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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'MEI'
    1864 at La Crosse Wisconsin as a substitute for John G McLery or McLerg of Sterling Mustered the same day Private Mustered out 14 Jul 1865 Post war Lived in Crawford County Wisconsin Sources WHS Series 1200 box 87 13 red book vol 22 p36 Mellam Peter Mellem Peder MEISINGSETH Knut From Meisingseth prestegjeld Kristianssund Norway Spanish American War Private Name in the military was Mosan Killed in the Battle for Luzon Island The Philippines on 24 Dec 1900 Sources Ulvestad p309 Mosan Knut MEISLING Henry NJ 2nd Inf Co D Born in Copenhagen Denmark Civil War Age 39 Jeweler Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 6 Enlisted for three years on 28 May 1861 at Trenton New Jersey Corporal Page 143 of source lists him as having died in a hospital page 177 lists him as a Sergeant and that he was killed and died on transport on 14 Aug 1862 Sources New Jersey State Archives Regimental and Company Books 1861 65 Series SDEA4039 book 13 MEH MEK Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Google Email this Page Collections What Is In Vesterheim s Collections Visit Special Collections and Archives Virtual

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'MEK'
    18 Oct 1862 Private Served in Indian and Civil wars Discharged from the service with his company on 31 Oct 1865 Sources MINN p646 MCIW p529 MEI MEL Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Google Email this Page Collections What Is In Vesterheim s Collections Visit Special Collections and Archives Virtual Galleries Civil War Database Soldiers Names Abbreviations Data Clues Database Sources Acknowledgments

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'MEL'
    1888 Sources Wisconsin Cemetery Records MELBY Gustav Olsen See OLSON Gustav E MELBY Knut Olsen WI 22nd Inf Co I Born 3 Apr 1840 in Norway From Kongsberg Norway Came to America in 1862 Civil War Enlisted within three weeks of reaching this country Private On 5 Mar 1862 he was wounded in battle near Franklin Tennessee and taken prisoner at Thompson s Station near sthe battlefield Escaped two days later On 25 Mar 1862 he was again taken prisoner Six months later he was exchanged Post war Lived briefly at Sharon Wisconsin Married Moved to Ashby Grant County Minnesota Died there 7 Feb 1913 Buried in Pelican Lake Cemetery Sources Ulvestad p309 Obituary The Ashby Minnesota 14 Feb 1913 Melby K N O MELHEIM T From Sogn Norway Spanish American War Private Post war Lived in Nebraska Sources Ulvestad p309 MELHORN John F WI 15th Inf Residence Beaver Dam Wisconsin Civil War Officer Assistant Surgeon Commissioned on 10 Aug 1863 and died October 1863 Sources Buslett p330 Ulvestad p252 MELHUS Ingebrigt US Navy Residence Everett Washington Born 1907 in Steinsdalen Norway to Svein and Lena Melhus Came to America at age 22 and worked in a lumber mill Second World War Drafted Served in the US Navy for three years on a troop carrier Post war Worked for Weyerhauser Lumber In 1947 he married Mary Funeral 4 Aug 2001 Sources Obituary Everett Herald 2 Aug 2001 Melhus Bert MELKILD John From Orendalen Norway Spanish American War Private Post war Lived at Seattle Washington Sources Ulvestad p309 MELLAAS Gilbert O IA 38th Inf Co D Residence Bluffton Winneshiek County Iowa Born in Norway Civil War Age 24 Enlisted 21 Aug 1862 Mustered 4 Nov 1862 Private Promoted Corporal 9 Oct 1864 Transferred to Iowa 34th amp 38th Infantry Consolidated Company

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'MEN'
    Indian Wars from 1862 to 1865 Post war Lived in Gayville South Dakota Sources Ulvestad p309 MEL MEO Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Google Email this Page Collections What Is In Vesterheim s Collections Visit Special Collections and Archives Virtual Galleries Civil War Database Soldiers Names Abbreviations Data Clues Database Sources Acknowledgments Home Collections Civil War Database M MEN Listings Visit Exhibitions

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'MER'
    River Island No 10 25 Dec 1862 when a cannon he was helping load accidentally fired Buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery at Memphis Tennessee Sources WHS Series 1200 boxes 76 9 77 8 red book vol 20 p102 Buslett p538 Meeker MEO MEY Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Google Email this Page Collections What Is In Vesterheim s Collections Visit Special

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'MEY'
    years on 12 Jul 1862 at Chicago Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler Illinois Private Discharged from the service for disability on 8 Jul 1865 at St Louis Missouri Sources ILSA reel 7 p73 MER MIC Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Google Email this Page Collections What Is In Vesterheim s Collections Visit Special Collections and Archives Virtual Galleries Civil War

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'MIC'
    Series 1200 box 193 14 MICHLESON Sever WI 12th Inf Co C Residence Ridgeway Iowa County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Age 18 Farmer Unmarried Gray eyes brown hair freckled complexion 5 3 Enlisted for three years on 10 Feb 1864 at Madison Wisconsin and mustered there on 19 Feb 1864 Private Was a good soldier Mustered out 16 Jul 1865 Sources WHS red book vol 17 p52 MICKELSEN Lewis WI 27th Inf Co H Residence Vermont Dane County Wisconsin Born in Vang Norway Civil War Farmer Age 18 Blue eyes brown hair brown sic complexion 5 8½ stout build Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Vermont Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee Wisconsin Bounty 100 75 still due at muster out Private Sick at Duval s Bluff Arkansas 29 Aug 1862 Left sick at Little Rock Arkansas 23 Mar 1864 On 6 Oct 1864 he was detached to guard the Little Rock Arkansas boat docks Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville Texas Sources WHS Series 1200 boxes 129 10 17 130 10 131 14 red book vol 32 MICKELSON Albert WI 14th Inf Co C Civil War Private Post war Lived at Bancroft Township Freeborn County Minnesota In August 1880 he was granted a pension of 12 00 a month for malarial poisoning and hepatitis Died 12 Jul 1883 Buried in Central Freeborn Church Cemetery Widow Mary Sources FCHS MICKELSON Albert WI 15th Inf Co F Residence Madison Dane County Wisconsin Civil War Unmarried Age 23 Enlisted for three years on 21 Jan 1862 at Madison and mustered there on 27 Jan 1862 Private Sick in Iuka Mississippi 21 Aug 1862 Sick in Convalescent Center in Nashville Tennessee 26 Dec 1862 Mustered out with Company on 13 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga Tennessee Sources WHS Series 1200 boxes 76 8 77 2 red book vol 20 p90 Buslett p510 Ager p307 Ulvestad p310 Mikkelsen Albert MICKELSON Andrew WI 15th Inf Co F Residence Manitowoc County Wisconsin Civil War Unmarried Age 25 Enlisted for three years on 20 Oct 1861 at Manitowoc Wisconsin and mustered at Madison Wisconsin on 12 Dec 1861 Private Left behind sick in hospital at Bardstown Kentucky 6 Oct 1862 Discharged from the service at Benton Barracks St Louis 15 Jan 1863 in order to enlist in Company C of the Cavalry Battalion Mississippi Naval Brigade On 15 Dec 1864 Company F Captain Gustaveson wrote that Mickelson had been absent from his company for over two years is said to have been transferred to a Marine Brigade but that no official information being received is now dropped as a deserter War department records show he had been discharged from the service from the 15th on 15 Jan 1863 at Benton Barracks Missouri to allow him to enlist in Company E of the Navy Battalion of the Mississippi Marine Brigade Sources WHS Series 1200 boxes 76 8 77 2 red book vol 20 p90 Buslett p511 Ager p307 Meeker Mickelson

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'MIK'
    in the battles of Hatcher s Run Virginia 6 7 Feb 1865 Gravelly Run Virginia 31 Mar 1865 and Five Forks Virginia 1 2 Apr 1865 He was said to have been at the surrender of General Lee s army 9 Apr 1865 Absent sick from 29 Jun 1865 to 9 Jul 1865 Discharged from the service 14 Jul 1865 at Jeffersonville Indiana Sources WHS Series 1200 box 27 13 red book vol 11 p 46 Larsen Mikkleson Ivor First name may be Jon or Joe MIKKELSON Mathias WI 3rd Inf Co F Residence Strong s Prairie Adams County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 39 Married Blue eyes light hair dark complexion 5 8 Drafted by the Sixth district of Wisconsin Enrolled for one year on 26 Sep 1864 at La Crosse Wisconsin Mustered the same day Private Discharged from the service 9 Jun 1865 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 12 2 red book vol 9 p128 MIKKELSON Mikkel IA 6th Cav Co D Residence Decorah Winneshiek County Iowa Born in Norway Civil War Age 31 Enlisted 29 Oct 1863 Mustered 29 Oct 1862 Private Died of disease 29 Mar 1863 Davenport Iowa Buried National Cemetery Rock Island Illinois Sources ISW IV Series 1200 MIKKELSON Ole WI 15th Inf Co K Residence Winneshiek County Iowa Civil War Age 20 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 15 Jan 1862 in Winneshiek County and mustered at Madison Wisconsin 11 Feb 1862 Private Left behind sick at Mississippi River Island No 10 on 11 Jun 1862 Became unfit for service and was discharged at Jacinto near Corinth Mississippi 22 Jul 1862 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 12 red book vol 20 p146 Buslett p634 DGA Ulvestad p310 Ager p318 Mickelson Ole MIKKELSON Ole WI 4th Cav Co G Residence

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