Norwegians in the Civil War
WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Gjerpen, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Valders, Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 5 Feb 1862 at Manitowoc. Mustered 11 Feb 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Taken prisoner in the battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, 20 Sep 1863. Died in Andersonville prison of nerve fever on 21 Jul 1864. Buried in grave 3720. Is on the Roll of Honor of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p88) (Ager p307) (Ulvestad p286) (Meeker) ancestry.com) (Buslett p505) (Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison Atwater List, publ 1865) Halvorson, Ole Henderson, O.