 5 Mar 1862 at Madison and mustered there the same day. Private. Became unfit for service and was discharged from the service at Iuka, Mississippi, on 18 Aug 1862 for disability. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 28) (Buslett p375) (Ager p294) (RWV p808) “Anderson, Andrew”
ANDERSON, Anders
WI 42nd Inf. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enrolled and mustered 26 Aug 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. He was a substitute for Hans Halverson of Linden, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 11)
ANDERSON, Anders
WI 49th Inf Co A. Residence: Mineral Point, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 14 Feb 1865 at Vermont, Wisconsin. Mustered 20 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 193-3)
ANDERSON, Anders
WI 53rd Inf Co C. Residence: Christiana, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 43. Blue eyes, g’mixed (sic) hair, fair complexion, 5’7¾”. Enlisted for one year on 27 Mar 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On 10 Jun 1865, at Pleasant Hill, Missouri, all members of the 53rd were transferred into the 51st. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 198-13; 201-4,6)
ANDERSON, Anders
Residence: Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. From Hjartdal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died in Louisiana during the war. Possibly "Anderson, Andrew". Sources: (Ulvestad p267)
ANDERSON, Andrew
IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted 9 Oct 1861. Mustered 5 Nov 1861. Private. Died 25 Oct 1862, Keokuk, Iowa. Buried in Oakland Cemetery, Keokuk, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-II p420)
ANDERSON, Andrew
IA 12th Inf Co G. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Was a prisoner of war. Post war: He was 49 years old when he joined Robson Post GAR on 31 Mar 1888. Lived in Bath township, Freeborn county, Minnesota. Sources: (FCHS – GAR membership book).
ANDERSON, Andrew T.
IA 38th Inf Co K. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enlisted 11 Jan 1864. Mustered 3 Feb 1864. Private. Transferred to Iowa 34th & 38th Infantry Consolidated Company K on 1 Jan 1865. Mustered out 15 Aug 1865, Houston, Texas. Sources: (ISW-V p407,846)
ANDERSON, Andrew P.
IL 12th Inf Co I. Residence: Princeton, Bueau County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 26. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, auburn hair, sandy complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 24 Jul 1861. Private. Re-enlisted. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 108)
ANDERSON, Andrew L.
IL 23rd Inf Co G. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Blacksmith. Age 26. Blue eyes, fair hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 24 Mar 1862 at Chicago and mustered there on 14 May 1862. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 8 Mar 1864 at Greenland, Virginia. Mustered there on 7 Apr 1864. Recruit. Private. Bounty $400. Assigned to Co E Consolidated. Discharged 24 Jul 1865 at Greenland, Virginia, and mustered out 25 Aug 1865 at Chicago. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 37., reel 17 p39)
ANDERSON, Andrew
IL 124th Inf Co B. Residence: Batavia, Kane County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 45. Brown eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’2”. Enlistment details not shown, but likely between March and August of 1864. Transferred to Illinois 33rd Infantry on 10 Jul 1865. Sources: (ILSA reel 11 p10)
ANDERSON, Andrew
IL 134th Inf Co K. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 40. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for 100 days on 19 May 1864 at Chicago. Mustered 31 May 1864 at Camp Fry, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 25 May 1864 at Chicago. Sources: (ILSA reel 11 p77)
ANDERSON, Andrew
IL 8th Cav Co I. Residence: Blackberry, Kane County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Sep 1861 and mustered 18 Sep 1861 at St. Charles, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 2 Jan 1864. Sources: (ILSA reel 14 p139)
ANDERSON, Andrew
MN Hv Arty 1st Reg. Civil War: Private. Died in Chattanooga, Tennessee, during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p267)
ANDERSON, Andrew
MN 2nd Inf Co E. Residence: Liberty, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enrolled 6 Jul 1861. Mustered the same day. Private. Re-enlisted 26 Dec 1863. Promoted to Corporal. Discharged from the service with his Regiment. Post war: Buried in Brookdale, California. Sources: (MINN p81) (MCIW p133) (Ulvestad p262) (MCIW Index p7)
ANDERSON, Andrew
MN 4th Inf Co A. Residence: Carver, Carver County, Minnesota. Norwegian. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 41. Enrolled 26 Sep 1861. Mustered 4 Oct 1861. Corporal. Discharged from the service for disability 9 Aug 1862. Sources: (MINN p175) (MCIW p222)
ANDERSON, Andrew
MN 4th Inf Co A. Residence: Not shown. Norwegian. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 25. Drafted. Mustered 30 May 1864. Private. Died in Keokuk, Iowa. Sources: (MINN p179) (MCIW p222) (Ulvestad p267).
ANDERSON, Andrew
MN 4th Inf Co H. Residence: Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Enrolled 27 Sep 1861. Mustered 20 Dec 1861 (or 27 Sep 1861). Private. Promoted to Corporal. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 1864. Discharged from the service with his regiment on 19 Jul 1865. Died 26 Mar 1909 at St. Peter, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p211) (MCIW p236) (MCIW Index p7)
ANDERSON, Andrew
MN 10th Inf Co E. Residence: Manchester, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born in Bragernes, Buskerud, Norway, 27 Jan 1820. Came to America, to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in October 1853, and to Freeborn County, Minnesota, in 1857. Wife was Gloria Olson of Hartland. Their teen-age son, Ole, had enlisted earlier in 1862. Civil War: Age 43. Enrolled 18 Aug 1862. Mustered 13 Oct 1862. Private. Discharged from the service 20 May 1865, absent from his unit at time of discharge. Apparently he was in a hospital. Post war: He died 5 Nov 1866, weakened, it was said, by the “severe life and many hardships endured in the army”. Buried in Bancroft Central church cemetery. Andrew Anderson’s tombstone shows birth as 13 Dec 1819. Sources: (MINN p474) (MCIW p479) (FCHS) (Letter, Alan Anderson, Mercer Island, Washington)
ANDERSON, Andrew
MN 1st Battalion Infantry. Co A. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 30 Mar 1864. Mustered 1 Apr 1864. Private. Died 1 Sep 1864 at Washington, D.C. Sources: (MINN p535)
ANDERSON, Andrew
MN 1st Reg Lt Arty 1st Battery. Residence: Sterling, Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 31. Enrolled 4 Mar 1865. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service with the battery on 30 Jun 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Delavan, Blue Earth County. Sources: (MINN p787) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)
ANDERSON, Andrew
NY 100th Inf Co I. Residence: Door County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway, son of Nils and Anne Anderson Westman. The couple and four children came to America in 1853 and settled on the south shore of Little Sister Bay, Door County. Civil War: Age 17. Little known of his military career. A letter, written by Red Cross founder Clara Barton to Andrew’s mother, told of the name “A. Anderson 100 New York Volunteer Army” on a list of Union Soldiers buried at Andersonville prison. Grave 3739. Sources: (Article by Shirley Nelson, publ. in The Door County Advocate, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, on Tues. 25 Aug 1981) (Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison”, Atwater Report, publ 1865)
ANDERSON, Andrew
TX 20th Cav Co C. CSA. Born “Andreas Svendsen Holte” on 23 Jul 1837 at Hoveg, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for one year at Prairieville, Kaufman County on 10 Mar 1862. Private. Served until his Regiment’s surrender in 1865. Post war: Died 30 Jun 1917 in Brady, McCulloch County, Texas. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 3rd Inf Co B. Residence: Independence, Wisconsin. Born 16 May 1847 in Valders, Norway. Came to America in 1849 with his parents, settling in Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Farmer. Age 17. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 6’. Substitute. Enlisted for one year on 5 Oct 1864. Enlistment credited to Moscow, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the campaigns to Savannah and Goldsboro. Said to have taken part in the Grand review in Washington, D.C. on 24 May 1865. Discharged at Louisville, Kentucky, 18 Jul 1865. Post war: Married Hattie Hanson on 27 Dec 1872. Married Carrie Garthus on 25 Apr 1891. Died 27 Dec 1920 at Pigeon, ?. Sources: (WHS red book v.9 p42) (Ulvestad p267) Rootsweb.com. Cindy Anderson ldcra@gateway.net) (Internet note under “Oppland”) (Email, grandson Adrian Hagen aeh123456@aol.com)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 3rd Inf Co E. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 37. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 23 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 12-2)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 3rd Inf Co F. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 17. Blue eyes, brown hair, florid complexion, 6’. Enrolled 5 Oct 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, for one year. Mustered the same day. Substitute for John McKena of Moscow, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 19, 12-7)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 3rd Inf Co G. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, sandy hair, sandy complexion, 5’7½”. Enrolled for two years on 31 Jan 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Substitute for Horace C. Lee, Hudson, St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 12-3)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 3rd Inf Co G. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enrolled for one year on 23 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged from the service 9 Jun 1865 at Washington, DC. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p134)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 5th Inf Co F, reassigned to WI 5th Inf Re-organized Co K. Residence: West Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 16. Clerk. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’2¾”. Enlisted 26 Aug 1864 at West Eau Claire. Mustered 22 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Enlistment bounty $133.33. Private. Mustered out 20 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 19; red book vol 10b p318).
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 5th Inf Re-organized Co H. Residence: Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enrolled for one year on 24 Aug 1864 at Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Lucas M. Miller of Oshkosh. Private. Mustered out 20 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 19; red book vol 10b p290)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 11th Inf Co A. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted for three years on 7 Oct 1861 at Prescott, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 52-3)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 12th Inf Co A. Residence: Rush River, St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years 7 Oct 1861 at Prescott, Wisconsin. Mustered 30 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service 17 Dec 1862 in Mississippi. Company commander wrote on his final muster roll that he was “Worthless as a soldier”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-15; red book vol 17, p14)
ANDERSON, Andrew E.
WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Deerfield, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Tinsmith. Unmarried. Brown eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Mar 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 20 Apr 1864. Private. Joined the 15th Regiment at Dallas, Georgia. Transferred to Company H on 1 Dec 1864. Assigned temporarily to the WI 14th. Transferred on 10 Jun 1865 to Company K of the 13th Infantry. Mustered out 24 Nov 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Post war: Lived at Lake Lillian, Minnesota. He was a brother to John Anderson of WI 3rd Inf Co K. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 18, p190; vol 20, p28) (Buslett p376) (Ager p294) (RWV p808) (Hedberg) (Boe, Sophie “The Story of Father’s Life”, publ. 1919. Copy at VGC)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Neshonoc, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Farmer. Blue eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Recruit. Joined the Company at Knoxville, Tennessee. Sent to Division hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, 8 Jul 1864. Sent from there to a hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Transferred to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee, 20 Dec 1864. Transferred to Company I of 13th Infantry, 18 Jun 1865. He was still sick when he was mustered out. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 20 p72) (Buslett p471) (TAR) (Ager p279, photo; p303)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Onalaska, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at La Crosse. Mustered there the same day. Private. Transferred to WI 13th Inf Co I on 11 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 18, p172)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 17th Inf Co F. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’3”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 19 Nov 1864 at Highland, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out 14 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-13; red book vol 22, p124)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 18th Inf Co F. Born in Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 27 Dec 1864 at Green Bay, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Lars Nelson of Iola, Waupaca County. Private. Died in a general hospital at Nashville, Tennessee, on 1 Apr 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 23)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 19th Inf. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Sent to Mason Hospital, Portsmouth, Virginia. Sources: (Ole G. Hougan’s Civil War Diary, 24 Mar 1863 & 26 Mar 1863)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 27th Inf Co G. Residence: Highland, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Dark eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Aug 1862 at Highland. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bounty $100; $75 to be paid at muster out. Private. Absent sick in US General Hospital in Fort Gaines, Alabama, since 6 Mar 1865. Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 130-9, 131-13; red book vol 32)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 27th Inf Co H. Civil War: Age 44. Enrolled for three years on 14 Nov 1863 at Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Mustered 23 Nov 1863 at Madison. Private. Assigned to Company H on 31 Dec 1863. Sick at Paducah, Kentucky, since 27 Jul 1863, according to regimental report of Oct 1863. Died 4 Mar 1864, of disease, at general hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,19; 130-10, 131-4; red book vol 32) (Love p1103)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 32nd Inf Co K. Residence: Leeds, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Farmer. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Leeds. Mustered 25 Sep 1862 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant 14 May 1864. Sources: (WHS red book vol 37)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 35th Inf Co B. Residence: Westport, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born “Anders Andersen Sværen” on 11 Apr 1839 at Balestrand, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, son of Anders Andersen Sværen and Mari Olsdatter Distad. He came to America with his parents and three sisters on “Dorothea”, which sailed from Bergen and reached New York 5 Jul 1848. They came to Vienna Township, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 19 Nov 1863 at Burke, Wisconsin. Mustered 11 Dec 1863 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bounty $292. Private. Recruit. Mustered out 9 May 1865 at St. Louis General Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana. Post war: Married 28 Nov 1870 to Kristi Larsdatter Hæreid (1845-1929). Twelve children. He died 7 Mar 1913. Buried in Norway Grove Lutheran Cemetery. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 157-4; red book vol 40) (Naeseth ’48-419) “Anderson, Andre”
ANDERSON, Andrew E.
WI 35th Inf Co B. Civil War: Age 33. Enlisted for three years on 18 Nov 1863 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 11 Dec 1863. Private. Died of chronic diarrhea on 21 Oct 1864 at hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS red book vol 40)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 37th Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 21. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 11 Nov 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Ole Knutson of Utica, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out with his company on 27 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 167-13; red book vol 42)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 42nd Inf Co I. Residence: Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Christiansand, Norway. Brother of Union soldiers Christian and Tory Anderson. Civil War: Carpenter. Age 34. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 30 Aug 1864 at Dodgeville. Mustered 9 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Detailed to build barracks and stables at Camp Randall. Mustered out 20 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 176-10,12,13; red book vol 47) (Letter, Great nephew Maurice Ranum, Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 44th Inf Unassigned. Residence: Bloomfield, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 19 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 24 Sep 1864 at Madison. Bounty $100. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-14)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 44th Inf Co F. Residence: Eagle, Richland County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Wauzeka, Crawford County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Married. Light eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Recruit. Enlisted for one year on 18 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 22 Feb 1865 at Madison. Bounty: $100. Private. Mustered out with this company on 28 Aug 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-16; red book vol 49; blue book)
ANDERSON, A. T.
WI 44th Co ?. Born in Norway. Civil War: Post war: In 1903, A. T. Anderson was elected GAR Post 66 “surg”. Buried in Hillside Cemetery, Valley City, North Dakota. Sources: (GAR Joseph Weiser Post # 66 Minutes of 1 Dec 1903. Valley City ND Historical Society.) This man likely is one of the above two soldiers.
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 46th Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, sandy hair, sandy complexion, 5’7½”. Enrolled for two years and mustered 31 Jan 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Horace C. Lee of Hudson City, St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-11)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 47th Inf Co D. Residence: Amherst, Portage County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Harmony, Rock County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Shoemaker. Age 31. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 6 Feb 1865 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 10 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-5; red book vol 52)
ANDERSON, Andrew, Jr.
WI 47th Inf Co E. Residence: Cottage Grove, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Blooming Grove, Dane County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 17. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 30 Jan 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 1 Feb 1865. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Buried in McFarland, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-6; red book vol 52) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 4th Cav Co G. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted for three years on 20 May 1861 at Hudson, St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Mustered at Camp Utley near Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 223-9)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 4th Cav Co G. Residence: Martel, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 43. Married. Blue eyes, auburn hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at Hudson, Wisconsin. Mustered 3 Mar 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Recruit. Private. Company commander wrote on his final muster roll that he “Always rode a poor horse unable to go on any service likely to be dangerous.” Mustered out 8 Jul 1865 by order of the Surgeon General. Sources: (WHS red book v.4b p172)
ANDERSON, Andrew
WI 13th Reg Lt Arty. Residence: Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Nov 1863 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 2 Dec 1863. Private. His dependent parents (father Severt Anderson) were granted by the state of Wisconsin $5 a month during his absence. Discharged from the service with his Battery on 20 Jul 1865 at Camp Washburn. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 244-7,8; red book vol 5)
ANDERSON, Andrew W.
WI Hv Arty 1st Reg Co H. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born Urdalen in Norway about 1837. Civil War: Farmer. Age 27. Married. Hazel eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 31 Aug 1864 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out 26 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Post war: Died 10 Dec 1875. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 245-9; red book vol 6) (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago, Wisconsin, publ. 2002)
ANDERSON, Andrew
Residence: Worth County, Iowa. From Hadeland, Norway. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p267)
ANDERSON, Andrew
From Lier, Norway. See LINNEVOLD. Sources: (Ulvestad p267)
ANDERSON, Andrew
Residence: Kandiyohi County, Minnesota. From Gudbrandsdalen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died 1880. Sources: (Ulvestad p267)
ANDERSON, Andrew
Residence: Kansas. From Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p267)
ANDERSON, Andrew C.
See ANDERSON, Anders C
ANDERSON, Andrew
Residence: Pierce County, Wisconsin. From Bamle, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died in 1864 in the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p267)
ANDERSON, Andrew
Residence: Thorpe, Minnesota. From Balsfjorden, Norway. Indian War: Private. Post war: Died (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p267)
ANDERSON, Andrew
Spanish-American War: Lieutenant. Sources: (Ulvestad p258)
ANDERSON, Andrew E.
Residence: Lake Lillian, Minnesota. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p267)
ANDERSON, Andrew P.
Residence: Amherst, Wisconsin. From Vang, Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p267)
ANDERSON, Andy
See ANDERSON, Andrew WI 3rd Inf Co B
ANDERSON, Annan
WI 45th Inf Co F. Residence: Grafton, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Theresa, Dodge County. Born in Christiania, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 42. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for one year on 16 Jan 1865 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-8; red book vol 50) “Anderson, Annon”
ANDERSON, Annon A.
WI 50th Inf Co D. Residence: Mt. Morris, Waushara County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 29. Blue eyes, blond hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 10 Feb 1865 at Mt. Morris. Mustered 21 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On 30 Nov 1865, he was listed as sick at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, since 29 Jul 1865. Buried in Holden, Mt. Morris. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-5,16) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) “Annun”
ANDERSON, Annun A.
WI 50th Inf Co D. Residence: Mt. Morris, Waushara County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Blue eyes, blond hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 11 Feb 1865 at Mt. Morris. Mustered 21 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Recruit entitled to bounty. Private. Assigned to WI 50th Infantry Co D. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-13).
ANDERSON, Anthony
WI 49th Inf Co I. Residence: Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 8 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 15 Feb 1865 at Madison. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 193-11,13,27) “Anderson, Antoney”
ANDERSON, Anton E.
IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born “Anton Elias Ringstad” on 1 Sep 1837 in Valders, Nord Aurdal, Oppland, Norway. Came to America at age 12 on “Syttende Mai”, which sailed from Bergan about 12 May 1849 and arrived in New York on 26 Jun 1849. Came to Albion Township, Dane County, Wisconsin, and to Madison Township, Winneshiek County, Iowa by 1851. Civil War: Age 24. Enlisted 9 Oct 1861 as Sergeant. Mustered 5 Nov 1861. Private. Missing in battle 6 Apr 1862, Shiloh, Tennessee, Found to be in Libby Prison. Re-enlisted & re-mustered 5 Jan 1864. Promoted First Sergeant on 1 Mar 1865. Commissioned First Lieutenant 20 Apr 1865. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866, Memphis, Tennessee. Post war: In 1885, Anton E. Anderson was living in Calmar, Winneshiek County, and working for a railroad. In 1892, he was living as an invalid in the Soldiers' Home in Marshalltown, Iowa. He died 7 Sep 1910 and was buried in Decorah Lutheran Cemetery at Decorah. Sources: (ISW-II p420) (XSS Iowa 84) (DGA) (Ulvestad p256) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-299) “Anderson, Anton Elias”
ANDERSON, Anton
IL 43rd Unassigned recruit. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 35. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for one year on 18 Aug 1864 at Chicago, Illinois. Mustered there the same day. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p50)
ANDERSON, Anton
WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Clinton, Rock County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 3 Oct 1861 at Beloit, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Private. Died of nerve fever (Febris Typhoidis) at Mississippi River Island No. 10, on 31 May 1862. Buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-9, 77-3; red book vol 20 p100) (Buslett p526) (Love p1082) (Ulvestad p267) (Ager p311) (Meeker) “Andresen, Anton”
ANDERSON, Antonio
TX 1st Inf Co H. CSA. Born “Anton Torgersen Noreodegaard” on 21 Oct 1836 at Moss, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted at Kickapoo on 20 Mar 1862 for the war. Private. On 12 May 1862, he was listed as being absent in General Hospital No. 18 at Richmond, Virginia, suffering diarrhea. He was transferred to Chimborazo Hospital No.4 in Richmond on 13 May 1862 and was there until about July of that year. He was killed in action at the Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam), Maryland, on 17 Sep 1862. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)
ANDERSON, Anun A.
WI 27th Inf Co D. Born 13 Aug 1824 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Blue eyes, auburn hair, light complexion, 5’8½”, medium build. Enlisted for three years on 20 Aug 1862 at Manitowoc Rapids, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Mustered 13 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Detailed and left guarding commissary stores on 17 Mar 1865. Rejoined the company from the Quartermaster department on 20 May 1865. Mustered out 29 Aug 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-6, 130-6; red book vol 32) (Bjerke)
ANDERSON, Arm
See ANDERSON, Arne
ANDERSON, Arne
IA 7th Cav Co F. Residence: Worth County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted for three years on 9 Feb 1863 at McGregor, Iowa, as Bugler. Mustered 23 Feb 1863. Private. Transferred to Co F, Seventh Cavalry Reorganized, as Bugler. Mustered out 9 Feb 1866, Omaha, Nebraska, expiration term of service. Sources: (ISW-IV p1265,1399) (FCHS GAR records)
ANDERSON, Arne
MN 7th Inf Co G. Residence: Wanamingo, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born 13 Nov 1836 at Sogn, Norway, son of Anders Arneson Urness Marum. Came to America in 1862. Civil War: Age 25. Enrolled 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 30 Oct 1862. Private. Served in Indian war 1862-1863; in Civil war 1863-1865. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 16 Aug 1865. Post war: Married Kari Sjursdatter (Severson) on 18 May 1866. In 1890, Lt. Col. Daniel Densmore, a former First Lieutenant in G Company, stated that Arm Anderson was really Arne Anderson, mustered in 15 Aug 1862 at age 25, mustered out 16 Aug 1865. Anderson died 9 Jul 1893 in Goodhue County, Minnesota, of injuries suffered in a fall from atop a load of hay. He is buried in Dale churchyard, Cherry Grove township, Goodhue County. Sources: (MINN p348) (MCIW p380) (MCIW p694) (Ulvestad p267, 309) (Biography of Arne Anderson Marum, by Louise Benoit, Olympia, Washington) (Descendant Doris Jorgenson, Minneapolis, Minnesota jorgenson5039@yahoo.com) “Anderson, Arm” “Marum, Arne”
ANDERSON, Arne
Residence: Freeborn County, Minnesota. From Kristianlandskanten, Norway. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p267)
ANDERSON, Arne
Residence: Hitterdal, Minnesota. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p267)
ANDERSON, August
WI 12th Inf Co E. Residence: Upper Coon Valley, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born “Augustinus Andersen Paulhougen”on 14 Mar 1846 at Østre Gausdal, Oppland, Norway, son of Anders Andersen Myrmellom and Marthe Martinsdatter Paulhougen. He came to America with his parents and a sister on “Flora”, which sailed from Christiania on 15 Jun 1849 and arrived in New York on 23 Aug 1849. They came to Crawford County, Wisconsin. His mother died within a year and he then lived with the Amund Martinsen Paulhougen family in Coon Prairie, Vernon County. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enrolled for one year on 13 Oct 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Helje Gulbianson of Coon, Vernon County. Mustered the same day. Private. Died of chronic diarrhea on 14 Feb 1865 at Savannah, Georgia. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-13; red book vol 17, p82) (“Coon Valley”, publ 1928 by Upper Coon Valley Norwegian Lutheran Church, Coon Valley, WI) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-2977) “Paulhaugen, August”
ANDERSON, August
Residence: Willmar, Minnesota. From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p267)
ANDERSON, Augustus
IL 8th Inf Co H. Residence: Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Jul 1861 at Cairo, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 1 Feb 1864 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Re-mustered 24 Mar 1864 at Vicksburg. Mustered out on 4 May 1865 at Baton Rouge, Mississippi. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p 112, 119)
ANDERSON, Augustus
WI 13th Inf Co F. Residence: Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Gray eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Sep 1861 at Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Bradford, Rock County. Mustered on 1 Nov 1861 at Janesville. Private. Re-enlisted 23 Jan 1864. Promoted to Corporal 5 Aug 1864. Promoted to Sergeant on 1 Mar 1865. Mustered out 24 Nov 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 64-8; red book vol 18, p110) (WV p17)
ANDERSON, Augustus
WI 46th Inf Co E. Residence: La Grange, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Troy, Walworth County. Born in Norway. Farmer. Civil War: Age 17. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Feb 1865 at Palmyra, Wisconsin. Mustered 21 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On detached service guarding railroad blockhouse 37 since 15 Aug 1865. Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-6,21; red book vol 51)
ANDERSON, Aust
MA 18th Inf Co B. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 22. Sailor. Enlisted 26 Aug 1863. Private. Discharged for disability on 12 Dec 1863. Sources: (The Civil War Research database,www.ancestry.com)
ANDERSON, Austin
IL 45th Inf Co K. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 35. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Aug 1864 at Chicago as a substitute for Charles Rudolph. Mustered in Chicago the same day. Private. Never reported to Company K. No discharge given by Company K. Mustered out on 12 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p54)
ANDERSON, Benjamin C.
MN Hv Arty 1st Reg. Born in Ohio. Civil War: Age 20. Enrolled 9 Feb 1865. Mustered 10 Feb 1865. Designated Sergeant on 11 Feb 1865. Promoted to Quartermaster Sergeant 29 Jul 1865. Mustered out 27 Sep 1865 with his company. Sources: (MINN p587) (MCIW p623) (Ulvestad p259)
ANDERSON, Benjamin
WI 37th Inf Co A. Residence: Spring Green, Sauk County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credit to Deer Creek, Sauk County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 35. Married Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 31 Mar 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 13 Apr 1864. Private. Sent to hospital on 10 Jun 1864. Returned to duty 12 Dec 1864. Post war: In August 1881, he was granted a pension of $8 a month for chronic rheumatism. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 Box 167-3; red book vol 42) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998)
ANDERSON, Bernirt
WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. From Smallenene, Norway. Civil War: Age 17. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 7 Oct 1861 at Chicago and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 20 Feb 1862. Private. Assigned as Company Musician until 29 Feb 1864, then assigned as a rifleman. Mustered out with I Company on 10 Feb 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Post war: Later, he lived at Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p128) (Buslett p584) (Ager p313) (Hedberg) “Anderson, Bernhard” “Anderson, Bernert”
ANDERSON, Bernt
Residence: Fergus Falls, Minnesota. From Smaalenene, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in 1885. Sources: (Ulvestad p267)
ANDERSON, Borne
IA 7th Cav Co F. Residence: Worth County, Iowa. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted 9 Feb 1863 as a Bugler. Mustered 23 Feb 1863. Transferred to IA Seventh Cavalry Reorganized. Sources: (ISW-IV cd)
ANDERSON, C.
MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Scandinavian Guards, organized in Nicollet County, 27 Aug 1862, and who served 21 days. Private. Sources: (MCIW p807).
ANDERSON, C. A.
Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Died in Valley City, North Dakota. (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p267)
ANDERSON, Carl
Spanish-American War: Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Private. Died after he had returned to his home. Sources: (Ulvestad p267)
ANDERSON, Charles O. C.
IA 21st Inf Co H. Residence: Manchester, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 14 Aug 1862. Mustered 23 Aug 1862. Private. Wounded at Vicksburg, Mississippi; arm amputated. Died of his wounds on 14 Jun 1863 at Memphis, Tennessee. Buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery at Memphis, section 1, grave 129. Sources: (ISW-III cd p22)
ANDERSON, Charles G.
IA 25th Inf Co E. Residence: Burlington, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 15 Aug 1862. Mustered the same day. Private. Wounded in the battle of Kenesaw Mountain, Georgia, 24 Jun 1864. Mustered out 6 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (ISW-III cd p20)
ANDERSON, Charles I.
IA 30th Inf Co H. Residence: Fairfield, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 14 Aug 1862. Mustered 14 Sep 1862. Private. Discharged for disability at Black River Bridge, Mississippi, on 8 Sep 1863. Sources: (ISW-III cd p17)
ANDERSON, Charles J.
IA 32nd Inf Co D. Residence: Boone County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 33. Enlisted 24 Feb 1864. Mustered 7 Mar 1864. Private. Transferred to IA 8th Inf Co I on 28 Jul 1865. Mustered out 20 Apr 1866 at Selma, Alabama. Sources: (ISW-I cd p15, ISW-V cd p21)
ANDERSON, Charles E.
IA 45th Inf Co E. Residence: Jefferson County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 19. Enlisted 20 May 1864. Mustered 25 May 1864. Private. Mustered out 16 Sep 1864 at Keokuk, Iowa, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ISW-V cd p6)
ANDERSON, Charles
IL 20th Inf Co F. Residence: Joliet, Will County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 34. Laborer. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 13 Jul 1861 at Joliet and mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged 13 Jun 1864, his term having expired. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 73)
ANDERSON, Charles T.
MN 3rd Inf Co ?. Norwegian. Civil War: Corporal. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Sources: (Ulvestad p262)
ANDERSON, Charles
WI 11th Inf Co B. Residence: Blue Mounds, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Died of disease on 9 Sep 1862 at Old Town Landing, Arkansas. Sources: (WHS red book vol 16, p30) (WLCW p53) (Love p1074) “Anderson, John”
ANDERSON, Charles H.
WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: White Creek, Adams County, Wisconsin. Born in New York. Civil War: Carpenter. Married. Age 27. Blue eyes, auburn hair, dark complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at White Creek. Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Sergeant. “This man has been with the Regt up to November 1863 when he was sent to the state to recruit for this Regt and joined the command at Vicksburg [unsure of this due to scribbling] with the detachment of recruits and was then with Regt up to the 22nd of July when he was wounded in hip and was furloughed home from hospital and there taken in to Harvey Hospital where he has been since on crutches. Was promoted to Sargt for soldierly conduct.” Mustered out 13 Sep 1865. Post war: He was granted a pension of $14 a month because of a wound to the lower part of his body. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30) (WV p17) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998)
ANDERSON, Charles
WI 46th Inf Co C. Residence: Badger, Portage County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Vinland, Winnebago County. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Minister. Age 22. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for one year on 1 Feb 1865 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Mustered 23 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Discharged from the service as private on 3 May 1865 at Athens, Alabama, to accept position as Chaplain of this regiment on 4 May 1865, filling a vacancy. Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 186-1,4,19; red book vol 51)
ANDERSON, Christian
NJ 6th Inf Co D. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Civil War: Age 20. Clerk. Blue eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Aug 1861 at Trenton, New Jersey. Mustered there the same day. Re-enlisted for three years on 31 Dec 1863 at Washington, DC. Re-mustered there the next day. Sources: (NJSA Volunteer Re-enlistment Muster Rolls Books 601,2)
ANDERSON, Christian
WI 30th Inf Co B. Residence: Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Came to Wisconsin in 1850. He was a brother of Andrew Anderson and Tory Anderson, both union soldiers. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10½”. Enlisted for three years at Dodgeville on 21 Aug 1862. Mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 21 Oct 1862. Private. Sick at post hospital in Frankfort, Kentucky. On 7 Apr 1865, he was at Fort Union, Dakota Territory, protecting settlers. He was on furlough at Dodgeville when his regiment was discharged. He was mustered out 15 Aug 1865 at Madison. Post war: Reported to have died in Kansas. Sources: (WHS red book vol 35) (Larsen p35) (Letter, Great nephew Maurice Ranum, Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin)
ANDERSON, Christoffer
WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 12 Nov 1861 at Martell and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Nov 1861. Private. Died of Nerve fever (typhoid fever) at Mississippi River Island No. 10, on 18 May 1862. Buried at Mississippi River National Cemetery at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p100) (Love p1082) (Buslett p526) (Ulvestad p267) (Ager p311) “Anderson, Christopher”
ANDERSON, Christopher
MN 2nd Battery Lt Arty. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Enrolled 2 Sep 1864. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service with the battery on 16 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p796) (MCIW p666)
ANDERSON, Christopher
WI 47th Inf Co D. Residence: Amherst, Portage County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Harmony, Rock County. Born 2 Feb 1837 in Norway, a son of Andrew Christophersen and Mary. He came to America in 1857 to Portage County. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for one year on 1 Feb 1865 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 10 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Discharged from the service on 1 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: After the war he farmed in Amherst Township, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-5; red book vol 52) (Ulvestad p267) Rootsweb.com. “Standard History of Waupaca County, Wisconsin” by John M. Ware, publ 1917.)
ANDERSON, Christopher
Residence: Houston County, Minnesota. From Hadeland, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died. (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p267)
ANDERSON, Cnute
See ANDERSON, Knute
ANDERSON, Cornelius
MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co C. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 33. Enrolled 15 Oct 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Transferred to Co D, 7 Jul 1865. Discharged from the service with D Company, on 27 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p578, 585) (MCIW p619,621)
ANDERSON, Daniel
IA 2nd Cav Co B. Residence: Iuka, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted 5 Jan 1864. Mustered 5 Jan 1864. Private. Promoted Corporal, 1 Nov 1864. Wounded slightly 8 Nov 1864, Shoal Creek, Alabama. Mustered out 19 Sep 1865, Selma, Alabama. Sources: (ISW-IV p242)
ANDERSON, Daniel
WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Strong’s Prairie, Adams County, Wisconsin. Born in Solor, Norway, in 1844. Came to America at age 13 to a farm near Arkdale. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 27 Dec 1861 at Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Mustered 11 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded at Marietta, Georgia. Wounded at Bald Knob. He was said to have been three times wounded in the war. Mustered out 13 Feb 1865. Post war: Died at age 85 at Omegn (sic), Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3; red book vol 20 p 58) (Ager p276, photo; p300) (Unidentified obituary, dateline New Rome, Wisconsin, 23 Jan.) (Meeker)
ANDERSON, Dreng
See ARNESON, Dreng
ANDERSON, Ed
Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived in Frankfort, South Dakota, after the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p267)
ANDERSON, Edwin M.
MN Brackett's Cavalry Battalion Co D. Residence: Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota. Nativity not shown. Civil War: Age 27. Enrolled 24 Dec 1863. Mustered 5 Jan 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his company. Died 24 May 1930(?) at Morton. Sources: (MINN 702) (MCIW p592) (MCIW Index p7)
ANDERSON, Edward
IL 36th Inf Co D. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Gray eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 30 Aug 1861. Mustered 20 Sep 1861. Private. Recruit. Transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps on 5 May 1864. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 63)
ANDERSON, Edward
WI 31st Inf Co E. Residence: Fayette, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 20 Aug 1862 at Fayette. Mustered 9 Oct 1862 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease (brain fever) at Columbus, Kentucky, on 16 May 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 145-14; red book vol 36) (Love p1109)
ANDERSON, Edward
DT 1st Cav Co A. Born 1841 in Urskougs Prestegjeld, Norway. Indian War: Age 20. Enlisted 15 Dec 1861 at Vermillion, South Dakota. Private. Discharged from the service 1865. Post war: Lived in Vermillion, South Dakota, after the war. Member of GAR Miner Post in Vermillion. Died of senility in 1919 at age 78 and is buried in Bluff View Cemetery, Vermillion. Sources: (Ulvestad p267) (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Clay County) (Index of Compiled Service Records, North Dakota Archives, roll 6099)
ANDERSON, Einar
WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Civil War: Age 17. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 25 Dec 1861 at Decorah and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 29 Dec 1861. Private. Sick in Cowan, Tennessee, 17 Aug 1863. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 28 Nov 1863. Transferred to 68th Indiana, 31 Jan 1864, returned 1 Apr 1864. Seriously wounded in the left shoulder at Kenesaw Mountain, Georgia, on 22 Jun 1864. Taken to Harvey Hospital, Madison. Mustered out from Harvey hospital in Madison on 20 Dec 1864, expiration of term of service. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-8, 77-2; red book vol 20 p86) (Buslett p498) (Ulvestad p268) (Ager p306) (DGA)
ANDERSON, Eli
See ARNESON, Eli
ANDERSON, Elias
WI 3rd Inf Co G. Civil War: Died of disease at Cairo, Illinois, on 2 Nov 1864. Sources: (Love p1112)
ANDERSON, Ellef
WI 45th Inf Co E. Residence: Sun Prairie, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Madison, Dane County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 1 Feb 1865 at Madison and mustered there on 7 Feb 1865. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 4 Mar 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-6; red book vol 50) (WV p17)
ANDERSON, Erasmus
IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Newark, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1861 at Newark. Mustered on 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the service 22 Sep 1864, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 70)
ANDERSON, Eric
WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Pepin, Pepin County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 44. Married. Enlisted for three years on 4 Dec 1861 at Stockholm, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 20 Dec 1861. Private. Sick in Louisville, Kentucky, 12 Sep 1863, and died there of disease on 22 Sep 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p128) (Love p1082) (Buslett p584) (Ulvestad p268) (Ager p314)
ANDERSON, Eric
MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co M. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 20. Enrolled 7 Feb 1865. Mustered 18 Feb 1865. Private. Wounded. Died 27 May 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (MINN p620) (MCIW p637) (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Erick
IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Glenwood Township near Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 30 Mar 1864. Mustered 28 Apr 1864. Private. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866, Memphis, Tennessee. Post war: Lived in Trondhjem Township, Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Sources: (ISW-II p420) (Fergus Falls Weekly Journal, 23 Apr 1880) “Anderson, Errick”
ANDERSON, Erick
WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Coon Prairie, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Viroqua, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Died of pneumonia in a hospital at Cairo, Illinois, on 22 Mar 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30) (Love p1099)
ANDERSON, Erick
WI 38th Inf Co C. Residence: Argyle, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Mason. Age 36. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7¼”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Mar 1864 at Argyle. Mustered 15 Apr 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $300. Private. Discharged for disability 25 Jun 1865 at Madison. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 170-5,14; red book vol 43)
ANDERSON, Erik
IL 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Nunda, McHenry County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 29. Farmer. Unmarried. Light [stet] eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 24 May 1861 at Freeport, Illinois. Mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged 24 May 1864 at Huntsville, Alabama, his term of service having expired. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 25)
ANDERSON, Evan
MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co K. Residence: Blue Earth City, Faribault County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Civil and Indian wars. Age 36. Enrolled 1 Nov 1862. Mustered 10 Dec 1862. Private. Discharged from the service with his company on 10 Dec 1863. Sources: (MINN p672) (MCIW p538)
ANDERSON, Ever
WI 15th Inf Co F. From Hadeland, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded in the battle at Resaca, May 1864. Died in Kentucky. Sources: (Ulvestad p268) (Quiner p 628)
ANDERSON, F.
PA. Residence: Oleana, Pennsylvania. (Oleana was Norwegian violinist Ole Bull's Colony). From Kvernmoe in Elverum, Norway. Came to Oleana in 1852. Civil War: Joined the Army and advanced to Captain. Was killed on the battlefield. Sources: (Ulvestad p253) (Roll of Honor vol 3 p 12, vol 27 p 11)
ANDERSON, Forbus
IL 20th Inf Co K. Residence: Newark, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 20. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 13 Jun 1861 at Joliet, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged for disability in 1 Aug 1862. A veteran of this name, living in Ordway, Brown County, Dakota Territory, was, in August 1868, granted a pension of $4 because of a wound to his left wrist. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 96) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Dakota Territory”, Park Genealogicaol Books, Roseville, Minnesota.)
ANDERSON, Fred C.
Residence: Jamestown, North Dakota. Spanish-American War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Fritz R.
MN 12th Inf Co I. Residence: Albert Lea, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Spanish-American War: Enrolled 29 Apr 1898 at Albert Lea. Mustered 6 May at Camp Ramsey. Private. In hospital 20 Sep to 27 Sep. Mustered out 5 Nov 1898 at New Ulm, Minnesota. Sources: (MSAW p179).
ANDERSON, Gabriel
IA 38th Inf Co D. Born 1847 at Bergenskanten, Norway. Civil War: Age 16. Enrolled 1863 at Dubuque, Iowa. Private. Discharged from the service 1865. Post war: After the war, lived in Platte, South Dakota. Married Elizabeth Anderson. Pension of $12 per month. Claim number 968993. Died 16 Jun 1917 at Platte, age 70. Three children surviving. Buried in Platte City Cemetery. Sources: (Ulvestad p268) (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Charles Mix County)
ANDERSON, Galac
WI 22nd Inf Co G. Residence: Wiota, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 9 Aug 1862 at Monroe, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Killed in action at Peach Tree Creek, Georgia, 20 Jul 1864. Buried in East Wiota Cemetery, Woodford, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS red book vol 27) (Ulvestad p 268) (Quiner p704) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) “Anderson, Golac” “Anderson, Gulick”
ANDERSON, Gaut
IL 4th Cav Co ?. Civil War: Enlisted Aug 1861. After six months in the Cavalry, he transferred to the Navy. Discharged 1863. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Rushford, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)
ANDERSON, George
Civil War: Buried at Forest Hill, Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)
ANDERSON, George
From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: After the war, lived at Lapland, Kansas. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, George
IA 38th Inf Co E. Residence: Frankville Township, seven miles southeast of Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Was living there in 1853. Born 5 Jan 1836 at Lier, Drammen, Norway, a son of Magnus Linnevold. Civil War: Age 26. Enlisted 15 Aug 1862 as Corporal. Mustered 4 Nov 1862. Transferred to Iowa 34th & 38th Infantry Consolidated Co K on 1 Jan 1865. Promoted to Sergeant. Mustered out 15 Aug 1865, Houston, Texas. Post war: After the war, took name "Linnevold, Jorgen". Died 1925. Buried in Washington Prairie Lutheran Church Cemetery, near Decorah, Iowa. Stone reads “George M. Linnevold, Jan 5, 1836 – Mar 1, 1925, IA 38th Inf Co E, 1861-1865”. Sources: (ISW-V p407,846) (Ulvestad p260) (DGA) (Willard Linnevold, Decorah, Iowa) (KJR) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) (VGC Decorah Posten 11 Jan 1916) (Family records held by Luci Baker, Seattle, Washington) “Linnevold, George M.”
ANDERSON, George
MN 2nd Inf Co E. Residence: St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minnesota. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 20. Enrolled on 5 Jul 1861; mustered the same day. Private. Re-enlisted 26 Dec 1863. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 11 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p81) (MCIW p133) (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, George
WI 28th Inf Co H. Residence: Whitewater, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Born in Blosburg (looks like), Norway. Civil War: Blacksmith. Unmarried. Age 32. Brown eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Delafield, Wisconsin. Mustered 13 Oct 1862 at Camp Washburn. Private. Discharged from the service on 23 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Post war: On 1 Jan 1867, he applied for additional bounty of $100. He was then living at Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 132-10,14; 259-3; red book vol 33)
ANDERSON, George W.
MO 4th Cav Co M. Civil War: Enlisted 9 Aug 1861 at Boscobel, Wisconsin, in the Wisconsin Milwaukee Cavalry Company which became the 4th Missouri Cavalry Regiment. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 253-5)
ANDERSON, German
MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 45. Enrolled 23 Oct 1861. Mustered 4 Nov 1861. Private. Re-enlisted 3 Feb 1864. Died at Pine Bluff, Arkansas, 14 Sep 1864. Sources: (MINN p137) (MCIW p184)
ANDERSON, Gilbert
IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Freeport, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born 1842 in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enlisted 18 Oct 1861. Mustered 5 Nov 1861. Private. Missing in battle 6 Apr 1862, Shiloh, Tennessee. Discharged from the service 14 Feb 1863, Benton Barracks, St Louis, Missouri. Re-enlisted 31 Oct 1864. Re-mustered 31 Oct 1864. Assigned to IA 13th Inf Co H. Mustered out 21 Jul 1865, Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: Died 1920 in Maplewood Township, Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Buried in Maplewood Lutheran Cemetery. Sources: (ISW-II p421,583) (Otter Tail County Historical Society) “Blagen, Gilbert A.”
ANDERSON, Gilbert
WI 3rd Inf Co I. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enrolled for one year at Prairie du Chien, Crawford County, Wisconsin, on 22 Aug 1864, as a substitute for Thomas Gribble of Waldwick, Iowa County, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged from the service 9 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 19; red book vol 9 p174)
ANDERSON, Gilbert
WI 5th Inf Co K. Residence: Menomonie, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Carpenter. Age 29. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years at Menomonie, Wisconsin, on 14 Aug 1862. Bounty $100. Mustered 15 Sep 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Transferred 13 Jul 1864 from Co G to WI 5th Inf Re-organized Co B. Mustered out 17 Jun 1865. “Was in many battles. Was at Lee’s surrender 9 Apr 1865.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 19; red book vol 10a p108, vol 10b p198)
ANDERSON, Gilbert
WI 11th Inf Co E. Residence: Moscow, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 18 Sep 1861 at Mineral Point, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Mustered 27 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted on 25 Feb 1864 at New Orleans, Louisiana. Mustered out 4 Sep 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 16, p90)
ANDERSON, Gilbert H.
WI 31st Inf Co E. Residence: Fayette, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5¾”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Oct 1862 at Fayette. Mustered 9 Oct 1862 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Private. Granted a sick furlough in Wisconsin in May and June, 1863. Was listed as absent without leave on 18 Jul 1863. Promoted to Corporal 1 Oct 1864. Mustered out 20 Jun 1865 near Louisville, Kentucky, with his company. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 145-14; red book vol 36) (WV p17)
ANDERSON, Gilbert
WI 4th Cav Co G. Residence: Rush River, St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Born “Gilbert Anderson Reiton” on 14 Dec 1839 in Falebu, Gudbrandsdalen, Norway, a son of Anders Reiton and Karen. Came to America in 1848. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at Hudson, Wisconsin. Mustered 17 Feb 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Recruit. Private. In hospital at Baton Rouge and New Orleans, Louisiana. Discharged from the service on 28 May 1866 for disability due to illness. Post war: Lived in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin. Died 22 Jan 1923 at Rush River. Buried at Baldwin, St. Croix County. Sources: (WHS red book v.4b p172) (Ulvestad p324) (Family Group Sheet compiled by Florence B. Simon, 616 Commercial, Hudson WI)
ANDERSON, Gilbert
Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Hollandale, Wisconsin, after war. Buried at Hollandale; stone reads “1841 – 1915”. Sources: (Ulvestad p268) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)
ANDERSON, Gilbert H.
From Nordrehaug, Ringerike. Civil War: Corporal. Believed wounded. Post war: Living in Superior, Iowa, in 1907. A veteran by this name, living in Petersburgh, Jackson County, Minnesota, in April 1878 was granted a pension of $2 a month because of injury to his left shoulder. Sources: (Ulvestad p262) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park Minnesota).
ANDERSON, Gudbrand
From Lands Prestegjeld, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Emmet County, Iowa, after the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Gudman
WI 7th Inf Co B. Residence: Liberty, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6½”. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 21 Oct 1864 at Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin as a substitute for Ole Knudson (Schors), Liberty, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service 5 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 33-13. red book vol 12 p26) “Goodman Anderson”
ANDERSON, Gudmund
From Slidre, Valders. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Hills, Minnesota, after the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Gunder C.
WI 12th Inf Co F. Residence: Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born at Gunster, Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Laborer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10¾”. Enlisted for three years on 7 Oct 1861 at Oconto, Wisconsin. Mustered 5 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 2 Jan 1864 at Natchez, Mississippi. “Was a good soldier. Never absent or sick from his command and always ready and willing for duty.” Took part in actions at Lamar, Cold water, Vicksburg, Jackson, the Meridian expedition in Mississippi; the campaign for Alworth station, to the surrender of Atlanta; Jonesboro, the campaign through Georgia, the surrender of Savannah, Georgia; the campaign through the Carolinas. Post war: Moved from Wisconsin to Traill County, North Dakota, in April 1879. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-14,15; red book vol 17, p102) (Traill County Veterans Index, 1885 Dakota Territorial Census) “Andersen, Gunder”
ANDERSON, Gunlic
WI 19th Inf Co B. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 11 Jan 1862 at La Crosse. Mustered 4 Mar 1862 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease on 16 Jul 1862 at Norfolk, Virginia. Ole G. Hougan wrote a year later that Anderson was the first man of his company to die. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 97-17) (Ole G. Hougan’s diary, 16 Jul 1863) “Anderson, Gulik” “Anderson, Gunlie”
ANDERSON, Halver
MN 10th Inf Co D. Nativity not shown. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 27 Feb 1864. Mustered 2 Mar 1864. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 19 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p472) (MCIW p477)
ANDERSON, Halvor
WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Cambridge, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born Halvard Andersson Alrek on 6 Nov 1836 at Hanekamb, Arnefjord Parish, Vik I Sogn, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 10 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Died of disease in hospital at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 25 May 1862. Buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery near Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 28) (Love p1082) (Buslett p376) (Ulvestad p268) (Ager p294)
ANDERSON, Halvor
WI 51st Inf Co I. Residence: Pleasant Valley, St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Light eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 22 Mar 1865 at Hudson, Wisconsin. Milwaukee. Mustered at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on 28 Apr 1865. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 198-10)
ANDERSON, Halvor
WI Hv Arty 1st Reg Co H. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born “Halvor Uvaas” in Norway about 1825. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, ruddy complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 31 Aug 1864 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out 26 Jun 1865 in Washington, D.C. Post war: In 1885 Wisconsin State Census, he is shown living at Crete. He was not found in the 1905 state census. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 245-9. red book vol 6) (“Civil War Veterans of Winnebago County, Wisconsin” by David A. Langkau) (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago, Wisconsin, publ. 2002, p4-6)
ANDERSON, Halvor
From Gjerpen Prestegjeld, Skien, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Muskegon County, Michigan. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Halvor
From Ytre Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Member of the legislature in Washington, from Whatcom County. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Halvor
Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Worden, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Halvor
Residence: Davis, Illinois. Civil War: Private. Post war: Dead (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Halvor T.
Residence: Minnesota. Came from Tinn, Telemarken. Civil War: Private. Sick during the war. Post war: Died (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Hans
IA 9th Cav Co F. Residence: Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 33. Enlisted 4 Jul 1863. Mustered 4 Jul 1863. Private. Died of disease 26 Dec 1864, Keokuk, Iowa. Buried Oakland Cemetery, Keokuk, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-IV p1660)
ANDERSON, Hans
MN 11th Inf Co K. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 39. Enrolled 31 Aug 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment. Mustered out 26 Jun 1865. Post war: Died 14 Sep 1889 at Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p527) (MCIW p505) (MCIW Index p8)
ANDERSON, Hans
WI 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Albion, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 30 Dec 1863 at Natchez, Mississippi. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-14,15; red book vol 17, p126)
ANDERSON, Hans
WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 12 Nov 1861 at Martell and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Private. Died of Nerve fever (typhoid fever) at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 6 Jun 1862. Buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery in Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-9, 77-3; red book vol 20 p100) (Love p1082) (Buslett p526) (Ulvestad p268) (Ager p311)
ANDERSON, Hans
WI 30th Inf Co H. Residence: Spring Green, Sauk County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 35. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 9 May 1863 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 18 May 1863 at Madison. Recruit. Private. Mustered out 20 Sep 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 140-9, 140-12;13 red book vol 35) “Anderson, Mons”
ANDERSON, Hans C.
WI 44th Inf Co C. Residence: Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Shields, Dodge County. Born at Lunde (or Gjerpen), in Nærheden at Skien, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 29 Oct 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 10 Nov 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with this company on 28 Aug 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Post war: Lived at Iola, Wisconsin. “Hans Anderson b. 30 Apr 1838-” stone is in Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery, section I Row 35, Scandinavia, Waupaca County. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-4; red book vol 49; blue book) (Ulvestad p268) (KJR) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (USGenWeb Archives by Geraldine Trinrud gertrin@gglbbs.com)
ANDERSON, Hans
WI 46th Inf Co K. Residence: Chaseburg, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Holland, La Crosse County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Married. Gray eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 13 Feb 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with this company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-11; red book vol 51)
ANDERSON, Hans
From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived at Cyrus, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Harry
WI 6th Inf Co B. Residence: Stillwater, Minnesota. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 34. Unmarried. Farmer. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted 1 Jun 1861 at Prescott, Wisconsin. Mustered 16 Jul 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the battles of Gainesville, Virginia, 28-29 Aug 1862; Second Bull Run, Virginia, 30 Aug 1862 and South Mountain, Maryland, 14 Sep 1862. Wounded in action at South Mountain. Returned to duty on 30 Oct 1862. Took part in the battles of Fredericksburg, Virginia, 11-15 Dec 1862; Fitzhugh’s Crossing, Virginia, 29 Apr 1863; Chancellorsville, Virginia, 1-3 May 1863 and Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 1-3 Jul 1863. Wounded in action 1 Jul 1863 at Gettysburg. Died the next day of his wounds. Buried in Gettysburg, sect. 13 grave 16. Sources: (Larsen)
ANDERSON, Henry
MN 4th Inf Co K. Residence: Eureka, Dakota County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 35. Drafted. Mustered 15 Dec 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment on 19 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p224) (MCIW p240)
ANDERSON, Henry
MN 5th Inf Co G. Residence: Hastings, Dakota County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enrolled 5 Feb 1862. Mustered 24 Apr 1862. Private. Died 12 Oct 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Sources: (MINN p256) (MCIW p293) (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Henry
MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co G. Residence: St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 17. Enrolled 6 Feb 1865. Mustered 14 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged from the service at Chattanooga, Tennessee, on 27 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p597) (MCIW p627)
ANDERSON, Henry
MN 2nd Battery Lt Arty. Residence: Fillmore County. Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enrolled 20 Jan 1862. Mustered 20 Feb 1862. Private. Discharged from the service on expiration of term, 28 Mar 1865. Sources: (MINN p793) (MCIW p666) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p154)
ANDERSON, Henry
WI 3rd Inf Co H. Residence: Fayette, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, medium complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for three years on 2 Jun 1861 at Darlington, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service 10 Jul 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin, by reason of an accidental gun shot wound to his hand. Record entry of 30 Sep 1887 indicates this soldier died on 10 July 1862 at Madison “by reason of gunshot wound of left hand). Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p154)
ANDERSON, Henry
WI 6th Inf Co B. Civil War: Killed in the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Sources: (Quiner p462)
ANDERSON, Henry
WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Butte Des Mortes, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted for three years on 25 Nov 1861 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Mustered 8 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 1 May 1862. Died of disease at Bowling Green, Kentucky, 4 Dec 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3; red book vol 20 p 56) (Ager p300) (Meeker)
ANDERSON, Henry C.
WI 31st Inf Co B. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 27. Second Lieutenant. Assigned to Company A on 3 Dec 1862. In Aug 1863, he was listed as “present sick”. Since 30 Sep 1863, he was absent sick at Lemonwier, Juneau County, Wisconsin, according to report dated 31 Dec 1863. Resigned on 4 Jan 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 145-18, 145-19; red book vol 36).
ANDERSON, Henry
WI 47th Inf Co D. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 36. Married. Blue eyes, black hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 31 Jan 1865 at Scandinavia. Mustered 10 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Appointed Corporal on 12 Feb 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-5; red book vol 52) (WV p17)
ANDERSON, Henry Aul
Residence: Scandinavia, Wisconsin. Born 3 Aug 1829 in Eidanger, Norway. Civil War: Corporal. Post war: Married Gunhild M. (3 Oct 1822-23 Jan 1904). Henry died 10 Apr 1897 in Scandinavia. He and his wife both buried in Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery, section I Row 40, Scandinavia; stone reads “3 Aug 1829 – 10 Apr 1897”. Sources: (grandson, Malcolm Rosholt, Rosholt, WI) (Ulvestad p262) (KJR) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (USGenWeb Archives by Geraldine Trinrud gertrin@gglbbs.com)
ANDERSON, Henry
Civil War: Private. After war, lived in Hardy, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Henry
Born 31 Jun 1847 near Drammen, Norway. At age nine, came to America with his parents. Settled in Grant County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. Was a soldier for about a year. Post war: In 1870, he moved to Chippewa County, Minnesota. Storekeeper in Montevideo. Married Rintha G. Palmer in 1873. Eight children. Later, they went from Montevideo, Minnesota, to Tacoma, Washington. Sources: (Ulvestad p268) ("History of the Scandinavians in the United States", by O. N. Nelson. Publ. Minneapolis, 1893. p315)
ANDERSON, Henry
Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived in Goldfield, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Henry
Spanish-American War: Post war: Went to Volga, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Herman
WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born about 1826 in Kristiania (now Oslo), Norway. Civil War: Age 35. Married. Enlisted for three years on 4 Nov 1861 at Scandinavia and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 20 Dec 1861. Private. Sick in Stevenson, Alabama, 15 Sep 1863. Assigned as a baker there on 20 Dec 1863. Mustered out with I Company on 10 Feb 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p128) (Buslett p584) (Ager p23, photo; p313, e52) (Gjertveit) (“Notes of a Civil War Soldier“ by Bersven Nelson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, vol 26, by NAHA, 1974, p129) “Andersen, Herman”
ANDERSON, Herman
From Drammen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Was wounded in Brantwood, Tennessee. Post war: Lived in Hanley Falls, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Herman
From Selberg, Smaalenene, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Basswood, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Iver
WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Preston, Jackson County, Wisconsin. Born “Iver Anderson Evangerhaug” at Voss, Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, sandy hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 7 Nov 1861 at Preston. Mustered 8 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded at Stone's River near Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on 30 Dec 1862, and sent to hospital at Nashville, Tennessee. Moved to hospital at New Albany, Indiana. Sick at Chattanooga 28 Nov 1863. Killed by a gunshot in the Battle near Allatoona, Georgia, 27 May 1864. [Likely a brother to Peter Anderson of this company.] Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7,15; red book vol 20 p70) (Love p1080) (TAR) (Buslett p471) (Ulvestad p268) (Ager p303) (Quiner p 621,629) (Gjertveit)
ANDERSON, Jacob
MN Brackett's Cavalry Battalion Co A. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 36. Enrolled 10 Feb 1865. Mustered 17 Feb 1865. Was in both Indian and Civil wars. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service on expiration of term, 10 Feb 1866. Sources: (MINN p689) (Ulvestad p268) (MCIW p585)
ANDERSON, James
IL 113th Inf, Co K. Born in Champaign, Ohio. Civil War: Entered service on 15 Aug 1862 in Illinois. Corporal. Discharged 1865. Post war: Buried in Platte Township Cemetery, Platte, South Dakota. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Charles Mix County)
ANDERSON, James
NJ First Cavalry. Residence: Newark, Essex, New Jersey. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 19. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Mustered 24 Aug 1861. Re-enlisted for three years on 29 Dec 1863 at Warrenton, Virginia. Bugler. Sources: (NJSA Volunteer Re-enlistment Muster Rolls Books 601,2)
ANDERSON, James
NJ 3rd Inf Co ?. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 23. Hostler. Blue eyes, white hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three months on 27 Apr 1861 at Trenton, New Jersey. Sources: (New Jersey State Archives “Regimental and Company Books 1861-65”, Series SDEA4039, book 4)
ANDERSON, James
See ANDERSON, Jens
ANDERSON, James
WI 31st Inf Co E. Residence: Centre, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18 Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 11 Oct 1862 at Wiota, Wisconsin. Mustered 9 Oct 1862 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out on 20 Jun 1865 near Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 145-14; red book vol 36)
ANDERSON, James C.
WI 34th Inf Co B. Residence: Clyde, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 28. Married. Enrolled for nine months at Clyde on 10 Nov 1862. Mustered 2 Dec 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on 19 Jan 1863, for disability. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 155-3, 155-8; red book vol 39)
ANDERSON, James
WI 50th Inf Co B. Residence: Viroqua, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 32. Blue eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 23 Feb 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-3)
ANDERSON, Jeff
MN 1st Reg Mounted Rangers Co K. Residence: Blue Earth City, Faribault County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 36. Enrolled 1 Nov 1862. Mustered 10 Dec 1862. Private. Was in both Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 10 Dec 1863. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Faribault County, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p672) (MCIW p538) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)
ANDERSON, Jens
WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Berlin, Green Lake County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 8 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Home on leave in August 1862. Assigned to Wisconsin Light Artillery, 8th Battery, 29 July 1863 on order from Captain Hans Heg. Re-enlisted in the 8th Battery on 5 Jan 1864 in Nashville. Mustered out with his Battery. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 28) (Buslett p376) (RWV p808) ("Notes of a Civil War Soldier," by Bersven Nelson. Publ. NAHA vol 26, 1974, p121, 129) (Ager p294) “Anderson, James”
ANDERSON, Jens
WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Chippewa, Chippewa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 9 Dec 1861 at Wheaton, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 20 Dec 1861. Private. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 17 Oct and 28 Nov 1862. Sick in Knoxville, Tennessee, 25 Feb 1864. Sent to Division hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, 11 Aug 1864. Mustered out with I Company at Chattanooga on 10 Feb 1865. Married to Dorothy Nelson, also born in Norway. Died in 1877. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p128) (Buslett p584) (Ager p281, photo; p314, e50) (“Notes of a Civil War Soldier“ by Bersven Nelson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, vol 26, by NAHA, 1974, p 127)Rootsweb.com. Biography of Adolph Anderson, who was Jens’ son)
ANDERSON, Jens
WI 8th Battery Lt Arty. See ANDERSON, Jens WI 15th Inf Co B.
ANDERSON, Jens
See FORTUN, Jens Anderson.
ANDERSON, Johannes
MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co M. Residence not shown. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 43. Enrolled 16 Feb 1865. Mustered 18 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged from the service per order 18 May 1865. Sources: (MINN p620) (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, John
IA 6th Cav Co H. Residence: Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 42. Enlisted 15 Sep 1862. Mustered 31 Jan 1863. Private. Discharged for disability on 15 Apr 1863 at Davenport, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-IV cd p17)
ANDERSON, John
IA 7th Cav Co C. Residence: Burlington, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 6 Apr 1863. Mustered the same day. Private. Transferred to IA Seventh Cavalry Reorganized. Promoted to Corporal on 1 Feb 1865. Mustered out 17 May 1865 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Sources: (ISW-IV cd p13, p143) “Anderson, John A.”
ANDERSON, John
IA 9th Cav Co E. Residence: West Union, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Private. Enlisted 25 Jul 1862. Mustered 25 Aug 1862. Private. Died of disease 25 Apr 1865, Brownsville, Arkansas. Buried National Cemetery, Little Rock, Arkansas; section 11, grave 116. Sources: (ISW-IV p1660)
ANDERSON, John
IL 10th Inf Co E. Residence: Henderson County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 25. Tailor. Unmarried. Gray eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’9¼”. Enlisted for three years on 30 Aug 1861 at Oquawka, Illinois, and mustered at Cairo, Illinois, the same day. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Rossville, Georgia, and mustered there on 6 Jan 1864. Discharged 1 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. $210 bounty paid, $190 still due at muster out. Died 28 Dec 1861 at Mound City, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 73, 75)
ANDERSON, John A.
IL Light Artillery, Batt. H. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Bolrn 22 Feb 1832 in Sweden. Came to America in 1862. Civil War: Enlisted 6 Jan 1862. Fought at Shiloh and Vicksburg, where he was taken prisoner. Exchanged. Wounded at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Re-enlisted 6 Feb 1864. Post War: He lived at Holmes City, Douglas County, Minnesota. Died 27 Sep 1918 at La Grande, Douglas County. Sources: (Obituary, Alexandria, Minnesota, Post News, 10 Oct 1918, p 1 col 2)
ANDERSON, John A.
MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Norwegian, born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 16 Oct 1861. Mustered 4 Nov 1861. Private. Was in both Indian and Civil wars. Promoted to Corporal. Discharged from the service on expiration of term. Sources: (MINN p137) (MCIW p184) (Ulvestad p262) (DCHS)
ANDERSON, John
MN 4th Inf Co A. Civil War: Enlisted 30 Sep 1861. Discharged from the service for disability (rheumatic) on 19 Jul 1865. Post war: Lived at Belle River, Douglas County, Minnesota. Sources: (DCHS 1890 Veterans and widows census)
ANDERSON, John
MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co D. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 34. Enrolled 5 Oct 1864. Mustered 20 Oct 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 27 Sep 1865. Post war: Died 16 Dec 1915 in Waseca, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p582) (MCIW p621) (MCIW Index p8)
ANDERSON, John
NY 1st Inf Co K. Residence: Brooklyn, New York. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Rygg p47)
ANDERSON, John
WI 2nd Inf Co I. Residence: Moscow, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 18 May 1861 at Mineral Point, Wisconsin. Mustered 11 Jun 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded and taken prisoner in the Battle at Bull Run on 21 Jul 1861. Transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps on 3 Oct 1863. Discharged 11 Jun 1864, term having expired. Post war: Went to Minnesota and on March 1885 to Ellendale, Dickey County in the Dakota Territory. Sources: (WHS red book vol 8 p168) (1885 Dakota Territory Special Census) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59) (Quiner p442)
ANDERSON, John E.
WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Deerfield, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 24 May 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded in hand and arm at Cedar Mountain, Virginia, in August 1862. Re-enlisted as a Veteran on 21 Dec 1863. Wounded in a hand on 25 May 1864 at Dallas, Georgia. Promoted to Corporal 20 May 1865. Mustered out 18 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: Married his cousin Martha Haugsjerd. They had three sons in the Spanish-American war and two grandsons in the First World War. John Anderson was a brother of Andrew Anderson of WI 15th Inf Co B. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p194) (Quiner p493) (Boe, Sophie “The Story of Father’s Life”, publ. 1919. Copy at VGC)
ANDERSON, John
WI 11th Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 26 Aug 1861 at Waterloo, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 52-5) (Kennedy, James B. Wisconsin Civil War name index)
ANDERSON, John
WI 11th Inf Co K. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born 12 Feb 1820 in Holla, Telemark, Norway. Married on 26 Aug 1841 to Karen Gundersdatter Heisholt. Came to America on board the “Salvator”, from Porsgrunn, Telemark, arriving in New York 6 Jul 1844. Came to Pine Lake, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Farmer. Age 43. Blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’9”. Volunteer Recruit. Enlisted for three years on 22 Feb 1864 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $300. Private. Took part with the Wisconsin 23rd in General Banks’ Red River campaign in 1864. Died of congestive chills on 7 Aug 1864 at Brashear City, Louisiana. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 52-13; red book vol 16 p192) (WLCW p53) (Photocopy of unidentified publication, p 17, furnished by Rudy Ellis, Shawano, Wisconsin) (Naeseth ’44-344) (“Civil War Veterans of Winnebago County, Wisconsin” by David A. Langkau) (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago, Wisconsin, publ. 2002, p 4-6) “Nyhuus, Johannes Andersen”
ANDERSON, John T.
WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Capron, Boone County, Illinois. Born in Vik, Sogn, Norway, 1 Apr 1841. Arrived in America on 2 Jul 1845 with his parents Anders Olsen Turvoll and Anna Johannesdatter Saebo, to Capron. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 17 Oct 1861 at Boone County. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, as Corporal. Absent from company to guard a supply train traveling from Stevenson, Alabama, on 13 Oct 1863. Sick in Nashville, Tennessee, 26 Oct 1863. Mustered out with his company on 20 Dec 1864 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Roll of Honor 14 Feb 1865. Post war: Married Johanna Ingebreksdatter Vange on 17 Mar 1870. Anderson died 9 Dec 1908 and is buried in the Lutheran Cemetery in Capron. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p14, blue book vol 20 p10) (Letter, great grandson William N. Georgeson, Lake Forest, Illinois) (Buslett p345) (Ulvestad p262) (Ager p273, photo; p291)
ANDERSON, John
WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Perry, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 8 Jan 1862 at Perry and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick in the general Hospital at Columbus, Kentucky, 22 Aug 1862. Became unfit for service and was discharged from the service for disease 20 Oct 1862. Post war: In 1886, John Anderson was living in Des Moines, Iowa. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p100) (Buslett p527) (Ager p311) (XSS Iowa p705)
ANDERSON, John
WI 18th Inf Co G. Residence: Portage City, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted for three years on 26 Dec 1861, at Grand Rapids, Woods County, Wisconsin. Mustered 26 Dec 1861. Enlistment credited to Lewiston, Columbia County. Private. Mustered out 9 Sep 1864. [Red book entry states he was “Discharged from the service by sentence of Court Martial at Alatoona, Georgia, 23 Sep 1864”.] Post war: After the war, he farmed near Albert Lea, Minnesota. Joined GAR at age 51. J. A. Lindahl died 9 Oct 1913 in Albert Lea, and was buried in Graceland Cemetery in an unmarked grave. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 92-13; red book vol 23) (FCHS) “Lindahl, John A.”
ANDERSON, John
WI 40th Inf Co I. Born in Norway. Civil War: Student. Age 22. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for 100 days on 17 May 1864 at Beloit, Wisconsin. Mustered 13 Jun 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Recruit. Mustered out at Madison on 16 Sep 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 174-9; red book vol 45)
ANDERSON, John
WI 47th Inf Co D. Residence: Helvetia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Harmony, Rock County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 44. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 4 Feb 1865 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 10 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. In hospital at Tullahoma, Tennessee, from 4 Jul 1865 until his muster out on 22 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-5,15; red book vol 52)
ANDERSON, John
WI 3rd Battery Lt Arty. Residence: Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted for three years on 6 Jan 1863 at Milwaukee and mustered there the same day. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 232-9; red book vol 5)
ANDERSON, John
Residence: Renville County, Minnesota. From Kolvereid, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, John
From Brunlaugsness, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived Ada, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, John
Residence: Sheldahl, Iowa. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, John
Residence: Scandinavia, Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Kittle
WI 50th Inf Co H. Residence: Clyde, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, florid complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for one year on 10 Mar 1865 at Boscobel, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-9)
ANDERSON, Knude
IA 4th Inf Co F. Residence: Elkader, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted 5 Oct 1864. Mustered 5 Oct 1864. Private. Died of diarrhea 31 Dec 1864, Beaufort, South Carolina. Buried National Cemetery, Beaufort, South Carolina. Sources: (ISW-I p540)
ANDERSON, Knute
IA 24th Inf Co G. Residence: Benton County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted 13 Aug 1862. Mustered 3 Sep 1862. Killed in action on 16 May 1863 at Champion’s Hill, Mississippi. Sources: (ISW-III cd) (Roll of Honor vol 9 p115, vol 27 p10)
ANDERSON, Knut
MN 2nd Inf Co E. Residence Lakeville, Houston County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Drafted. Mustered 27 May 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment on 11 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p83) (MCIW p133) (Ulvestad p268). “Knute”
ANDERSON, Knute
MN 4th Inf Co B. Residence: Sheldon Post Office, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Drafted. Mustered 31 May 1864. Private. Discharged from the service 19 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p183) (MCIW p224). “Knud”
ANDERSON, Knud A.
WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’ 7”. Enrolled for one year at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, on 9 Sep 1864, as a substitute for Thomas Larson, of Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Mustered into WI 43rd Inf Co K at Prairie du Chien the same day, and assigned to Wisconsin 3rd Inf Co K. Private. Discharged from the service 9 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 12-5; 19; 176-13; red book vol 9 p194) “Knudt”
ANDERSON, Knud
WI 10th Inf Co G. Residence: Springfield, Jackson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 42. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years 7 Sep 1861 at Black River Falls, Wisconsin. Mustered 5 Oct 1861 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant on 11 Jan 1863. He was in the battles of Stone’s River and Perryville. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 48-15; red book vol 15)
ANDERSON, Knud
WI 45th Inf Co B. Residence: Eaton, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Christiana, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 44. Married. Blue eyes, red hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Oct 1864 at Eaton. Mustered 4 Nov 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-3; red book vol 50)
ANDERSON, Knud
TX 11th Inf Co E. CSA. Born Knud Andersen Nordsveen on 22 Apr 1821 at Loten, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for one year on 8 Feb 1862 at Canton, Texas. Private. Discharged on 24 Jun 1862 at Camp Clough, Texas, for being over 35 years of age. He died in the late 1860s in Anderson County, Texas. Sources: ("Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces" by C.A.Clausen & Derwood Johnson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, vol 25 p 114) (www.borgerkrigen.info)
ANDERSON, Knud
From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died in Gjerpen, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, in 1900. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Lars
MN 3rd Inf Co B. Residence: Carver, Carver County, Minnesota. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 30. Enrolled 30 Mar 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Served in Civil and Indian wars. Died at Little Rock, Arkansas, 2 Feb 1865. Sources: (MINN p130) (MCIW p180) (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Lars
WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: East Troy, Cast Iron, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years as a substitute for J. H. Johnson on 16 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 17 Feb 1864. Private. Joined G Company at Strawberry Plains, Virginia. 31 Mar 1864. Wounded in his hand at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Transferred to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee. Temporarily assigned to the 24th Infantry on 13 Feb 1865. Transferred to Company I of the 13th on 10 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9,13; red book vol 20 p100) (Buslett p528) (Ager p311) (Hedberg)
ANDERSON, Lars B.
WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 9 Dec 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 18 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded and taken prisoner in Battle of Stone's River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862. Exchanged at St. Louis, Missouri. Assigned as escort with supply train from Stevenson, Alabama, 13 Oct 1863. Mustered out with Company at Chattanooga, Tennessee, 20 Dec 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p14; blue book vol 20 p10) (Buslett p345) (Ulvestad p268) (Ager p291)
ANDERSON, Lars
Residence: Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Lars
Residence: Humboldt County, Iowa. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Lewis
See ANDERSON, Louis
ANDERSON, Lewis
IL 19th Inf Co H. Residence: Veni, Effingham County, Illinois. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 28. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Jun 1861 at Moline, Illinois, and mustered 17 Jun 1861 at Chicago, Illinois. Private. Discharged 9 Jul 1864 at Chicago. Bounty of $100 paid. Sources: (ILSA reel two p30)
ANDERSON, Lewis
WI 10th Inf Co G. Residence: Springfield, Jackson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for three years on 7 Sep 1861 at Black River Falls, Wisconsin. Mustered 5 Oct 1861 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Killed in action on 2 Jul 1864 near Kenesaw Mountain, Georgia. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 48-15; red book vol 15) (WLCW p46) (Love p1072) (Quiner p629)
ANDERSON, Lewis
WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 41. Married. Enlisted for three years on 5 Dec 1861 at Martell and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Private. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 28 Nov 1863 and in Knoxville, Tennessee, 24 Feb 1864. Sent to Harvey Hospital in Madison where he was found to be unfit for service and he was discharged from the service for disease (chronic diarrhea) on 20 Sep 1864. In July, 1882, still suffering chronic diarrhea, he was granted a pension of $4 a month. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p100) (Buslett p527 photo) (Ager p279 photo; p311)
ANDERSON, Lewis
WI 18th Inf Co I. Residence: Otsego, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled for three years on 12 Dec 1861 at Lowville, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Killed in action in the battle of Corinth, Mississippi, on 3 Oct 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 92-10,13; red book vol 23) (WLCW p91) “Levi J. Anderson”
ANDERSON, Lewis M.
WI 46th Inf Co I. Residence: Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Newport, Columbia County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 14 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there two days later. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out with this company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Buried in York Memorial, Blanchardville, Wisconsin; stone reads “1841 – 1888”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-12; red book vol 51) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) “Anderson, Lewis Martin”
ANDERSON, Lewis
See ANDERSON, Lars
ANDERSON, Lorentz
From Lofoten, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded and taken prisoner at New Hope Church, Georgia [23-27 May 1864]. Died at Atlanta, Georgia. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Louis
WI 5th Inf Co G. Residence: Christiania, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born at Vestre Gausdal, Norway, a twin to Simon Anderson [see him]. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Recruit. Mustered out 20 Jun 1865. Post war: By 1907, Louis was living in the Soldiers Home in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 19; red book vol 10b p276) (Ulvestad p268) “Lewis”
ANDERSON, Louis
WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: New Glarus, Green County, Wisconsin. Born 8 Jul 1845 on Holv farm in Voss, Norway. Came to Green County, Wisconsin, in 1855. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 16 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 16 Feb 1864. Private. Wounded at New Hope Church, Georgia, in May 1864. Transferred to WI 13th Inf Co I on 11 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 18, p172) (Buslett) [O.A.Buslett quotes a newspaper story, published 27 Dec 1893, in which Anderson tells of being with Company G and fighting at Chickamauga, Georgia, and at Missionary Ridge, Tennessee, and that he marched with General Sherman to Atlanta and back to Nashville. He said that while with the 13th, he marched to St. Anthony, Texas, for three months and was mustered out there in December 1865, and the unit was then sent to Madison. He said that after the war, he stayed a year at Madison, then went to Boone County, Iowa, for 7 years, and then moved to Minneota, Minnesota.] (Quiner p661) (Ulvestad p268) (Hedberg)
ANDERSON, Louis
Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Louis
Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Later lived in Melvin, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Louis N.
From Tjoto, Helgeland, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived later in Moorhead, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Ludwig N.
MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co A. Residence Pilot Mound, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born 2 Feb 1840 at Tondra Sogn Nass in Norway. Civil War: Age 24 [or 29]. Enrolled 22 Sep 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his company on 20 Jun 1865. Post war: Died of pneumonia at age 80 on 4 May 1920 at Lake Preston, South Dakota, and is buried in the cemetery there, block 5, lot 18, grave 4. Sources: (MINN p570) (MCIW p615) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p152) (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Kingsbury County)
ANDERSON, M.
From Hedemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Morgan County, Utah. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, M. S.
From Sannes farm in Blakjer, Akershus County, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Whalan, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Magnus
IA 27th Inf Co B. Residence: Lansing, Iowa. Born in Voss, Norway. Civil War: Age 16. Enlisted in June 1862. Private. Re-enlisted 13 Oct 1864 and re-mustered 23 Oct 1864. Transferred to IA 12th Inf Co B, 13 Jul 1865. Was a prisoner in Andersonville, Georgia. Mustered out 24 Nov 1865, Mobile, Alabama. Post war: He moved from Iowa to Mayville, Traill County, North Dakota, in May 1879. Sources: (ISW-II p419; ISW-III p1130) (Ulvestad p268) (Traill County Veterans Index, 1885 Dakota Territory Census) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59)
ANDERSON, Marius
WI 27th Inf Co H. Civil War: Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Burke, Wisconsin. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Sick in post hospital at Little Rock, Arkansas, 7 Oct 1863, and died there of disease on 5 Nov 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-19, 130-10) (Love p1103)
ANDERSON, Martin S.
MN 1st Reg Hv Arty Co B. Residence: Highland, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born 3 Oct 1834 in Blakjer near Christiania, Norway. Came to America to Illinois in 1854. Moved to Minnesota in 1857. Civil War: Age 36. Married. Enrolled 21 Sep 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. The company served at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Discharged from the service with his company, 17 Jun 1865. Post war: In 1890, he ws living in Highland. He died 14 Mar 1922 at Whalen, Fillmore County. Sources: (MINN p574) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p152) (VGC, Levang’s Weekly, 16 Mar 1922)
ANDERSON, Martin
MN 2nd Cav Co D. Residence: Spring Grove, Houston County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enrolled 4 Jan 1864. Mustered 13 Jan 1864. Recruit. Private. Fought in Civil and Indian wars. Discharged from the service with his company on 2 Dec 1865. Post war: Died 17 Jul 1905 at Canby, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p724) (MCIW p557) (MCIW Index p8)
ANDERSON, Martin
WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Moscow, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 45. Married. Enlisted for three years on 4 Feb 1862 at Moscow, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1862. Private. Left sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 12 Jun 1862. Became unfit for service and was discharged from the service for disability on 15 Jul 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3) (Buslett p438) (Ulvestad p268) (Meeker)
ANDERSON, Martin
WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Enlisted 5 Nov 1861. Corporal. Transferred to Veterans Reserve Corps 31 Dec 1863. Mustered out 31 Dec 1864. Sources: (Ager p297)
ANDERSON, Martin
WI 33rd Inf Co C. Residence: Moscow, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, sandy complexion, 5’10”, heavy build. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Moscow. Mustered 18 Oct 1862 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick in camp at Memphis, Tennessee, on 23 Jun 1864. Took part in battles of Spanish Fort, Alabama; Coldwater; the siege of Vicksburg; Jackson on 12 Jul 1863; Meridian and Red River Expeditions, battle of Tupelo, campaigns in Arkansas and Missouri in 1864 and the battle of Nashville. Mustered out 9 Aug 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 151-5; red book vol 38)
ANDERSON, Martin P.
From Hakedalen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: He lived in Hazel Run, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Mathias
WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Viroqua, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 40. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Viroqua. Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. “Joined at organization of Regt and went to Minnesota but was sick much of the time we were there. Went with Regt and was in Siege of Vicksburg and there was taken sick again and sent to hospital in Memphis Tenn where he died in April 1864”. Died of disease at Memphis, Tennessee, on 11 Mar 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30) (Love p1099)
ANDERSON, Matthas
WI 4th Cav Co G. Residence: Rush River, St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at Hudson, Wisconsin. Mustered 17 Feb 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Recruit. Died in a hospital at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 4 Jan 1865. Buried in the Soldiers’ Cemetery at that place. Sources: (WHS red book v.4b p172)
ANDERSON, Michael
DT 1st Cav Co A. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Index of Compiled Service Records, North Dakota Archives, roll 6099)
ANDERSON, Michael
MN 4th Inf Co B. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 33. Drafted. Enrolled and mustered 31 May 1864. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 28 Jun 1864. Sources: (MINN p184) (MCIW p224)
ANDERSON, Michael
MN 7th Inf Co A. Residence: Northfield, Rice County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Enlisted 13 Aug 1862. Mustered 10 Oct 1862. Private. Musician. Discharged from the service per order 17 Jun 1865. Post war: Lived in Aurdal, Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p323) (MCIW p371) (Fergus Falls Weekly Journal, 23 Apr 1880)
ANDERSON, Michael
WI 46th Inf Co I. Residence: York, Green County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Clarno, Green County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 29. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 23 Jan 1865 at York, Wisconsin. Mustered 9 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Died of disease in the Post Hospital at Huntsville, Alabama, on 2 Sep 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-10,13; red book vol 51) (Love p1121)
ANDERSON, Michael
From Voss, Norway. Indian War: Private. Served in the 1st Dakota Cavalry, 1862 - 1865. Post war: Lived in Clay County, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Mikal
From Trondhjem, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died (before 1907) in Fillmore County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Mons
See ANDERSON, Hans
ANDERSON, N. H.
MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Scandinavian Guards, organized in Nicollet County, 27 Aug 1862, and who served 21 days. Sergeant. Sources: (MCIW p807).
ANDERSON, Nathan
WI 30th Inf Co E. Residence: Mineral Point, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born 12 Jan 1844 in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Mineral Point. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal 18 Mar 1865. Mustered out 20 Sep 1865. Post war: Died 24 Jan 1918. Buried in Riverside Cemetery, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, block 159 lot 20. Sources: (WHS red book vol 35)
ANDERSON, Nels
WI 3rd Inf Co F. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Drafted, Sixth district of Wisconsin. Enrolled for one year on 20 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged from the service 1 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p126)
ANDERSON, Nels
WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Koshkonong, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Born in Kragero, Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 28 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Sick in hospital in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863, and sent to Chattanooga, Tennessee; then to a hospital in the north. Mustered out with Company B at Chattanooga, on 2 Dec 1864. Post war: Died in Scandinavia, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 28) (Buslett p376) (Ulvestad p256) (Quiner p625) (RWV p808) (Hedberg, who suggests that this man may be Nils Anderson Oppen, from Hedalen, Velders, who later lived at Pine Knob, Wisconsin)
ANDERSON, Neils
WI 16th Inf Co H. Residence: Scandinavia, Portage County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Farmer. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8¼”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Oct 1861 at Iola, Wisconsin. Mustered 8 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Transferred to Company I. Took part in the battle of Shiloh, 6 Apr 1862. Also at Corinth, Mississippi, 3 & 4 Oct 1862. Discharged from the service on 19 Dec 1864 at Savannah, Georgia, expiration of his term of service. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 80-10; red book vol 21 p186) (RWV2 p27)
ANDERSON, Nels
WI 17th Inf Co F. Residence: Highland, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Hedalen, Valders, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Blue eyes, brown hair. Light complexion, 6’. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 19 Nov 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 14 Jul 1865. Post war: Lived in Pine Knob, Wisconsin. Died in Highland, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-13; red book vol 22, p124) (Ulvestad p320) (Letter to Minneapolis Norwegian Language Newspaper, 1892, signed A.K.Brenden, Bend OR) “Anderson, Nelson” “Oppen, Nils Anderson”
ANDERSON, Nels
WI 18th Inf Co E. Residence: Jackson, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’4”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 28 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 2 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 92-11; red book vol 23)
ANDERSON, Nels E.
WI 40th Inf Co C. Residence: Albion, Wisconsin. Born 24 Mar 1846 at Valestrand, Sondhordland, Norway to Endre Eidsvaag and Mathihanna Lindaas. Came to America in 1851. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted for 100 days on 10 May 1864 at Albion. Mustered 7 Jun 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out at Madison 16 Sep 1865, term expired. Post war: He became Nils Endreson Böe. Became a Lutheran pastor, serving churches in Kansas, Michigan, Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin, 1871 to 1916. Married first in 1870 to Anna Reque, a daughter of Lars Davidson Rekve, one of the founders of the Koshkonong settlement in Wisconsin. Anderson died, after a week’s illness, on 7 Aug 1925. Buried at Silver Lake Cemetery, Worth County, Iowa. He was survived by his widow, Sophie Magdalena Boe. (pension application). She died in 1887. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 174-17; red book vol 45) (Roster Wisconsin Volunteers p 678) (“History of Norwegian People in America” by O. M. Norlie, publ., Augsburg Publ. House, Mpls MN 1925, p 141) (Norsk Lutherske Prester, by Norlie) (Walk) “Boe, Nils”
ANDERSON, Nels
WI 47th Inf Co D. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Johnstown, Rock County. Civil War: Age 34. Miller. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, and commissioned First Lieutenant of this company that date. Mustered into service on 14 Feb 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-1; red book vol 52) (Quiner p 864)
ANDERSON, Nels
Born 17 May 1828 at Kragerø, Telemark, Norway. Civil War: Post war: Became a merchant in Scandinavia, Wisconsin. About 1880, he was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly. Died 22 Feb 1887. Buried at Scandinavia, Wisconsin; stone reads “17 May 1828 – 22 Feb 1887”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Naeseth ’46-79)
ANDERSON, Nils
WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Berlin, Wisconsin. Civil War: Enrolled 8 Nov 1863. Moved to the 8th Battalion Wisconsin Light Artillery on 29 Jul 1863. Absent from the battery at time of discharge. Sources: (Ager eng p221)
ANDERSON, Nils
See ANDERSON, Jens
ANDERSON, Nils
From Evangerhaugen, Voss, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: He lived in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Nils
See OPPEN, Nils Anderson.
ANDERSON, Nils
Residence: Vernon County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p269)
ANDERSON, Nils
Civil War: Post war: Buried at Coon Prairie, Westby, Wisconsin; stone reads “8 Sep 1836 – 7 Jan 1910”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)
ANDERSON, O.
Barron County, Wisconsin. From Værdalen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p269)
ANDERSON, Olaf
See ANDREASON, Oluf
ANDERSON, Olaf G.
See ANDERSON, Ole
ANDERSON, Ole A.
IA 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born 21 Oct 1833 in Vestre Slidre, Valders, Norway. Came to America in 1850. Civil War: Age 28. Enlisted 21 May 1861 as 2nd Lieutenant. Mustered 8 Jun 1861. Wounded in head dangerously 17 Sep 1861, at Blue Mills, Missouri. Shot in the left temple, ball remained in his head the rest of his life. Discharged from the service 16 Aug 1862 on account of wounds. Post war: On 17 Sep 1862 he married Mary Hanson Katterud. In 1885, they were living in Decorah at 407 East Water Street. Anderson was granted a pension of $50 a month because of the gunshot wound to his head. He died 29 Jan 1910 and is buried in Decorah Lutheran Cemetery, 50 yards inside Cemetery Drive gate, left side, near road; stone shows dates “1833-1910”. Sources: (ISW-I p297) (XSS Iowa p235) (Pension List, 1882-3; vol 3, p 813) (Ulvestad p256) (DGA obituary) (KJR) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Winneshiek County Marriage Records) (Luci Baker, Seattle, Washington) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-296) (Decorah Republican, 27 Jul 1865) “Anderson, Ole Andreas”
ANDERSON, Ole
IA 12th Inf Co E. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Civil War: Died 5 Aug 1865 at Rock Island, Illinois. Sources: (“Winneshiek County Volunteers”, Decorah Public Opinion, Tues., 18 Apr 1939 p2)
ANDERSON, Ole
IA 13th Inf Co E. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Enlisted 31 Oct 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out 21 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Died 5 Aug 1865. Buried in National Cemetery, Rock Island, Illinois. Sources: (ISW-II cd p15)
ANDERSON, Ole
IA 27th Inf Co B. Residence: Dorchester, Allamakee County, Iowa. Born 4 Apr 1839 in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted 14 Aug 1862. Mustered 1 Sep 1862. Private. Was in the battles of Nashville, Mobile and Pleasant Hill. Mustered out 8 Aug 1865, Clinton, Iowa. Post war: Married Marith. Lived at Vermillion, South Dakota. Died 21 Sep 1919 at age 80 and is buried in Clay Creek Cemetery, Vermillion. Sources: (ISW-III p1130) (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Clay County)
ANDERSON, Oley
IL 23rd Inf Co D. Residence: Mendota, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years on 24 May 1862 at Mendota, Illinois. Mustered the same day. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p 22)
ANDERSON, Ole C.
IL 45th Co D. Born in Norway. Civil War: Mechanic. Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’1”. Enrolled for one year on 26 Sep 1864 at Marengo, Illinois, as a substitute for Joseph Merritt of Rockton, Illinois. Mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 3 Jun 1865 at Washington, D.C. “Never joined the company.” Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p24)
ANDERSON, Ole O.
IL 53rd Inf Co C. Residence: Ottawa, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Litchfield County, Ohio. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 6 Jun 1862 at Ottawa. Mustered there. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at Milldale, Mississippi. Mustered 1 Feb 1864 at Hebron, Mississippi. Killed by guerrillas near New Castle, Kentucky, on 26 Jun 1865, after having surrendered. Sources: (ILSA reel 5 p16)
ANDERSON, Oley
IL 53rd Inf Co F. Residence: Ottawa, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway [One record gives birthplace as Erie, New York]. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18 [One record shows age 14]. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. [One record shows gray eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’4”] Enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at Ottawa. Mustered 9 Feb 1864 at Camp Butler. Private. Transferred to Company I. Mustered out 22 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ILSA reel 5 p45; reel 47-9 p42)
ANDERSON, Ole
IL 74th Inf Co I. Residence: Davis, Stephenson County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 6’2”. Enlisted for three years in August 1862 at Davis. Mustered 4 Sep 1862 at Rockford, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 31 Mar 1863 at Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p60)
ANDERSON, Ole C.
IL 9th Cav Co B. Residence: Rockton, Winnebago County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Merchant. Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’1”. Enlisted for one year on 26 Dec 1864 at Chicago as a substitute for Joseph W. Sterritt, and he was mustered there that same day. Private. Recruit. Mustered out with Company D of the Illinois 45th Infantry Regiment. Sources: (ILSA reel 14 p13)
ANDERSON, Ole
MN 2nd Cav Co C. Residence: Castino, Dodge County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 39. Enrolled 20 Feb 1865. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company 17 Nov 1865. Sources: (MINN p720) (MCIW p556)
ANDERSON, Ole A.
TX Hv Arty 1st Reg Co D. CSA. Born “Ole Anderson Sundet” on 7 Dec 1826 at Emli, Norway. Married. Four children. Civil War: Enlisted at Henderson County, Texas. Private. Served two years until he was captured by Northern Forces and kept a prisoner until the war’s end. Post war: Died 2 May 1914 in Bosque County, Texas. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info) (Family History of Ole Anderson and Berget Tergerson, by J. P. Nystel, grandson, publ. 28 Jan 1965)
ANDERSON, Ole
WI 3rd Inf Co H. Residence: Wiota, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born 18 Dec 1818 in Vik, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, son of Anders Olsen Lilleøren and Margreta Anfindsdatter. Married on 2 Jan 1842 to Ragnilda Tollaksdatter Vikøren. They came to America on the “Albion”, out of Bergen reaching New York 9 Jul 1844. They came to Wiota township, Lafayette County. Civil War: Age 42. Enlisted 2 Feb 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Killed in action at Dallas, Georgia, on 25 May 1864. Buried in East Wiota, Woodford, Wisconsin; stone reads “18 Dec 1818 – 25 May 1864” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 12-3) (WLCW p12) (Love p1060) (Quiner p493) (Naeseth ’44-482) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) “Lilleøren, Ole Andersen”
ANDERSON, Oley
WI 7th Inf Co K. Born in Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 21. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the next day. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 30 Jun 1862. Sources: (WHS red book vol 12 p160)
ANDERSON, Ole
WI 7th Inf. Residence: Dunkirk, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 37. Enrolled for three years on 30 Dec 1863 at Stoughton, Wisconsin. Private. Recruit. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 33-13). [Entry is red-lined.]
ANDERSON, Ole
WI 8th Inf Co H. Residence: Dunn, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8¾”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at Stoughton, Wisconsin. Mustered 21 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Was in the battles of Fort De Russy, Louisiana, Apr 1864; Pleasant Hill, Louisiana, 8 Apr 1864; Mansara and Yellow Bayou, Louisiana, in May 1864; at Lake Chicot, Arkansas, 6 Jun 1864; Tupelo, Mississippi, 13, 14 & 15 Jul 1864; Abbeyville, Mississippi, 23 Aug 1864. Wounded in the battle for Nashville, Tennessee, 15 & 16 Dec 1864. Wounded at Spanish Fort, Alabama, in Apr 1865. Mustered out 5 Sep 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 39-13; red book vol 13 p 154) (Quiner p 537)
ANDERSON, Ole
WI 8th Inf Co H. Residence: Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Age 42. Mechanic. Married. Blue eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 16 Sep 1861 at Racine and mustered on 17 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. In the battles at Frederickstown, Missouri, 21 Oct 1861; New Madrid, Missouri, and Mississippi River Island No. 10 during April 1862; Farmington, Mississippi, 9 May 1862; Corinth, Mississippi, 28 May 1862; skirmishes and battle at Iuka, Mississippi, 14 & 15 Sep 1862; Corinth 3 & 4 Oct 1862. Lost his left arm on 4 Oct 1862 and was discharged from the service 1 Dec 1862. Sources: (WHS red book vol 13 p 182)
ANDERSON, Ole
WI 13th Inf Co I. Residence: Dunkirk, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 38. Farmer. Married. Brown eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years on 8 Dec 1863 at Dunkirk. Mustered 8 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Transferred here from WI 15th Inf Co B on 11 Jun 1865. Mustered out 24 Nov 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Sources: (WHS red book vol 18, p172)
ANDERSON, Ole
WI 14th Inf Co I. Residence: Black River Falls, Jackson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enrolled for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at Black River Falls. Enlistment credited to Albion, Wisconsin. Recruit. Private. Took part in the Red River Campaign, the battle of Tupelo, and a skirmish on the White River, Arkansas, 4 Sep 1864. He was on the march from Brownsville, Arkansas, to Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Was all through the Missouri Campaign, the battle of Nashville, the pursuit of Flood’s army, the siege of Fort Spanish and the campaign against Montgomery, Alabama. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 70-13; red book vol 19, p162)
ANDERSON, Ole
WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Boone County, Illinois. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 3 Jan 1862 in Boone County. Mustered 8 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick in hospital in Bardstown, Kentucky, 8 Dec 1862. Taken prisoner at Battle of Stone's River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862. Paroled in St Louis in 1863. Sick in Benton Barracks, St Louis, 1 Jun 1863. Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps 1 Sep 1863. Discharged from the service for disability on order from General Rosecrans, 16 Sep 1863. Post war: In 1886, he was living in Ridgeway, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Buried at Lincoln Cemetery, Ridgeway, Iowa. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p14; blue book vol 20 p10) (Buslett p345) (Ulvestad p269) (Ager p291) (Meeker) (XSS Iowa p705) (Naeseth) (Hedberg)
ANDERSON, Ole No 1
WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Stoughton, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 37. Married. Enlisted for three years on 22 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 1 Dec 1861. Private. Sick in Bardstown, Kentucky, 6 Oct 1861. Discharged from the service at Louisville, Kentucky, for disability 16 Dec 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 28) (Buslett p376) (Ager p294) (RWV p808)
ANDERSON, Ole No 2
WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Door Creek, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 32. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 11 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Missing in Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, 20 Sep 1863. Later found to be a Prisoner of war in Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia, 5 Nov 1863. Died from wounds in a military prison in Danville, Virginia, 25 Apr 1864. Buried in an anonymous grave in National Cemetery, Danville. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 28) (Buslett p377) (Ager p294) (RWV p808)
ANDERSON, Ole No 3
WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Dunkirk, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 38. Enlisted for three years on 28 Dec 1863 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 28 Jan 1864. Private. Recruit. Joined the Company at McDonald's Station, Tennessee. Transferred to Company H, 1 Dec 1864; then to 24th Infantry and later to Company I in the 13th Infantry. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 20 p28) (Buslett p377) (Ager p294)
ANDERSON, Ole
WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Wyoming, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 51. Widower. Enlisted for three years on 4 Dec 1861 at Dodgeville, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Became unfit for service and was discharged from the service for disease at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 30 Jan 1863. Post war: In May 1882, a veteran named Ole Anderson of Dodgeville was granted a pension of $4 a month due to injury to his abdomen and to disease of his eyes. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p100) (Buslett p529) (Ager p311) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998)
ANDERSON, Ole P.
WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born on Amsrud Farm, Sondre Land, Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 2 Jan 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 18 Jan 1862. Private. Was with the provisions transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in September and October 1863. Sick in Division Hospital in 1864. Mustered out with Company at Chattanooga, Tennessee, 10 Feb 1865. Post war: After the war, he lived in Granite Falls, Minnesota. Died there in 1906. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p128) (Buslett p585) (Ager p59; p282, photo; p314 e50) (Ulvestad p269)
ANDERSON, Ole
WI 15th Inf. From Lærdal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Killed in the battle at Stone's River, Tennessee (31 Dec 1862-2 Jan 1863). Sources: (Ulvestad p269)
ANDERSON, Ole
WI 17th Inf Co D. Residence: Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born 10 Aug 1846 at Lier, Buskerud, Norway. Son of Andrew Anderson, who had enlisted in the Minnesota 10th Infantry. Civil War: Age 15. Said to have walked from Waseca County, Minnesota, to Madison, Wisconsin, to enlist in the all-Norwegian 15th Infantry. That unit had already left Madison when he arrived, so he joined the 17th, an all-Irish regiment. Enlisted for three years on 5 Mar 1862 at Madison. Mustered there the same day. Private. Wounded in the Battle for Atlanta, Georgia, on 2 Aug 1864 and died of his wounds eight days later. Buried in the National Cemetery at Atlanta. Sources: (WHS red book vol 22, p28) (Love p1086) (Quiner p 653) (Letter, Alan Anderson, Mercer Island, Washington) (Clipping from The Waseca, Minnesota, Journal, undated) (FCHS – History of Freeborn County p 715)
ANDERSON, Ole
WI 23rd Inf Co D. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Married. Age 40. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Madison. Mustered there on 30 Aug 1862. Private. In the post hospital at Madison 13 Sep 1863. “Information received that he left there to join the company, but nothing further ever heard of him. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 114-13; red book vol 28)
ANDERSON, Ole
WI 31st Inf Co C. Residence: Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born "Ole Anderson Skindingsrud" in Hedalen, Valders, Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Married. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Dodgeville. Mustered 9 Oct 1862 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 20 Jun 1865 near Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: He lived in Dows, Iowa. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 145-14; red book vol 36) (Ulvestad p269) (Letter to Minneapolis Norwegian Language Newspaper, 1892, signed A.K.Brenden, Bend, Oregon)
ANDERSON, Ole
WI 31st Inf Co G. Residence: Adams, Greene County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted for three years on 2 Dec 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin, as a substitute for William McGnise [looks like]. “Drafted. Militia, Adams, Green County, Wisconsin. Reported at Monroe, Greene County, 17 Nov 1862.” Mustered 24 Dec 1862 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out on 8 Jul 1865 near Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 145-14; red book vol 36)
ANDERSON, Ole
WI 40th Inf Co G. Born in Norway. Civil War: Harnessmaker. Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’3”. Enlisted for 100 days on 16 May 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered 8 Jun 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 16 Sep 1864 at Madison. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 174-8; red book vol 45)
ANDERSON, Ole
WI 44th Inf Co E. Residence: Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Merchant. Age 34. Married. Blue eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 9 Dec 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Dellona, Sauk County. Mustered the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Promoted to Sergeant 5 Jan 1865. Sick in post hospital at Paducah, Kentucky, since 28 Apr 1865. Sent to hospital in Madison 5 Aug 1865. Mustered out there on 10 Aug 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-6; red book vol 49; blue book)
ANDERSON, Ole O.
WI 45th Inf Co E. Residence: Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born 1845 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 9 Feb 1865. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Discharged 3 Jun 1865. Post war: Died 27 Jul 1929. Buried in Liberty Prairie, Wisconsin; stone reads “1845-27 Jul 1929”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-6; red book vol 50) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)
ANDERSON, Ole
WI 46th Inf Co C. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born 15 Mar 1839 in Norway, son if Anders Olsen Lea and Ingri Ellis. Came to America in 1854. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 30 Jan 1865 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Vinland, Winnebago County. Mustered 23 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Lived in Winchester Township. Died 27 May 1924. Buried Grace Lutheran Cemetery, Winchester, lot 109. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-4,19; red book vol 51) (“History of Winnebago County” p 1025) (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago, Wisconsin, publ. 2002, p 4-6) “Lea, Ole Anderson”
ANDERSON, Ole P.
WI. Residence: Upper Coon Valley, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Sources: (“Coon Valley”, publ 1928 by Upper Coon Valley Norwegian Lutheran Church, Coon Valley, WI) “Gudmundsrud”
ANDERSON, Ole
Residence: Brown County, Minnesota. From Aaserald at Mandal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died 1888. Sources: (Ulvestad p269)
ANDERSON, Ole
Residence: Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin. From Aardal, Indre Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p269)
ANDERSON, Ole
From Voss, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Vermillion, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p269)
ANDERSON, Ole
Indian War: Private. Wounded in fighting in Oregon. Sources: (Ulvestad p269)
ANDERSON, Ole
La Salle County, Illinois. From Oiershavn, Varaldsoen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Went through the whole war and after he was mustered out he joined a band of guerrillas. Sources: (Ulvestad p269)
ANDERSON, Ole
Lafayette County, Wisconsin. From Vik in Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Killed in the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p269)
ANDERSON, Ole
Civil War: Post war: Buried in Winchester, Wisconsin; stone reads “15 Mar 1839 – 27 May 1924” Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)
ANDERSON, Olef G.
IA 27th Inf Co B. Residence: Center Township, Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 33. Enlisted 29 Feb 1864. Mustered 6 Apr 1864. Private. Transferred to IA 12th Inf Co B on 13 Jul 1865. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866 at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (ISW-III cd p16; (ISW-II cd p12)
ANDERSON, Oliver
IL 10th Inf Co K. Residence: Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois. Born in Erlinland, Sweden. Civil War: Age 41. Farmer. Unmarried. Gray eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 3 Aug 1861 at Edwardsville, and mustered 1 Sep 1861 at Cairo, Illinois. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Rossville, Georgia, and mustered there on 6 Jan 1864. Discharged 4 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ILSA reel one p98, 99)
ANDERSON, Oluf
WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: East Troy, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 17 Feb 1864. Private. Mustered out with his Company. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13) (Ager p e50)
ANDERSON, Oluf
Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Waushara, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p269)
ANDERSON, Oluf
Civil War: Post war: Buried at Holden, Mt. Morris, Wisconsin; stone reads “d. 1 Sep 1881, aged 39y 8m 8d” Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)
ANDERSON, Osten
See KVIEN, Osten Anderson
ANDERSON, Otto
TX 6th Cav Co I. CSA. Residence: Kaufman County, Texas. Born “Otto Francke Torgersen Noreodegaard” on 26 Feb 1839 at Moss, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for one year on 12 Sep 1861 at Dallas, Texas. Private. Absent sick at Fort Gibson, Cherokee Nation (now Oklahoma), 22 Dec 1861 to Feb 1862. Killed in action at Davis Mill, Mississippi, 21 Dec 1862. Sources: ("Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces" by C.A.Clausen & Derwood Johnson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, volume 25, Northfield, Minnesota. p114) (www.borgerkrigen.info) (Ulvestad p269)
ANDERSON, Otto
MN 12th Inf Co K. Residence: Waseca, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Spanish-American War: Age 31. Enrolled and mustered 21 Jun 1898 at Waseca. Private. In hospital 1 Sep to 9 Sep. On 30 day furlough from 9 Sep. Mustered out 5 Nov 1898 at New Ulm, Minnesota. Sources: (MSAW p184)
ANDERSON, Otto L.
US Navy. Born 1849. Civil War: Post war: Died at age 81 in 1930. Buried in Rockerville, South Dakota, Cemetery, block 21, grave 5. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Pennington County)
ANDERSON, Paul
WI 34th Inf Co B. Residence: Adams, Greene County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Drafted militia. Enrolled for nine months on 10 Nov 1862 at Adams. Mustered 2 Dec 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Corporal. Deserted at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 30 Jan 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 155-2,3,8; red book vol 39)
ANDERSON, Paul
WI 43rd Inf Co D. Residence: Durand, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Plymouth, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 17. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4¼”. Enlisted for one year on 2 Sep 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty: $100. $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with his company on 24 Jun 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 178-5; red book vol 48, blue book 49)
ANDERSON, Peter
IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 31 Mar 1864. Mustered 28 Apr 1864. Private. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866, Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (ISW-II p421)
ANDERSON, Peter
IL 4th Cav Co I. Residence: Earl, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Unmarried. Blue eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted on 4 Sep 1861 at Earl. Mustered 26 Sep 1861 at Ottawa, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the service 31 Jan 1861 so that he could enter the Naval Service. Sources: (ILSA reel 13 p126)
ANDERSON, Peter
IL 34th Inf Co K. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 28. Laborer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enrolled for one year on 8 Mar 1865 at Chicago and mustered there the same day. Enrolled as a substitute for William St. Clair Smith. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 119)
ANDERSON, Peter
IL Lt Arty Henshaw’s Battery. Residence: Adams, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Gray eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for one year on 23 Sep 1864 at Joliet, Illinois. Mustered there on 27 Sep 1864. Private. Recruit. Mustered out with his Battery on 18 Jul 1865 at Springfield, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 18 p41)
ANDERSON, Peter
MN 7th Inf Co C. Residence: Marine, Washington County, Minnesota. Norwegian, born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 33. Enrolled 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 24 Nov 1862. Private. Fought in both Indian and Civil wars. Corporal. Wounded in the battle of Tupelo, Mississippi [14-15 Jul 1864]; died of his wounds, 8 Oct 1864 at St. Louis, Missouri. Sources: (MINN p331) (MCIW p374) (Ulvestad p262)
ANDERSON, Peter
MN 10th Inf Co B. Residence: Canister, Dodge County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 32. Mustered 15 Aug 1862. Private. Died 15 Feb 1865 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Sources: (MCIW)
ANDERSON, Peter
MN 1st Reg Hv Arty Co B. Residence: Highland, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 36. Enrolled 21 Sep 1864. Mustered 7 Oct 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his company 17 Jun 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Amherst, Fillmore County. Sources: (MINN p574) (MCIW p617) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p152)
ANDERSON, Peter
MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Scandinavian Guards, organized in Nicollet County, 27 Aug 1862, and who served 21 days. Corporal. Sources: (MCIW p807).
ANDERSON, Petter H.
WI 1st Cav Co D. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Gray eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 14 Sep 1864 at Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Mustered on 8 Oct 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Recruit. Private. Bounty $100. Enlistment credited to the town of Lincoln, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 202-15)
ANDERSON, Peter
WI 3rd Inf Co I. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 21. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4½”. Substitute. Enrolled for one year on 9 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered there that day. Private. Died of disease on 11 May 1865 at Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9, p174)
ANDERSON, Peter
WI 5th Inf Co K. Residence: West Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 27. Light (sic) eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 27 Aug 1864 at West Eau Claire. Enlistment bounty $100. Private. Recruit. Deserted at Madison, Wisconsin, 23 Sep 1864. Mustered out 20 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 19; 26-3; red book vol 10b, p318)
ANDERSON, Peter
WI 8th Inf Co G. Residence: Milton, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born “Peder Andersen Lundesaeteren” on 1 Jan 1843 at Nordre Land, Norway. He came to America with his parents and two older brothers on “Johanna”, which sailed from Drammen and arrived in New York on 22 Jul 1843. They came to Newark Township, Rock County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Mason. Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 4 Oct 1861 at Janesville. Mustered the same day in Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in actions at Fredericktown, Missouri, 12 Oct 1861. Listed as sick at Ironton in November 1861 and at Sulphur Springs, Missouri, in January 1862. Discharged from the service for disability on 4 Mar 1862 at Sulphur Springs. Believed to have re-enlisted in MN 6th Inf Co K. Sources: (WHS red book vol 13, p122) (unidentified WHS researcher) (Naeseth ’43-810)
ANDERSON, Peter, the younger
WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 5 Nov 1861 at Waterford, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Served as an escort with the supply transport from Stevenson, Alabama, on 13 Oct 1863. Transferred to 68th Indiana Regiment on 1 Feb 1864. Came back on 1 Apr 1864. Mustered out with Company, 1 Jan 1865, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20, p44) (Buslett p406) (Ulvestad p269) (Ager p297)
ANDERSON, Peter, the elder
WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Raymond, Price County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 20 Oct 1861 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863. Mustered out with Company, 1 Jan 1865, at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Post war: In March 1880, he was granted a pension of $2 a month because of a wound to his right arm and dislocation of his left shoulder. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p 44) (Buslett p406) (Ulvestad p269) (Ager p297) (Quiner p625) (Meeker) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998)
ANDERSON, Peter
WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Preston, Jackson County, Wisconsin. Born “Peder Anderson Evangerhaug” at Voss, Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Unmarried. Enlisted 7 Nov 1861 at Preston. Mustered 20 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick in hospital at Iuka, Mississippi, 20 Aug 1862; later moved to a hospital in Gallatin, Tennessee, and from there to the Government Insane Asylum, Washington, DC. Died there of disease 11 Sep 1864. [Likely a brother of Iver Anderson of this company.] Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p72) (Buslett p406) (Ulvestad p269) (TAR) (Ager p303) (Gjertveit)
ANDERSON, Peter
WI 17th Inf Co C. Residence: Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, fair hair, fair complexion, 5’2”. Enlisted for three years on 3 Feb 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. And mustered there the same day as a company musician. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran for three years on 4 Feb 1864 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Re-mustered the same day. A muster roll in March 1865 lists him as having deserted near Goldsboro 18 Mar 1865. In April 1865, he was retained by civil authorities at Frederick City, Missouri. The April 1865 muster roll shows him absent from the company. He apparently had been captured near Jonesboro, North Carolina, on 28 Feb 1865. Mustered out 25 May 1865, final discharge on 31 Jul 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-15; red book vol 22, p46)
ANDERSON, Peter
WI 30th Inf Co I. Residence: Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Civil War: Tinner. Age 20. Unmarried. Blue eyes, black hair, blond complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Eau Claire. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged 20 Sep 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 140-13; red book vol 35)
ANDERSON, Peter
WI 31st Inf Co B. Residence: Wiota, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Dark eyes, fair hair, fair complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for three years on 8 Sep 1863 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 12 Sep 1863 at Madison. Private. Awarded Medal of Honor for gallant conduct in saving, entirely unassisted, an artillery piece of the 14th Corps from capture at Bentonville, North Carolina, on 19 Mar 1865. Transferred to Company K on 20 Jun 1865. Promoted to Corporal that day. Mustered out 8 Jul 1865 near Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 145-4; 259-1; red book vol 36) (“America’s Medal of Honor Recipients”. Publ. 1977, p 20)
ANDERSON, Peter
Civil War: Post war: Buried at McFarland, Wisconsin; stone reads “1841 – 1925”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)
ANDERSON, Richard
WI 19th Inf Co B. Residence: Elliola, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 36. Enlisted for three years on 8 Feb 1862 at Elliola. Mustered 31 Mar 1862 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service for disability at New Berne, North Carolina, 1864. Sources: (WHS red book vol 24)
ANDERSON, Ryan
WI 23rd Inf Co C. Residence: Randolph, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 18. Enlisted for three years on 6 Aug 1862 at Portage City, Wisconsin. Mustered 30 Aug 1862 at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease at Young’s Point, Louisiana, in February of 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 114-13; red book vol 28) (Love p1095)
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, 5’11½”. 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
ANDERSON, Samuel
WI 19th Inf Co E. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway (country). Civil War: Age 27. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 3 Jan 1862 at Waterford, Wisconsin. Mustered 31 Mar 1862 at Racine, Wisconsin. Sergeant. Mustered out 29 Apr 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 97-17; red book vol 24)
ANDERSON, Serritt
WI 16th Inf Co C. Residence: Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 41. Shoemaker. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 7 Oct 1861 at Beaver Dam and mustered on 11 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the battle of Shiloh 6 & 7 Apr 1862. Discharged from the service for physical disability on 14 Jul 1862 at Madison by order of Major Smith. Sources: (WHS red book vol 21 p50)
ANDERSON, Severt
WI 44th Inf Co “Unassigned”. Residence: Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Shoemaker. Age 44. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 13 Feb 1865 at Beaver Dam. Mustered 16 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-14,15)
ANDERSON, Simon
WI 5th Inf Co G. Residence: Christiania, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Vestre Gausdal, Norway, a twin to Louis Anderson [see also]. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Recruit. Private. Wounded at Little Sailors’ Creek, Virginia, on 7 Apr 1865. Post war: He lived in Westby, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 19; red book vol 10b p276) (Quiner p525) (Ulvestad p268)
ANDERSON, Sivert
WI 12th Inf Co C. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted for three years on 7 Oct 1861 at Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 16 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 80-5; 259-6)
ANDERSON, Solomon
MN 11th Inf Co A. Residence not shown. Norwegian, born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 27. Enrolled 24 Aug 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment. Post war: Died 1925 in Morton, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p500) (MCIW p493) (MCIW Index p9) (Ulvestad p269)
ANDERSON, Sven
MN 4th Inf Co G. From Hadeland, Norway. Indian War: Age 42. Mustered in 2 Sep 1864. Private. Mustered out 12 Jun 1865. Post war: He lived in Farmington, Minnesota. Sources: (MCIW p234, 690) (Ulvestad p269).
ANDERSON, Sven
WI 12th Inf Co A. Residence: Rush River, St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 23. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’10½”. Enlisted for three years on 13 Oct 1861 at Prescott, Wisconsin. Mustered 30 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service 15 Dec 1862. “Never rendered much service.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-15; red book vol 17, p14)
ANDERSON, Swain
MN 2nd Cav Co F. Residence: St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 35. Enrolled 14 Feb 1865. Mustered 18 Feb 1865. Recruit. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company on 2 Dec 1865. Sources: (MINN p732) (MCIW p560)
ANDERSON, Swan
MN 4th Inf Co A. Civil War: Enlisted 6 Sep 1861. Wounded in right thigh. Discharged from the service 11 Oct 1864. Post war: Lived at Spruce Hill, Belle River Township, Douglas County, Minnesota. Granted a pension of $2 a month because of a wound to his right thigh. Sources: (DCHS 1890 Veterans Census) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park Minnesota).
ANDERSON, Syver A.
WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Cambridge, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 22 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Wounded in Battle of Stone's River, Tennessee, on 31 Dec 1862 and sent to hospital in Nashville. Discharged from the service for disability, Louisville, Kentucky, 18 Sep 1863. Post war: He lived at Dawson, Minnesota. A veteran named Syvert A. Anderson, living in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in February 1882 was granted a pension of $4 a month because of a gunshot wound to his left foot. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 28) (Buslett p377) (Ulvestad p269) (Ager p294) (Quiner p 621) (RWV p808) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park Minnesota). “Anderson, Sivert” “Anderson, Syvert”
ANDERSON, Syvert
WI 8th Inf Co I. Residence: Jackson, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Married. Blue eyes, light brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 2 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Mustered the same day. Private. Recruit. Was in action at Nashville, Tennessee, 15 & 16 Dec 1864, and in the siege of Spanish Fort, Alabama. Mustered out at Montgomery, Alabama, 18 Aug 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 39-13; red book vol 13 p 162)
ANDERSON, S. A.
WI 6th Battery Lt Arty. Born 1837. Civil War: Post war: Died 1921. Buried in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery near Lodi, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Sources: (VGC)
ANDERSON, Theodore
MN 4th Inf Co B. Residence: Preston, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Drafted. Mustered 31 May 1864. Private. Discharged from the service 19 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p183) (MCIW p224) (History of Fillmore County, vol 1, publ. 1912, p147)
ANDERSON, Theodore
From Aadelen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Henning, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p269)
ANDERSON, Thomas
IA 8th Inf Co A. Residence: Clinton County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 35. Enlisted 26 Sep 1864. Mustered 27 Sep 1864. Private. Mustered out 20 Apr 1866, Salem (sic), Alabama. Sources: (ISW-I p1073)
ANDERSON, Thomas A.
IA 27th Inf Co B. Residence: Lansing, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 14 Aug 1862. Mustered 1 Sep 1862. Private. Mustered out 8 Aug 1865, Clinton, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-III p1130)
ANDERSON, Thomas
IL 1st Reg Lt Arty Battery H. Residence: Chemung, McHenry County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 29. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 28 Jan 1862 at Chemung. Mustered 20 Feb 1862 at Chicago, Illinois. Private. Died 21 Aug 1862 at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (ILSA reel 16 p70)
ANDERSON, Thomas G.
IN 74th Inf Co A. Civil War: Enlisted 16 Jul 1862. Corporal. Discharged 10 Mar 1863. In 1890, he was living in Portland, Traill County, North Dakota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59)
ANDERSON, Thomas
WI 6th Inf Co A. Residence: Wonewoc, Juneau County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Jun 1861 at Baraboo, Wisconsin. Mustered 16 Jul 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Was in the battles of Gainesville and Bull Run. Wounded in action in the battle of South Mountain on 14 Sep 1862. Discharged from the service for disability on 23 Feb 1863 at Washington DC. Post war: He was granted a pension of $6 a month because of a wound to his right leg. Sources: (WHS red book vol 11 p22) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998)
ANDERSON, Thomas
WI 10th Inf Co H. Residence: Pleasant Springs, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for three years on 16 Sep 1861 at New Lisbon, Wisconsin. Mustered 5 Oct 1861 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded in the battle of Perryville on 8 Oct 1862. Wounded at Chickamauga 20 Sep 1863. Engaged in the battles of Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia, 2 Jul 1864, and in the battle of Peachtree Creek on 20 Jul 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 48-15; red book vol 15)
ANDERSON, Thomas
WI 41st Inf Co E. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted for 100 days on 19 May 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 175-1)
ANDERSON, Thomas
WI 47th Inf Co C. Residence: Wonewoc, Juneau County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Janesville, Rock County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Married. Gray eyes, sandy hair, sandy complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 4 Feb 1865 at Wonewoc, and mustered 11 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Promoted to Corporal 14 Jul 1865. Detailed to headquarters of 2nd Brigade at Tullahoma, Tennessee, 2 Mar 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-4,13,15; red book vol 52)
ANDERSON, Thomas
WI 1st Army Corps (Hancock’s Corps). Residence: Springfield, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 2 Mar 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 8 Mar 1865. Recruit entitled to $100 bounty. Private. Mustered out on 2 Mar 1866 at Washington, D.C. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 256-2,5)
ANDERSON, Thor
WI 2nd Cav Co B. Born 13 Oct 1841 in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Entered service in 1861 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Disabled due to sickness. Discharged at end of war. Post war: Granted a pension of $50 per month. Died at age 85 of Bright’s Disease on 21 Dec 1926 at Sioux City, Iowa. Buried in Hilmoe White River Cemetery, Lyman County, South Dakota, lot 1, block 8, grave 6. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Lyman County)
ANDERSON, Tobias
WI Lt Arty 2nd Battery. Civil War: Age 25. Enlisted for three years on 21 Sep 1861 at Winneconne, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Oct 1861 at Racine, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Discharged from the service with his battery on 1 Oct 1864 at Point Lookout, Maryland, due to expiration of his term of service. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 131-10; red book vol 5)
ANDERSON, Tobias
WI 18th Inf Co ?. Born “Tobias Andersen Birkaas” on 26 Mar 1831 at Landvik, Aust-Agder, Norway, son of Anders Aanonsen Toskedal and Targier Ellefsdatter Birkaas. He came to Amerrica with his parents and two siblings in 1848. They came to Manitowoc Rapids, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Tobias was married on 6 Aug 1854 to Anlaug Olsdatter Nerison. Five children. Civil War: Farmer. Age 33. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 30 Sep 1864 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 92-11) (Naeseth ’48-1626)
ANDERSON, Tobias
Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, about 1880. Sources: (Ulvestad p269)
ANDERSON, Tobias
From Grimstad, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Palo Alto County, Iowa (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p269)
ANDERSON, Tolef
WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Worth County, Iowa. Born about 1842 in Hallingdal, Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 11 Dec 1861 in Worth County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Sick in Union City 20 Jun 1862; in Iuka, Mississippi, 21 Jun 1862; and in Florence 28 Aug 1862. Assigned to Pioneer Corps in February 1863. Mustered out with K Company on 10 Feb 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Post war: He lived in Albert Lea, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p142) (Buslett p619) (Ager p316) (Ulvestad p269) (FCHS)
ANDERSON, Toor
WI 49th Inf Co B. Born 3 Jun 1843 at Tvidstand, Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Entered the service on 17 Feb 1865 in Wisconsin. Private. Discharged 8 Nov 1865 at Wisconsin. Post war: Died at age 68 of heart trouble on July 1911 at Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sioux Falls, in Pinelawn addition, lot 225. Marker shows “Toor Anderson, Co B. 34 Wis Inf”. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Minnehaha County)
ANDERSON, Tore
WI 45th Inf Co E. Residence: Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 11 Feb 1865. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-6; red book vol 50)
ANDERSON, Torvald
WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Houston County, Minnesota. Born in Aalen, Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 13 Jan 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1862. Private. Left sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 11 Jun 1862. Sick in Lebanon. Marion County, Kentucky, and Louisville, Kentucky. Discharged from the service at Nashville, Tennessee, 5 May 1863, for disability due to disease. Died soon after returning home. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p114) (Buslett p553) (Ager p309) (Hedberg) “Anderson, Thorwald”
ANDERSON, Tory
WI 34th Inf Co B. Residence: Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Brother of union soldiers Andrew and Christian Anderson. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Drafted. Enrolled for nine months at Dodgeville on 10 Nov 1862. Mustered 2 Dec 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service 8 Sep 1863 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 155-3,4,7; red book vol 39) (Letter, grand nephew Maurice Ranum, Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin) “Anderson, Ivor” “Anderson, Tor” “Anderson, Tory”
ANDERSON, William
IL 33rd Inf Co G. Residence: Hampton, Rock Island County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Blue eyes, sandy hair, sallow complexion, 5’4½”. Enlisted for one year on 4 Oct 1864 at Quincy, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Recruit transferred from IL 124th Inf. Discharged 3 Oct 1865 at Vicksburg, Mississippi, his term of service having expired. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 45)
ANDERSON, William
IL 57th Inf Co D. Residence: Bishops Hill, Henry County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Framer [sic]. Age 41. Married. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Oct 1861 at Bishops Hill. Mustered 26 Dec 1861 at Chicago, Illinois. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel 6 p18; reel 47-9 p18)
ANDERSON, William
IL 134th Inf Co K. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 38. Unmarried. Blue eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for 100 days on 19 May 1864 at Chicago. Mustered 31 May 1864 at Camp Fry, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 25 Oct 1864 at Chicago. Sources: (ILSA reel 11 p77)
ANDERSON, William L.
OH 159th Inf Co E. Residence: Muskingum, Ohio. Born 2 May 1843. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted May 1864 in Muskingum county, Ohio. Private. Wounded. Discharged Dec 1864 due to disability because of wound. Post war: In January 1868, while living in Plankinton, Aurora County, Dakota Territory, he was granted a pension of $4 a month because of a gun shot wound to his left shoulder. Died 11 Dec 1932. Buried in Plankinton, South Dakota, Cemetery. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Aurora County) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Dakota Territory)”, publ. 1996, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville Minnesota
ANDERSON, William
US Navy. Born 1852 in Sweden. No War: Enlisted from New York. Coxswain. Awarded Medal of Honor. On board the U.S.S. Powhatan on 28 Jun 1878, acting courageously, Anderson rescued from drowning W. H. Moffatt, first class boy. Sources: (“America’s Medal of Honor Recipients”. Publ. 1977, pp 333, 1011)
ANDERSON, W.
TX McCord's Frontier Cav Co E. CSA. Civil War: Enlisted 13 Feb 1863 at Camp Salmon, Texas. Private. Sources: ("Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces" by C.A.Clausen & Derwood Johnson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, volume 25, Northfield, Minnesota. p114)
ANDREASON, Oluf
WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Mt. Morris, Waushara County, Wisconsin. Born 24 Dec 1841. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 29 Oct 1861 at Mt. Morris and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 16 Nov 1861. Private. Became unfit for service and was discharged from the service at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 30 Jan 1863. Re-enlisted in Madison, Wisconsin, 9 Jan 1864 and mustered as a veteran on 17 Feb 1864. Joined Company I at Strawberry Plains, Virginia, 31 Mar 1864. Wounded in a hand at Allatoona Mountains, Georgia, on 6 Jun 1864. Sent to a hospital, then to Madison, Wisconsin. Transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps 20 Dec 1864. Post war: Died 1 Sep 1881. Buried in Holden Cemetery, Mt. Morris. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p128) (Buslett p585) (Ager p314) (Ulvestad p269) (Hedberg) (Meeker) (“Notes of a Civil War Soldier“ by Bersven Nelson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, vol 26, by NAHA, 1974, p140) “Andreason, Olof” “Anderson, Olaf”
ANDRES, Claus
IA 44th Inf Co A. Residence: Dubuque, Iowa. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted 11 May 1864. Mustered 1 Jun 1864. Private. Mustered out 15 Sep 1864 at Davenport, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ISW-V cd p5)
ANDRESEN, Anton
See ANDERSON, Anton
ANDRESEN, Knut
Residence: LaSalle County, Illinois. Civil War: Private. Killed in the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p269)
ANDRESEN, Lars
From Voss, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Minneota, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p269)
ANDRESEN, Per Krogh
US Army. Born 16 Feb 1912 in Oslo, Norway, a son of Adolf and Ingeborg Andresen. Went through basic service in the Norwegian Army. Came to America in the late ‘30s. Married in 1939 to Christine Hailey. Second World War: Served in the US Army from 1943 until 1946. He was fluent in four languages and was assigned to the British Intelligence Services. Post war: Co-founded International Tobacco Company and became President and CEO of his firm. Died 3 Oct 2003 at Cypress Glen Retirement Community, Greenville, North Carolina. Sources: (Obituary found on the Internet)
ANDREW, John
WI 1st Inf Co G. Civil War: Farmer. Age 29. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’5½”. Drafted at Prairie du Chien on 16 Nov 1863 and mustered there the same day. Private. Joined Company G 25 Dec 1863. Died of Disease 16 Jun 1864 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 2; red book vol 7) (WLCW p4) (Love p1057)
ANDREW, Newton K.
WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Enlisted 15 Jan 1862 at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 27 Jan 1862. Private. Was with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in September and October, 1863. Served as an orderly in the camp hospital on 4 May 1864. Promoted to Corporal on 1 Sep 1864. Mustered out with I Company on 10 Feb 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p128) (Buslett p585) (Ager p314)
ANDREWS, Hanson
IA 9th Inf Co H. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Enlisted 20 Dec 1861. Private. Promoted Corporal. Wounded in left hand severely 2 May 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi. Died of his wounds on 11 Jul 1863. Buried in National Cemetery, Vicksburg, Mississippi; section B, grave 85. Sources: (ISW-II p17)
ANDREWSON, Paul
Civil War: Post war: Buried at Jefferson Prairie, Clinton, Wisconsin. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)
ANDRIENS, Hans
WI 15th Inf Unassigned recruit. Residence: Windsor, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 37. Farmer. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for one year on 23 Aug 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 29 Aug 1864. Recruit entitled to bounty of $100. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13) (Meeker)