Norwegians in the Civil War
LERN, Louis H.
IL 62nd Inf Co G. Residence: Big Spring, Shelby County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 511¾. Enlisted for three years on 15 Dec 1863 at Danville, Illinois. Mustered there the same day. Private. Transferred to New Company G as consolidated. Mustered out 6 Mar 1866 at Little Rock, Arkansas. Sources: (ILSA reel 6 p91; reel 17 p108)