Norwegians in the Civil War
ELLS, John G.
IL 10th Inf Co E. Residence: Henderson County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 22. Farmer. Unmarried. Gray eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 55. Enlisted for three years on 30 Aug 1861 at Oquawka, Illinois, and mustered that same day at Cairo, Illinois. Private. Discharged for disability 13 Oct 1862. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 74)