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Allamakee county Norwegians who served in the Civil War


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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, 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, 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, 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, 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)

BOLSON, Jacob
IA 38th Inf Co K. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Rannestad, Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Private. Enlisted 26 Aug 1862. Mustered 6 Oct 1862. Private. Died of disease 31 Oct 1863, Lansing, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-V p856) (DGA) (Ulvestad p272)

DILLE, Abraham Pedersen
Residence: Allamakee County, Iowa. From Roraas, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died of disease at Nashville, Tennessee. 1864. Sources: (Ulvestad p276)

ELLINGSON, Sever
IA 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Canoe Township, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born 1839 in Norway. Came to America at age 11 with his parents, settled in Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 19. Enlisted 20 May 1861. Mustered 8 Jun 1861. Private. Promoted to Corporal 5 Aug 1862. Re-enlisted 4 Jan 1864, re-mustered 2 Feb 1864; transferred into Co C 3rd Veteran Infantry Battalion. Transferred into Co I, 2nd & 3rd Veteran Infantry Consolidated, from Co C, 3rd Battalion. Mustered out 12 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: Married 16 Oct 1866 to Emily (Laumann) Bunker, a widow whose husband had died in 1865. She and Sever had been close friends before the war. After the war, he went to Lansing, Iowa; then to Bloomington, Minnesota. In Bloomington, he became postmaster. Elected to the Minnesota Legislature in 1887. Sources: (ISW-I p576) ("History of the Scandinavians in the United States", by O. N. Nelson. Publ. Minneapolis, 1893. p384) ("Eighty Years at the Gopher Hole" by Minnie Ellingson Tapping, publ by Exposition Press, New York, 1958) (Ulvestad p278) (Decorah Republican, 27 Jul 1865)

ENGEBRETSON, Thore
IA 9th Cav Co F. Residence: Waterville, Iowa. From Baerum, Norway. Civil War: Age 42. Enlisted 30 Sep 1863. Mustered 30 Sep 1863. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 19 Aug 1864, Little Rock, Arkansas. Post war: In 1885, Thore Engbretson was living in Dalby, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-IV p1689) (XSS Iowa p218) (Ulvestad p278)

ERICKSON, Erick
IA 12th Inf Co B. Residence: Center, Iowa. Born 15 May 1843 in Sweden. Civil War: Age 19. Entered service on 26 Dec 1862 at Lansing, Iowa. Mustered 11 Mar 1863. Private. Discharged 24 Dec 1863 at Chewalla, Tennessee, and re-enlisted and re-mustered on 5 Jan 1864. Discharged 20 Dec 1866 at Memphis, Tennessee. Died 25 May 1920 at age 77 at his home in Sun Prairie Township, South Dakota, his death due to apoplexy. Buried 27 May 1920 in Sun Prairie Swedish Baptist Cemetery, lot 11, grave 6. Sources: (ISW-II cd p46) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, McCook County) “Erickson, Erick Andrew”

ERICKSON, John
IA 13th Inf Co B. Residence: Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Private. Enlisted 31 Oct 1864. Mustered 31 Oct 1864. Private. Mustered out 21 Jul 1865, Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ISW-II p603)

FOSSUM, Christian T.
IA 27th Inf Co I. Residence: Rossville, Iowa. Born in Norway. From Torpen, Nordre Land, Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted 16 Aug 1862. Mustered 5 Sep 1862. Private. Mustered out 8 Aug 1865, Clinton, Iowa. Post war: In 1885, Christian T Fossum was living in Lansing, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-III p1160) (Ulvestad p282) (XSS Iowa p370)

FOSSUM, Lars Johnson
Residence: Allamakee County, Iowa. From Bærum, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p282)

HANSON, Hans
IA 27th Inf Co B. Residence: Lansing, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted 11 Aug 1862. Mustered 1 Sep 1862. Private. Died of disease 2 Dec 1862, at a hospital in Cairo, Illinois. Sources: (ISW-III p1165)

HALVORSEN, Paul
From Hallingdal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Waterville, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p287)

HAUSER, Peter D.
IA 9th Cav Co F. Residence: Lansing, Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 13 Jul 1863. Mustered 21 Aug 1863. Private. Mustered out on 3 Feb 1866 at Little Rock, Arkansas. Sources: (ISW-IV cd p60)

HECTOR, Andrew
IA 27th Inf Co B. Residence: Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted 29 Feb 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Transferred to IA 12th Inf Co B on 13 Jul 1865. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866 at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (ISW-II cd p59; ISW-III cd p51) “Hactor, Andrew”

HECTOR, Peter
IA 27th Inf Co B. Residence: Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 29 Feb 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Transferred to IA 12th Inf Co B on 13 Jul 1865. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866 at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (ISW-II cd p59; ISW-III cd p51) “Hactor, Peter”

HERMANSON, John
IA 27th Inf Co B. Residence: Dorchester, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 12 Aug 1862. Mustered 1 Sep 1862. Private. Mustered out 8 Aug 1865, Clinton, Iowa. Post war: Buried at Big Canoe, Decorah, Winneshiek County Iowa. Sources: (ISW-III p1166) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) “Hermanson, Jno”

INGMONDSON, Hiram

IA 9th Cav Co F. Residence: Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 4 Nov 1863. Mustered 4 Nov 1863. Private. Died of disease 3 Apr 1864, St Louis, Missouri. Buried National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri; section 34, grave 23. Sources: (ISW-IV p1707)

INGMUNDSON, John Anthon

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Neshonoc, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born 28 Oct 1832 on the Gathue farm in Rygge parish, Smaalenene, Norway. Came to America in 1853, and operated a farm in Allamakee County, Iowa. Moved to Neshonoc in 1858. Civil War: Age 29. Married. Accepted a commission as Captain on 10 Dec 1861 at La Crosse with rank from the 9th. Mustered 20 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Killed in the Battle of Stone's River, Tennessee, on 30 Dec 1862. He was the first of the Wisconsin 15th Regimental Officers to be killed. He stood to give orders to his men in an area of boulders and underbrush in which rebel soldiers were hidden, and was shot down. His men carried his body to the rear where it was buried, but in the fighting the site was not marked and later could never be identified. Buried in an unmarked grave. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p70) (Buslett p461) (TAR) (Lonn p160) (Quiner p 613, 619, 621) (Ulvestad p254) (Ager p185, photo; p302) “Ingemundsen, John” “Ingmunson, John”

IVERSON, Amon

IA 27th Inf Co B. Residence: Lansing, Iowa. Born 1843 in Norway, son of Iver and Anna. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 13 Oct 1864 at Dubuque, Iowa. Mustered 22 Oct 1864. Private. Transferred to IA 12th Inf Co B on 13 Jul 1865 Discharged from the service 24 Nov 1865 at Mobile, Alabama. Post war: Married Unne Stefenson. Three children survived him. Died in 1898 at age 55, of pneumonia, at Meckling, South Dakota, and is buried in Evergreen Cemetery there. Sources: (ISW-III p1173) (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Clay County) “Iverson, Armund” “Iverson, Aaron”

IVERSON, Knud

IA 12th Inf Co B. Residence: Wattsville, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 11 Oct 1862. Mustered 25 Dec 1862. Private. Wounded in hand slightly 16 Dec 1864 at Nashville, Tennessee. Re-enlisted & re-mustered 5 Jan 1865. Mustered out 23 Aug 1865, Keokuk, Iowa. Post war: In 1885, Knud Iverson was living in Lansing, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-II p475) (XSS Iowa IOWA p286)

IVERSON, Erick

IA 27th Inf Co B. Residence: Dorchester, Iowa. Born 1837 in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Enlisted 12 Aug 1862 at Clinton, Iowa. Mustered 1 Sep 1862. Private. Mustered out 8 Aug 1865, Clinton, Iowa. Post war: Died at age 79 of carcinoma on 17 Apr 1916 at Garretson, South Dakota. Buried in Norway Lutheran Cemetery, at Garretson, lot 2, grave 5. Sources: (ISW-III p1173) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Minnehaha County)

IVERSON, Aaron

IA 12th Inf Co B. Residence: Lansing, Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 11 Oct 1864. Mustered 23 Oct 1864. Private. Mustered out 24 Nov 1865, Mobile, Alabama. [See Amon Iverson, IA 27th Inf Co B] Sources: (ISW-II p475)

JOHNSON, Peter
MN 1st Reg Hv Arty Co B. Residence: Highland, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Kvam parish, Stods prestegjeld, Nord Trondelag, Norway. Came to America in 1859, traveling through Quebec and to Lansing, Iowa. Eventually he acquired a farm in Fillmore County. Civil War: Age 37. Enrolled 27 Sep 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 17 Jun 1865. Post war: Lived at Whalen, Fillmore County. Took the name “Noem”. Buried at Highland Cemetery. Sources: (MINN p576) (MCIW p617) (Ulvestad p314) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p152) (descendant John Erickson, La Crescent, Minnesota) “Noem, Peter”

JACOBSON, Anders

MN 1st Inf Co ?. Residence: Waterville, Iowa. Civil War: Private. Killed at Gettysburg. Sources: (Mrs. Garrett Ouldhouse, Sun City AZ)

JOHNSON, Hans
IA 27th Inf Co I. Residence: Rossville, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 5 Sep 1862. Private. Promoted Corporal, 10 Mar 1864. Wounded severely and taken prisoner 9 Apr 1864, Pleasant Hill, Louisiana. Exchanged. Discharged from the service for wounds, 16 Jun 1865 at Montgomery, Alabama. Sources: (ISW-III p1174)

JOHNSTON, Lewis
IA 12th Inf Co B. Residence: Lansing, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 5 Sep 1864. Mustered 14 Sep 1864. Private. Mustered out 19 Jul 1865, Selma, Alabama. Sources: (ISW-II p476)

JOHNSON, Thorey
IA 9th Cav Co F. Residence: Waterville, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 26 Sep 1863. Mustered 26 Sep 1863. Private. Promoted Corporal, 4 Apr 1864; Died of disease 22 Sep 1865, Little Rock, Arkansas. Buried National Cemetery, Little Rock, Arkansas; section 2, grave 689. Sources: (ISW-IV p1709)

JONES, Henry
IA 12th Inf Co B. Residence: Lansing, Iowa. Born Henrik Johannesson at Lærdal, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted for three years on 4 Oct 1861. Mustered at Dubuque, Iowa, 17 Oct 1861. Private. Wounded 6 Apr 1862, at Shiloh, Tennessee. Re-enlisted as a veteran on 25 Dec 1863 and re-mustered on 5 Jan 1864. Mustered out 20 Jul 1866, Memphis, Tennessee. Post war: Moved from Wisconsin to Richland County, Dakota Territory. In September 1875, while living in Owego, Richland County, Dakota Territory, he was granted a pension of $6 a month because of a gun shot wound to his right thigh. Sources: (ISW-II p476) (Adjutant General’s certificate, 16 May 1910.) (1885 Census, Dakota Territory.) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 living in Dakota Territory)”, publ. 1996, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota) (email, Jim Skurdall, Decorah, Iowa skurdaja@salamander.com)

KNUDSON, Hans
IA 12th Inf Co B. Residence: Lansing, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 36. Enlisted 25 Mar 1861. Mustered 3 Apr 1861. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 7 Jan 1863 from a hospital in Mound City, Illinois. Re-entered service on 25 Mar 1864. Mustered 30 Apr 1864. Private. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866 at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (ISW-II p481)

KNUDTSON, Neils
IA 9th Cav Co E. Residence: Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 12 Sep 1863. Mustered 12 Sep 1863. Private. Mustered out 3 Feb 1866, Little Rock, Arkansas. Sources: (ISW-IV p1712)

LAGESON, Hans Andreas
WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Paint Creek, Allamakee County, Iowa. Born 18 Mar 1837 at Engen farm near Hønefos, Buskerud, Norway, a son of Lage Nielsen and Alette Simensdatter. Came to America in 1855 and settled near Rockford, Illinois. Later, he moved to Allamakee County, Iowa. Civil War: Age 23. Leather worker. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 18 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 27 Jan 1862. Private. Left sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 11 Jun 1862. Served on military police duty on 17th, 20th and 24th of December, 1862. Wounded, shot through an ankle and taken prisoner at Chickamauga, Georgia, 29 Sep 1863. Held near Atlanta. Exchanged after four months. Absent because of illness. Discharged from the service because of his wounds, from Harvey Hospital in Madison, 23 Jan 1865. Post war: Married in May 1866 to Guri Johnson. Eight children. In 1868, he went to Terrace, Pope County, Minnesota. He was granted a pension of $14 a month. Died 28 Jun 1912. Many of his possessions, including Civil War items, are in the Pope County Museum at Glenwood, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 32) (Grand daughter Lois Gibson, Regina, Saskatchewan) (Buslett p386, photo) (Ulvestad p303) (Ager p274, photo; p295) (Quiner p 625) (RWV p809) (Gjertveit) “Lagesen, Hans” “Lagerson, Hans”

LARSEN, Aslak
IA 12th Inf Co B. Residence: Paint Creek, Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Came to America in 1860, to Allamakee County, Iowa. Civil War: Age 19. Enlisted 14 Oct 1861. Mustered 17 Oct 1861. Private. Re-enlisted & re-mustered 5 Jan 1864. Promoted Corporal, 1 Mar 1865. Wounded in his face. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866 Memphis, Tennessee. Post war: Became a farmer in Preston Township, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Married Carrie Storlie (b. Norway) in 1867. They had nine children: Louis, Olaf, Peter, George, Henry A. Clara, Gena, Adolph and Melia. Sources: (ISW-II p485) (History of Fillmore County, p 544
“Larson, Aslak”

LAVERSON, John
IA 13th Inf Co G. Residence: Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 31 Oct 1864. Mustered 31 Oct 1864. Private. Mustered out 21 Jul 1865, Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ISW-II p643)

NELSON, Ole H.
WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born 19 Nov 1840 on a cotter’s farm Hegna in Nore, Numedal, Norway, son of Nils Anderson of Skjønnepladsen, Nore, and Margit Evensdatter Saeter of Nes, Hallingdal. Came to America, reaching Iowa on 27 Jul 1861. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 21. Enlisted for three years on 20 Dec 1861 at Decorah and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 29 Dec 1861. Private. Wounded at Stone's River, Tennessee, and sent to hospital in Nashville 31 Dec 1862. He was moved to Madison and discharged from there for disability due to his wounds on 2 Dec 1863. Later he enlisted for one hundred days in IL 143rd Inf Co I as a Corporal. Discharged 8 Dec 1864 at Mattoon, Illinois. Post war: Married in 1873 to Julia Gunderfinger. He lived at Postville, Iowa. In 1886, he was living in Elgin, Fayette County, Iowa. He died in Gunder, Iowa, on 15 Mar 1927. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p90) (Buslett p512) (Ager p196, photo; p307) (XSS Iowa p705) (Gunder History and Heritage, Publ. by Gunder Community Club, c 2000, sect. 6, p 4) “Nielson, Ole”

NELSON, L. M.
WI 6th Inf Co C. Residence: Lansing, Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Jun 1861 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Mustered 16 Jul 1861 at Madison. Private. Took part in the battles of Gainesville, Bull Run, South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Mine Run, Spottsylvania, Northanna, Cold Harbor and Petersburg. Re-enlisted as a veteran 28 Feb 1864. Promoted to Corporal 9 Jun 1865. Mustered out 14 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 11 p60)

NIELSON, Jacob
IA 27th Inf Co B. Residence: Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 31. Enlisted 14 Mar 1864. Mustered 6 Apr 1864. Private. Died of disease 4 Jul 1864, Memphis, Tennessee. Buried Mississippi River National Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee; section 2, grave 418. Sources: (ISW-III p1191)

OLESON, Barnhart
IA 12th Inf Co B. Residence: Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted 28 Jan 1864. Mustered 28 Jan 1864. Private. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866, Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (ISW-II p506)

OLESON, Peter
IA 27th Inf Co B. Residence: Lansing, Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 19. Enlisted 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 1 Sep 1862. Private. Mustered out 8 Aug 1865 at Clinton, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-III cd p81)

OLESON, Tolef, Jr.
IA 9th Cav Co F. Residence: Waterville, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 26 Sep 1863. Mustered 26 Sep 1863. Private. Died of disease 10 Oct 1864, Devall's Bluff, Arkansas. Sources: (ISW-IV p1731)

OLESON, Tolef, Sr.
IA 9th Cav Co F. Residence: Waterville, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Enlisted 26 Sep 1863. Mustered 26 Sep 1863. Private. Promoted Corporal, 1 Sep 1864; promoted to Sergeant, 20 Mar 1865. Mustered out 3 Feb 1866, Little Rock, Arkansas. Sources: (ISW-IV p 1732)

OLSEN, Andre
IA 6th Cav Co F. Residence: Lansing, Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 11 Oct 1862. Mustered 10 Nov 1862. Private. Mustered out 17 Oct 1865, Sioux City, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-IV p1210) “Olsen, Andrew”

OLSEN, John M.
Residence: Allamakee County, Iowa. From Aalen, Sondre Throndhjems Amt. Civil War: Private. Died while a prisoner of war in Georgia. Sources: (Ulvestad p317)

PETERSON, Abraham
IA 27th Inf Co B. Residence: Lansing, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 1 Sep 1862. Private. Died of disease 7 Dec 1864, Nashville, Tennessee. Buried National Cemetery, Nashville, Tennessee; section E, grave 2741. Sources: (ISW-III p1196)

PETERSON, Bore
IA 12th Inf Co B. Residence: Lansing, Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 5 Oct 1861. Mustered 17 Oct 1861. Private. Missing in action 6 Apr 1862, Shiloh, Tennessee. Discharged from the service for disability 11 Feb 1863, St Louis, Missouri. Sources: (ISW-II p509)

PETERSON, Frank
IA 9th Cav Co F. Residence: Lansing, Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 16 Jul 1863. Mustered 24 Aug 1863. Private. Mustered out 3 Feb 1877 at Little Rock, Arkansas. Sources: (ISW-IV cd p92)

PETERSON, John A.
IA 27th Inf Co B. Residence: Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 28. Enlisted 29 Feb 1864. Mustered 5 Apr 1864. Private. Wounded. Transferred to IA 12th Inf Co B. Missing in action on 19 May 1865 at Davenport, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-II p 509; ISW-III p 1196)

REITAN, Thorvald Anderson
From Aalen, Sondre Trondhjems Amt. Civil War: Private. Died in Allamakee County, Iowa, in 1865. Sources: (Ulvestad p324)

SIMONSEN, Simon
From Hadeland, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Allamakee County, Iowa. Dead (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p328)

SIMENSON, Simon
IA 9th Cav Co E. Residence: Waukon, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Enlisted 15 Oct 1863. Mustered the same day. Private. Died of disease on 4 Oct 1864 at Austin, Arkansas. Sources: (ISW-IV cd)

SIMONSEN, Hans
From Hadeland, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Waukon, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p328)

SKJURSON, Sampson
IA 27th Inf Co B. Residence: Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 12 Aug 1862. Mustered 1 Sep 1862. Private. Mustered out 8 Aug 1865 at Clinton, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-III cd)

SODESTROM, Andrew
IA 27th Inf Co B. Residence: Lansing, Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 1 Sep 1862. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 1 Feb 1865. Died 10 Aug 1865. Buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee, section 1, grave 48. Sources: (ISW-III cd p94)

SOMONSON, Simon
IA 9th Cav Co E. Residence: Waukon, Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Private. Enlisted 15 Oct 1863. Mustered 15 Oct 1863. Private. Died of disease on 4 Oct 1864 at Austin, Arkansas. Sources: (ISW-IV p1746)

SORLIE, Andrew
From Hallingdal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Lansing, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p333)

THRONSON, Knud
IA 12th Inf Co B. Residence: Paint Creek, Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Enlisted 8 Oct 1861. Mustered 17 Oct 1861. Private. Missing in battle 6 Apr 1862, Shiloh, Tennessee. Died 30 Jun 1862, Atlanta, Georgia. Buried National Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia; section A, grave 191. Sources: (ISW-II p535)

- this information was extracted from Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum’s website by Cindy Bray Lovell for Allamakee co. IAGenWeb, with the permission of Tova Brandt, Curator, Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum.

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