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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'NAR'
    War Farmer Age 18 Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 4 Enlisted for one year on 15 Feb 1865 at Milwaukee Wisconsin and mustered there the same day Bounty 100 33 33 paid Private Mustered out at Fort Leavenworth Kansas on 30 Dec 1865 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 191 3 13 red book vol 53 NARVESON Torsten MN 5th Inf Co C Residence Not shown Born in Norway Came to Freeman Township Freeborn County Minnesota to farm Civil War Age 32 Enrolled for one year on 1 Sep 1864 Mustered the same day at Rochester Recruit Private Took part in battles at Nashville and at Spanish Fort Sick with remitting fever Discharged from the service with his regiment 6 Sep 1865 Post war Died 30 Dec 1908 age 76 Buried at Round Prairie Church Cemetery Freeborn County Sources MINN p243 MCIW p287 Ulvestad p311 FCHS Hagen Tosten Narveson NÆS NAS 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 N

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'NAS'
    hair black sic complexion 5 9 Enlisted for three years on 31 Aug 1862 at Freeman Wisconsin Mustered the same day at Madison Wisconsin Private Wounded 21 Jul 1864 in the charge on Cold Hill near Atlanta Georgia Discharged from the service 31 May 1865 at Washington DC Post war Granted a pension of 4 a month because of the wound in his right leg Sources WHS Series 1200 box 58 13 red book vol 17 p180 Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1 1883 living in Wisconsin Park Genealogical Books Roseville Minnesota publ 1998 NASH Torbjorn T From Sogn Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived in Crawford County Wisconsin Died in 1880 Sources Ulvestad p314 Nash Torbjorn NASS August WI 20th Inf Co H Residence Ripon Fond du Lac County Wisconsin Civil War Unmarried Age 22 Enlisted for three years on 7 Aug 1862 at Ripon Mustered 18 Aug 1862 at Madison Wisconsin Private Wounded 7 Dec 1862 in action at Prairie Grove Arkansas Mustered out 14 Jul 1865 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 1101 14 red book vol 25 NASS Gulbrand H IA 12th Inf Co G Decorah Winneshiek County Iowa Born 25 Oct 1840 in Gran Hadeland Norway Came to America in 1861 Civil War Age 21 Enlisted 19 Oct 1861 Mustered 5 Nov 1861 Private Taken prisoner at Shiloh Tennessee 6 Apr 1862 Re enlisted amp re mustered 5 Jan 1864 Mustered out 20 Jan 1866 Memphis Tennessee Post war In 1885 Gilbert H Ness was living in Frankville Township Washington Prairie Winneshiek County Iowa Died 19 Apr 1926 Buried in Glenwood Cemetery Glenwood Township Winneshiek County Sources ISW II p505 XSS Iowa p287 DGA Ulvestad p313 Ness Gulbrand NASS Ole H See HANSON Ole NASS Ole O WI 50th Inf Co C Residence

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'NAT'
    Årdal Sogn og Fjordane Norway son of Ole Thorkelsen Natvik and Anna Hermansdatter Kinserdal He his parents and three brothers came to America in 1847 to the Koshkonong settlement in Dane County Wisconsin He moved by 1860 to Wood County Wisconsin Civil War Mechanic Age 33 Blue eyes dark hair light complexion 5 8 stout build Enlisted for three years on 12 Aug 1862 at Christiania Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee Wisconsin Bounty 100 75 still due at muster out Designated Corporal 22 Oct 1862 Promoted to Sergeant 28 May 1864 Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville Texas Post war Married 20 Jan 1868 to Mary E Warren 1851 1941 Four children Moved in 1871 to Chaseburg Vernon County Wisconsin where he operated a sawmill Died 14 May 1921 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 129 10 130 10 red book vol 32 Naeseth 47 1047 Ulvestad p 311 Natvig Hans Natvik Hans Olsen Natwick Henry Olsen NATVIK Ole H From Lærdal Norway Civil War Private Served in Indian and Civil wars Post war Lived in Viroqua Wisconsin Sources Ulvestad p311 NATWIK Ole H WI 50th Inf Co B Residence Jefferson Vernon County Wisconsin Born Ole Hermundsen Offerdal on 4 Sep 1843 in Årdal Sogn og Fjordane Norway son of Hermund Olsen Offerdal and Kirsti Andersdatter Sjøbakken They came to America on the Juno which sailed from Bergen and reached New York on 18 Jun 1846 They settled in the Koshkonong area of Dane County Wisconsin Civil War Farmer Age 21 Gray eyes light hair dark complexion 5 11 Enlisted for one year on 23 Feb 1865 at La Crosse Wisconsin Mustered there the same day Bounty 100 33 33 paid Private Sources WHS Series 1200 box 195 3 12 Naeseth 46 71 Natwick Ole NAS

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'NAY'
    Kragerø Telemark and arrived in New York on 4 Sep 1845 In 1847 he married Asloug Johannesdatter Juv Six children Civil War Post war He died 4 Apr 1904 and is buried in Grace Lutheran Cemetery Winchester Wisconsin Sources Naeseth 45 1215 Naas Hans Kittilsen NAT NEC Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Google Email this Page Collections What Is In Vesterheim s

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'NEC'
    Died in Jackson County Minnesota before 1907 Sources Ulvestad p311 NAY NED 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 N NEC Listings Visit Exhibitions Collections Events Norway Tours Join Give

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'NED'
    Post war Lived at Mazeppa Minnesota Sources Ulvestad p311 NEC NEI 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 N NED Listings Visit Exhibitions Collections Events Norway Tours Join Give Store

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'NEI'
    War Age 22 Enlisted 18 Jun 1862 Mustered 7 Aug 1862 Private Discharged from the service for disability 29 Mar 1863 Springfield Missouri Sources ISW III p188 NEILSON Evans NY 13th Inf Civil War Private Sources NY Archives CW Index vol 12 NEILSON Gullik WI 32nd Inf Co G Residence Cato Manitowoc County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 24 Unmarried Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 7 Enlisted for three years on 19 Nov 1863 at Manitowoc Wisconsin Mustered 2 Dec 1863 at Oshkosh Wisconsin Private Transferred to Wisconsin 16th Infantry Company D on 4 Jun 1865 Mustered out at Louisville Kentucky on 12 Jul 1865 Post war Buried at Gjerpen cemetery Valders Wisconsin stone reads 1839 1915 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 148 13 red book vol 21 p100 vol 37 Wisconsin Cemetery Records Hedberg Nelson Gulik NEILSON Hans NY 52nd Inf Civil War Private Sources NY Archives CW Index vol 12 NEILSON Henry NY 94th Inf Civil War Private Sources NY Archives CW Index vol 12 NEILSON John NY 52nd Inf Civil War Private Sources NY Archives CW Index vol 12 NEILSON John PA 59th Inf Co F Civil War Enlisted 6 Jul 1865 Private Discharged from the service 7 Sep 1866 Post war The 1890 Federal Veterans and Widows Census has him living at Brandon Douglas County Minnesota Sources DCHS card file NEILSON John P WI 13th Inf Co G Residence Avon Rock County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 19 Unmarried Blue eyes light hair fair complexion 5 6½ Volunteer Enlisted for three years on 15 Feb 1864 at Janesville Wisconsin Bounty 302 Mustered there the same day Private Captured by the enemy 31 Dec 1864 at Paint Rock Bridge Alabama Discharged from the service 6 Jun 1865 at Madison Wisconsin Sources WHS Series 1200 box 64 14 red book vol 18 p142 Nelson John NEILSON Jurgen NY 13th Inf Co Later in the 3rd Prov Cavalry Civil War Private Sources NY Archives CW Index vol 12 NEILSON Knute B WI 12th Inf Co G Residence Wausau Marathon County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Age 32 Lumberman Unmarried Blue eyes brown hair fair complexion 5 11 Enlisted 24 Sep 1861 at Wausau Wisconsin Mustered 31 Oct 1861 at Madison Wisconsin Private Re enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at Natchez Mississippi Sources WHS Series 1200 box 58 9 14 15 red book vol 17 p134 Nelson Knut Neilson Knudt NEILSON Michael NY 10th Inf Co Later the 1st Prov Cavalry Civil War Private Sources NY Archives CW Index vol 12 NEILSON Neil NY 156th Inf Civil War Private Sources NY Archives CW Index vol 12 NEILSON Neils WI 12th Inf Co G Residence Sturgeon Bay Door County Wisconsin Civil War Unmarried Age 31 Enlisted at Green Bay Wisconsin Mustered 5 Nov 1861 Private A soldier named Neils Neilson of Company H sic died of disease on 25 Jun 1862 at Troy Tennessee Sources WHS Series 1200 box

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'NEL'
    Bounty 100 Private Mustered out 2 Jun 1865 Post war Buried at Amherst Wisconsin stone reads 1846 1931 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 176 2 14 red book vol 47 Wisconsin Cemetery Records NELSON James R WI 15th Inf Unassigned Recruit Residence Dover Racine County Wisconsin Born in Genesee County New York Civil War Age 43 Mason Gray eyes dark hair dark complexion 5 11 Enlisted for three years on 5 Feb 1864 at Amherst Wisconsin Mustered 16 Mar 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Private Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 13 NELSON Jerome Civil War Post war Buried at Amherst Wisconsin stone reads 9 Jan 1829 17 Jan 1897 Sources Wisconsin Cemetery Records NELSON Johan WI 46th Inf Co B Residence Amherst Portage County Wisconsin Born Johan Nielsen Løberg on 2 Aug 1838 at Gjerpen Telemark Norway son of Niels Torbjørnsen Løberg and Berthe Thorbjørnsdatter He came to America with his parents and six siblings on Valhalla which sailed from Skien Telemark 2 Jun 1849 and arrived in New York on 11 Aug 1849 They came to Ashippen Township Dodge County Wisconsin Johan was married on 11 Oct 1859 to Anne Marie Knudsdatter Bratsbergskougan 1836 1921 Eleven children Johan and Anne moved about 1860 to Portage County Civil War Farmer Age 27 Married Gray eyes brown hair light complexion 5 10 Enlisted for one year on 7 Feb 1865 at Amherst Enlistment credited to Alto Fond du Lac County Mustered 22 Feb 1865 at Madison Wisconsin Bounty 100 33 33 paid Private On detached service at railroad blockhouse 38 since 20 Jun 1865 Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville Tennessee Post war He died 19 Dec 1920 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 186 3 17 red book vol 51 Naeseth Hedberg 49 2393 Ulvestad p 308 NELSON Johan NY 8th Inf Co D Civil War Age 26 Enlisted for two years on 23 Apr 1861 at New York Mustered the same day Private Mustered out 23 Apr 1863 with his company Sources photocopy NY Archives CW Index vol 12 NELSON Johan Civil War Private Post war Lived at Gilman Wisconsin Sources Ulvestad p312 NELSON Johannes IL 36th Inf Co A Residence Bremer Cook County Illinois Born in Sweden Civil War Age 38 Shoemaker Blue eyes light hair fair complexion 5 6 Enrolled for one year on 11 Oct 1864 at Chicago and mustered there the same day Substitute for Henry Swartz Private Mustered out 8 Oct 1865 at New Orleans Louisiana Sources ILSA reel three p 50 NELSON John MN 3rd Inf Co D Residence Red Wing Goodhue County Minnesota Born in Norway military records list Sweden Civil War Age 21 Enrolled 3 Oct 1861 Mustered 4 Nov 1861 Private Re enlisted 1 Jan 1864 Promoted to Corporal Died in Cairo Illinois 1 Jan 1865 Sources MINN p137 MCIW p185 Ulvestad p264 NELSON John IA 9th Cav Co F Residence Village Creek Iowa Born in Norway Civil War Age 18 Enlisted 5 Oct 1863 Mustered 5 Oct 1863 Private Mustered out 3 Feb 1866 at Little Rock Arkansas Sources ISW IV p1730 NELSON John WI 30th Inf Co D Residence Martell Pierce County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 22 Unmarried Gray eyes light hair light complexion 5 6 Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Martell Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison Wisconsin Private Mustered out 20 Sep 1865 at Louisville Kentucky Post war In 1897 he was living in Martell In 1905 he was in Spring Valley Wisconsin Sources WHS red book vol 35 Larsen p57 NELSON John IA 32nd Inf Co K Residence Story City Iowa Born in Norway Civil War Age 43 Enlisted 15 Aug 1862 Mustered 3 Sep 1862 Private Discharged from the service for disability 10 Jan 1864 Mississippi River Island No 10 Sources ISW V p96 John Ritland Civil War History serialized in the Story City Herald in 1922 Tarvestad John Nelson NELSON John IL 16th Cav Co G Residence Springfield Sangamon County Illinois Born in Middlefodt Norway Civil War Tailor Age 34 Unmarried Blue eyes sandy hair light complexion 5 5 Enlisted for three years on 20 May 1863 at Springfield Illinois Mustered the next day at Camp Butler Illinois Private Removed from division while sick at Nashville Tennessee Mustered out 19 Aug 1865 at Nashville No discharge furnished Sources ILSA reel 15 p78 NELSON John IN th Inf Co C Born in Sweden Civil War Enrolled Mar 1864 Post war Moved to Morton County Dakota Territory Sources 1885 Special Census Dakota Territory NELSON John From Mo in Ranen Norway Spanish American War Private Post war Lived at Fort Ransom North Dakota Sources Ulvestad p312 NELSON John MN 4th Inf Co D Residence not shown Born in Norway Civil War Age 23 Substitute Mustered 26 Aug 1864 Private Discharged from the service by order 12 Jun 1865 Sources MINN p194 MCIW p229 NELSON John From Telemarken Norway Civil War Private Wounded Post war Lived in Douglas County Minnesota Died 14 Jun 1930 Buried in Parkers Prairie Cemetery Parkers Prairie Minnesota Sources Ulvestad p312 Obituary note Park River Echo Alexandria Minnesota 19 Jun 1930 p 8 cool 1 NELSON John From Telemarken Norway Civil War Private Post war Died in Pipestone County Minnesota before 1907 Sources Ulvestad p312 NELSON John MN 1st Battalion Infantry Company B Residence Wanamingo Goodhue County Minnesota Born Jonas Nelsen on 31 Jan 1839 at Evjen Meraker Nord Trondelag Norway a son of Nils Ivarsen and Susanna Jonasdatter Nessen Came to America in 1854 Civil War Age 23 Enrolled 4 Feb 1862 Mustered the same day at Fort Snelling Private Wounded in the Battle of Antietam a musket ball took off his left thumb Discharged from the service on expiration of term 11 Feb 1865 Post war Married Anne Andersdatter Thirteen children They moved from Goodhue County to near Sioux Falls South Dakota He became postmaster at Republican Minnehaha County South Dakota He died 9 Nov 1920 Sources MINN p542 MCIW p69 Donald Nelson lt gt NELSON John MN Indian War Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862 The Scandinavian Guards Organized in Nicollet County Minnesota 27 Aug 1862 and served in that county 21 days Sergeant Sources MCIW p807 Ulvestad p260 NELSON John From Kragero Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived in Pierce County Wisconsin Sources Ulvestad p312 NELSON John Civil War Private Post war Died in Story City Iowa before 1907 Sources Ulvestad p312 NELSON John Civil War Corporal In war at Blakely Alabama Sources Ulvestad p264 NELSON John Born 31 Jan 1839 Civil War Post war Died at age 81 on 9 Nov 1920 and is buried in Arlington Cemetery at Arlington South Dakota Sources SDSHS WPA Veterans Graves Registration Brookings County NELSON John WI 11th Inf Co F Residence Moscow Iowa County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 41 Hazel eyes brown hair light complexion 5 6 Drafted Enrolled for one year on 14 Mar 1865 Private Joined F Company on 21 May 1865 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 52 13 red book vol 16 p116 Red book gives residence as Boscobel Grand County NELSON John WI 22nd Inf Co B Residence Newark Rock County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Unmarried Age 18 Farmer Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 8¾ Enlisted for three years on 13 Aug 1862 at Beloit Wisconsin Mustered 4 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley Racine Wisconsin Private Never absent from the command Sources WHS Series 1200 box 111 14 red book vol 27 Letter written by soldier Thomas Simonson see him translated by Dorothy Simonson Sanders 1986 publ in Numedalslagets Aarbog p 56 NELSON John WI 44th Inf Co A Residence Troy St Croix County Wisconsin Enlistment credited to Hudson St Croix County Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 36 Married Gray eyes dark hair fair complexion 6 Enlisted for one year on 26 Aug 1864 at Hudson Mustered 29 Aug 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Bounty 100 33 33 paid Private Mustered out with his company on 2 Jul 1865 at Paducah Kentucky Sources WHS Series 1200 box 180 2 14 red book vol 49 blue book NELSON John WI 35th Inf Co E Born in Denmark Civil War Age 20 Gardener Blue eyes light hair dark complexion 5 8 Enlisted for three years on 20 Feb 1864 at Ripon Wisconsin Mustered 28 Mar 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Private Mustered out 15 Mar 1866 at Brownsville Texas Sources WHS red book vol 40 NELSON John WI 27th Inf Co H Residence Primrose Dane County Wisconsin Born in Christiansand Norway Civil War Age 18 Farmer Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 10½ Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Primrose Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee Wisconsin Private Promoted to Corporal 11 Feb 1864 Absent sick at Little Rock Arkansas general hospital 23 Mar 1864 rejoined company on 10 Jul 1864 On 9 Mar 1865 he was absent on detached service at Mobile Point Alabama as guard at the landing protecting commissaries Rejoined his company on 17 May 1865 Mustered out 29 Aug 1865 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 129 17 130 10 red book vol 32 NELSON John WI 29th Inf Co A Residence Deerfield Waushara County Wisconsin Civil War Age 27 Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Deerfield Mustered 27 Sep 1862 at Madison Wisconsin Private Post war Died at Soldiers Rest Chicago Illinois on 6 Oct 1864 of chronic diarrhea contracted while in service of the U S Sources WHS red book vol 34 NELSON John From Tonsberg Norway Civil War Private A Marine Soldier Wounded and lay in a Washington D C hospital for three and a half years Post war Lived in Little Black Wisconsin Sources Ulvestad p312 NELSON John A WI 24th Inf Co H Residence Milwaukee Milwaukee County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Age 25 Married Sailor Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 6 Enlisted for three years on 20 Aug 1862 at Milwaukee and mustered there the next day Private Transferred to Naval Department 3 May 1864 Engaged at Perryville Taken prisoner at Stone s River Rejoined this company on 10 Jun 1863 Engaged at Chickamauga Mission Ridge and Dandridge Sources WHS red book vol 29 NELSON John F WI 3rd Cav Co F Civil War Age 17 Enlisted for three years on 19 Oct 1863 at Baraboo Sauk County Wisconsin Private Sources WHS Series 1200 box 215 16 NELSON John G MN 7th Inf Co C Residence Chisago County Minnesota Born 16 Mar 1844 at Furedy Sweden son of N D Anderson Came to America with his father and several siblings in 1854 Civil War Enlisted 15 Aug 1862 Private Assigned to duty at Fort Ripley Pursued the Sioux as far as Devils Lake Dakota Territory Later his unit was sent south and took part in the battleat Tupelo Mississippi Fought at Vicksburg at Spanish Fort and at Blakely Alabama a battle which took place after the collapse of the Confederacy Discharged in 1865 Post war Moved to Otter Tail County Minnesota in 1868 He was elected to the Minnesota State Senate in 1872 Served two terms Held various county offices Sources Obituary The Parkers Prairie Minnesota Independentl 12 Jun 1930 p 1 NELSON John G IA 9th Inf Co H Residence Decorah Winneshiek County Iowa Born in Norway Civil War Age 20 Enlisted 26 Aug 1861 Mustered 24 Sep 1861 Private Wounded slightly in arm 7 Mar 1862 Pea Ridge Arkansas Killed in battle 23 May 1863 Vicksburg Mississippi Sources ISW II p100 NELSON John H WI 23rd Inf Co D Residence Dunn Wisconsin Civil War Unmarried Age 32 Enlisted 19 Aug 1862 at Madison Wisconsin Mustered 30 Aug 1862 Private Discharged from the service for disability on 8 Apr 1863 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 114 13 RWV vol 2 p240 NELSON John H MN 8th Inf Co G Civil War Enlisted 9 Feb 1864 Private Discharged 11 Jul 1865 Post war In 1890 he was living in Farmington Richland County North Dakota Suffering from rheumatism and spinal disease Sources 1890 Veterans and Widows Census North Dakota No 123 roll 59 NELSON John M IA 30th Inf Co G Residence Salina Iowa Born in Sweden Civil War Age 18 Enlisted 13 Aug 1862 Mustered 14 Sep 1862 Private Promoted to Corporal on 1 Sep 1864 Mustered out on 5 Jun 1865 at Washington DC Sources ISW III cd p76 NELSON John P WI 1st Inf Co C Residence Norway Township Racine County Wisconsin Civil War Age 25 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 6 Sep 1861 at Burlington Wisconsin Mustered at Milwaukee Wisconsin 8 Oct 1861 Private Deserted from a hospital at Louisville Kentucky on 21 Apr 1863 Restored to duty 8 Dec 1863 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 2 red book vol 7 NELSON John R WI 1st Inf Co C Residence Burlington Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 26 Gray eyes light hair light complexion 6 Drafted Private Joined C Company 25 Dec 1863 Mustered out at Milwaukee Wisconsin in October 1864 expiration of term of service Sources WHS Series 1200 box 1 red book vol 7 NELSON John S WI 2nd Cav Co A Born 1842 Civil War Enlisted 1861 Discharged 1865 Post war Died at age 87 on 22 Feb 1934 Buried in Riverside Cemetery Pierre South Dakota north annex lot 17 section F grave 6 Sources SDSHS WPA Veterans Graves Registration Hughes County NELSON Jonas From Meraker Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived at Arlington South Dakota Sources Ulvestad p312 NELSON Julius IL 23rd Inf Co F Consolidated Residence Chicago Cook County Illinois Born in Norway Civil War Laborer Age 31 Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 6 Enlisted for one year on 11 Mar 1865 at Chicago and mustered there the same day Private Deserted 28 Mar 1865 from Camp Fry Illinois Sources ILSA reel 17 p41 NELSON Knud WI 46th Inf Co A Residence Jordan Green County Wisconsin Enlistment credited to Argyle Lafayette County Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 30 Unmarried Blue eyes brown hair dark complexion 5 8 Enlisted for one year on 13 Feb 1865 at Monroe Green County and mustered 16 Feb 1865 at Madison Wisconsin Bounty 100 Private On detached service to Brigade Headquarters since 20 Jun 1865 Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville Tennessee Sources WHS Series 1200 box 186 2 17 red book vol 51 NELSON Knud WI 3rd Inf Co I Residence Amherst Portage County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 37 Blue eyes brown hair dark complexion 5 8 Drafted Enrolled for one year on 22 Sep 1864 at La Crosse Wisconsin Mustered there the same day Private Discharged from the service 9 Jun 1865 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 12 2 red book vol 9 p182 NELSON Knud TX 11th Inf Co E CSA Born Knud Andersen Reierselmoen on 10 Aug 1838 at Froland Norway Civil War Enlisted for one year on 8 Feb 1862 at Canton Van Zandt County Texas Private From 24 Jun to 14 Jul 1862 he was absent on a detail to Van Zandt County to procure arms Died of measles on 13 Aug 1862 in hospital at Tyler Texas Sources Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces by C A Clausen amp Derwood Johnson publ in Norwegian American Studies volume 25 Northfield Minnesota p114 www borgerkrigen info NELSON Knud WI 46th Inf Co A Residence Argyle Lafayette County Wisconsin Enlistment credited to Jordan Green County Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 19 Married Blue eyes dark hair fair complexion 5 7 Enlisted for one year on 2 Feb 1865 at Monroe Green County and mustered 13 Feb 1865 at Madison Wisconsin Bounty 100 33 33 paid Private On detached service at Florence Alabama since 29 Aug 1865 Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville Tennessee Sources WHS Series 1200 box 186 2 13 17 red book vol 51 NELSON Knud WI 15th Inf Co H Residence Leeds Centre Columbia County Wisconsin Born in Voss Norway Civil War Age 28 Enlisted for three years on 21 Nov 1861 at Leeds Centre and mustered at Madison Wisconsin 13 Feb 1862 Private Captured by the enemy at New Hope Church Georgia 27 May 1864 Died of scurvy in Andersonville Prison 30 Jul 1864 Buried there in grave 4289 Sources WHS Series 1200 boxes 76 10 259 2 red book vol 20 p118 Buslett p569 Ager p310 Gjertveit Ulvestad p312 GPO p145 Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison Atwater List publ 1865 Horveid Knut Nilsen Nilson Knud Nilsen Knut NELSON Knudt From Hadeland Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived at Hayfield County Wisconsin Sources Ulvestad p312 NELSON Knute WI 4th Inf Co B Residence Christiana Township Dane County Wisconsin Born Knud Helgesen Kvilekval on 2 Feb 1842 at Evanger Voss Hordaland Norway son of Helge Knudsen Styve and Ingeborg Haldorsdatter Kvilekval who never married Knud came to America with his mother on Bjørgvin which sailed from Bergen about 12 May 1849 and arrived in New York on 6 Jul 1849 They came to Chicago where he sold newspapers to help support himself and his mother Moved to the Skoponong settlement in Walworth County Wisconsin His mother was married there in the Fall of 1850 to Nils Olsen Grotland The three came to the Deerfield settlement in Dane County Wisconsin in 1853 Knud entered Albion Academy Dane County in 1858 Civil War Age 18 Enlisted 2 July 1861 or May 1861 at Racine Wisconsin Mustered the same day Private Assigned to Company B Wounded and taken prisoner in the siege at Port Hudson Louisiana 14 Jun 1863 He remained a prisoner until the place surrendered on 9 Jul 1863 Promoted to Corporal Discharged from the service 14 Jul 1864 his term having expired Post war Studied law Admitted to the bar in 1867 He was married on 22 Jan 1868 to Nicholina Maria Olsdatter Jacobsen 1846 1922 at Christiana Dane County Elected to the Wisconsin state legislature in 1868 He moved his family to Alexandria Douglas County Minnesota in 1871 Homesteaded 120 acres of farm land Six children Elected to the US Congress in 1882 and served three terms Elected Governor of Minnesota in 1892 Became United States Senator and served five terms 1895 to 1923 Died 28 Apr 1923 on board a train from Washington to Minnesota Sources Memorial address to the Senate by Senator Henrik Shipstead of Minnesota Ulvestad p264 History of the Scandinavians in the United States by O N Nelson publ in Minneapolis 1893 pp 488 510 ONI p61 photo Lonn p159 DCHS 1890 Veterans Census card file Naeseth Hedberg 49 1228 NELSON Knute B See NIELSON Knute 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 NELSON Lars MN 10th Inf Co D Residence Kenyon Goodhue County Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 26 Mustered 18 Aug 1862 Private Discharged from the service at Fort Goodhue Minnesota on 13 May 1863 Sources MCIW NELSON Lars WI 15th Inf Co C Residence Raymond Racine County Wisconsin Born in Denmark Civil War Age 21 Farmer Blue eyes light hair fair complexion 5 3 Enlisted for three years at Waterford Wisconsin 15 Nov 1861 and mustered at Madison Wisconsin 2 Dec 1861 Private Sick at Mississippi River Island No 10 on 10 Jun 1862 Taken prisoner at Stone s River Tennessee Exchanged Sick in Chattanooga Tennessee 28 Jan 1863 and died there of chronic diarrhea on 3 Dec 1863 Buried in Chattanooga National Cemetery section D grave 890 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 5 18 red book vol 20 p48 Buslett p423 Ager p299 Nielsen Lars NELSON Lars WI 15th Inf Co H Residence Neenah Winnebago County Wisconsin Born in Denmark Civil War Age 20 Unmarried Miller Blue eyes dark hair dark complexion 5 6 Enlisted for three years on 22 Dec 1861 at Neenah and mustered at Madison Wisconsin 13 Feb 1862 Private Died of disease in hospital at Nashville Tennessee 25 Feb 1863 Buried in the National Cemetery at Nashville section E grave 875 Sources WHS Series 1200 boxes 76 10 77 8 red book vol 20 p118 Buslett p569 Ager p310 Ulvestad p313 Meeker Nilson Lars Nielson Lars NELSON Lars WI 16th Inf Co K Residence Grafton Ozaukee County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Age 30 Farmer Married Enlisted for three years on 24 Sep 1861 at Port Washington Wisconsin Mustered 26 Nov 1861 Private Wounded at Shiloh Discharged from the service for disability on 16 Aug 1862 at Milwaukee Wisconsin Sources WHS Series 1200 box 80 12 red book vol 21 p214 RWV2 p33 NELSON Lars Residence Fertile Minnesota From Voss Norway Spanish American War Sergeant Died in the Philippines Buried in Fertile Sources Ulvestad p260 NELSON Lars WI 38th Inf Co E Residence West Lisbon Juneau County Wisconsin Enlistment credited to Port Washington Ozaukee County Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 41 Married Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 8 Enlisted for three years on 30 Mar 1864 at Milwaukee Wisconsin Mustered 18 May 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Private Wounded in action near Poplar Grove Church 30 Sep 1864 Discharged for disability 20 Feb 1865 at Carver General Hospital Sources WHS Series 1200 box 170 13 red book vol 43 NELSON Lauritz US Navy Born 26 Mar 1860 in Norway Spanish American War Sailmaker s Mate Awarded the Medal of Honor On board the U S S Nashville during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos Cuba on 11 May 1898 facing the heavy fire of the enemy Nelson displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action Sources America s Medal of Honor Recipients Publ 1977 pp 362 1015 NELSON Lewis WI 10th Inf Co G Residence Springfield Jackson County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Age 19 Unmarried Farmer Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 9 Enlisted for three years on 7 Sep 1861 at Black River Falls Wisconsin Mustered 5 Oct 1861 at Milwaukee Wisconsin Private Killed in action on 8 Oct 1862 at Chaplin Hills Kentucky in the battle of Perryville Sources WHS Series 1200 box 48 15 red book vol 15 WLCW p47 Love p1073 NELSON Lewis WI 15th Inf Co B Residence Cambridge Dane County Wisconsin Born Lewis Nelsen Bolstad on 2 Sep 1842 in Voss Norway Civil War Age 19 Unmarried Blue eyes brown hair dark complexion 5 8 Farmer Enlisted for three years on 11 Oct 1861 at Madison Wisconsin and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861 Private Wounded in Battle at Stone s River Tennessee 31 Dec 1862 and sent to Nashville Tennessee Wounded and taken prisoner at Chickamauga Georgia 20 Sep 1863 Exchanged Killed at battle of Kenesaw Mountain Bald Knob Georgia 28 Jun 1864 Buried in National Cemetery at Marietta Georgia section G grave 1449 Memorial stone is in East Koshkonong church cemetery bearing his name and dates 2 Sep 1842 28 Jun 1864 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 4 18 red book vol 20 p 34 Buslett p392 Ulvestad p312 Ager p274 photo p296 RWV p809 Gjertveit VGC cemetery file Hedberg Nielson Lewis Nilson Lewis Bolstad Lewis NELSON Lewis A WI 5th Inf Co G Residence Lewis Clark County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 19 Gray eyes light hair light complexion 5 7½ Enlisted for one year on 29 Aug 1864 at Albion Wisconsin Mustered 13 Sep 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Enlistment bounty 100 Recruit Private Absent sick at the time of muster out of his company Sources WHS Series 1200 boxes 19 26 1 red book vol 10b p280 NELSON Lewis F US 13th Inf Residence Iowa Civil War Sources ISW VI p 18 NELSON Lewis G WI 15th Inf Co D Residence Oconomowoc Waukesha County Wisconsin Born Lars Gunnarsen Naas on the Naas farm in Drangedal Telemark Norway on 9 May 1841 Came to America on the Æolus which sailed from Kragerø Telemark and reached New York on 4 Sep 1845 He traveled with his parents Gunnar Nilson Naas and Aasborg Oline Tykesdatter Naas They settled in the Rock River Settlement in Dodge County Wisconsin From age 17 until he went to war he worked as a clerk in a manufacturing business Civil War Age 20 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 30 Oct 1861 at Oconomowoc Wisconsin and mustered at Madison Wisconsin on 8 Dec 1861 Designated First Sergeant on 1 Jan 1862 Commissioned First Lieutenant at Mississippi River Island No 10 on 2 May 1862 with rank from 20 April At age 21 he became Regimental Quartermaster Officer 24 Nov 1862 Was left behind with the supply train at Nashville Tennessee in December 1862 Was named acting Adjutant on 1 May 1863 Was promoted to Adjutant on 3 Jun 1863 effective from 27 May Was put on detached service and assigned as Aide de Camp on the Brigade staff to Brigadier Stab Named Adjutant of the regiment on 3 Jun 1863 On leave of absence from 23 Oct 1863 Served as acting Captain on 1 Aug 1864 with special service as Provost Marshall Fought at Chickamauga and in the East Tennessee campaigns Promoted to Captain on 15 Sep 1864 at Atlanta Georgia commanding D Company succeeding Albert Skofstad who resigned Mustered out with D Company at Chattanooga Tennessee on 13 Feb 1865 Post war He operated a successful business in Kasson Minnesota Married three times first in 1870 to Mary E Lee who died in 1884 They had one daughter Married second to Hattie E Barlow in 1886 She died in 1888 Married third in 1890 to Etta M Dibble They had one daughter In 1890 he was living in Kasson Dodge County Minnesota In 1893 he was living in Owatonna Minnesota Died 21 Aug 1907 Sources WHS Series 1200 boxes 76 2 6 78 1 3 79 2 red book vol 20 p2 56 Nelson p512 Buslett p434 photo Ulvestad p256 Ager p271 photo p290 300 Gjertveit Naeseth 45 1212 History of the Scandinavians in the United States by O N Nelson Publ in Minneapolis 1893 p 511 Meeker Nilson Lewis Naas Lars NELSON Louis WI 6th Inf Co B Residence Martell Pierce County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 37 Married Gray eyes light brown hair dark complexion 5 4 Drafted Enrolled for one year and mustered on 3 Nov 1864 at La Crosse Wisconsin Private Joined Company B on 5 Dec 1864 Took part in the battles of Gravelly Run Virginia 31 Mar 1865 and Five Forks Virginia 1 2 Apr 1865 Was at the surrender of General Lee s army Discharged from the service 14 Jul 1865 at Jeffersonville Indiana Sources WHS red book vol 11 p46 Nelson Lewis NELSON Magnus WI 50th Inf Co K Residence Frankford Pepin County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Laborer Age 26 Blue eyes sandy hair florid complexion 5 9 Enlisted for one year on 10 Apr 1865 at La Crosse Wisconsin Mustered there the same day Bounty 100 33 33 paid Private Transferred to this unit from WI 53rd Inf Sources WHS Series 1200 box 195 11 13 NELSON Marshall WI 28th Inf Co C Residence Summit Waukesha County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Unmarried Age 19 Blue eyes sandy hair light complexion 5 9 slim build Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Oconomowoc Wisconsin Mustered 13 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee Wisconsin Private Discharged for disability on 12 Jul 1863 at Helena Arkansas Post war In April 1882 a man named Marshall Nelson of Oconomowoc Waukesha County was granted a pension of 8 a month because of chronic diarrhea resulting in debilitation of his liver stomach and kidneys Sources WHS Series 1200 box 132 5 14 red book vol 33 Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1 1883 living in Wisconsin Park Genealogical Books Roseville Minnesota publ 1998 NELSON Martin WI 43rd Inf Co I Residence Primrose Dane County Wisconsin Born in Trondhjem Norway Civil War Farmer Age 18 Unmarried Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 6 Enlisted for one year on 3 Sep 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Mustered 12 Sep 1864 at Milwaukee Wisconsin Bounty 100 33 33 paid Private Mustered out with his company on 24 Jun 1865 at Nashville Tennessee Post war Lived at Bellingham Washington Sources WHS Series 1200 box 178 10 red book vol 48 blue book 49 Ulvestad p312 NELSON Martin S WI 6th Inf Co C Residence Hartford Washington County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 26 Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 9 Private Volunteer re enlistment for three years on 28 Feb 1864 at Culpepper Virginia Bounty 400 Re mustered 29 Feb 1864 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 27 15 NELSON Mathias WI 14th Inf Residence Bergin Vernon County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 30 Blue eyes light hair sandy complexion 5 7 Drafted Enrolled for one year on 21 Sep 1864 at La Crosse Wisconsin Mustered there the same day Private Last paid as a member of WI 17th Inf Co A Discharged from the service 2 Jun 1865 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 87 14 red book vol 22 p20 NELSON Mathias IL 41st Inf Co C Residence Wapella De Witt County Illinois Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 28 Unmarried Brown eyes light hair light complexion 5 8 Enlisted for three years on 5 Aug 1861 at Decatur Illinois Mustered there the same day Private Died 16 Oct 1861 at Paducah Kentucky Sources ILSA reel 4 p 11 NELSON Melius F From Bergen Norway Spanish American War Private Post war Lived at Wegdahl Minnesota Sources Ulvestad p312 NELSON Melvin WI Hv Arty Co D Residence Kenosha Kenosha County Wisconsin Civil War Age 18 Enlisted for three years on 17 Sep 1863 Private Sources WHS Series 1200 box 245 5 NELSON N E Civil War Private Wounded Post war Lived at Wood Wisconsin Sources Ulvestad p312 NELSON N F Spanish American War Private Post war Lived in Muskegon Michigan Sources Ulvestad p312 NELSON N T See NELSON Tosten NELSON Neil NY 178th Inf Civil War Private Sources NY Archives CW Index vol 12 NELSON Neil WI 49th Inf Co B Residence Necedah Juneau County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 37 Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 9½ Enlisted for one year on 17 Feb 1865 at Madison Mustered 22 Feb 1865 at Madison Bounty 100 33 33 paid Private Died of typhoid fever at post hospital St Louis Missouri on 30 Sep 1865 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 193 4 13 16 20 Love p1121 NELSON Nels MN 3rd Inf Co A Residence Plainview Wabashaw County Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 25 Enrolled 3 Sep 1864 Mustered 5 Sep 1864 Recruit Private Discharged from the service by order 23 Jul 1865 Sources MINN p125 MCIW p180 NELSON Nels Residence Mission Illinois Civil War Private Killed in the Battle of Murfreesboro Tennessee Stone s River 31 Dec 1862 2 Jan 1863 Sources Ulvestad p312 NELSON Nels IL 20th Inf Co G Residence Kankakee Kankakee County Illinois Born in Cherdamstad Sweden Civil War Age 25 Laborer Unmarried Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 8½ Enlisted for three years on 13 Jun 1861 at Joliet Illinois and mustered there the same day Private Re enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 Sources ILSA reel two p 79 NELSON Nels Civil War Private Post war Lived at Colman South Dakota Sources Ulvestad p312 NELSON Nels From Holden Prestegjeld Norway Civil War Private Post war Died in Brown County Wisconsin in 1877 Sources Ulvestad p312 NELSON Nels From Biri Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived at Ashton South Dakota Sources Ulvestad p312 NELSON Nels MN 12th Inf Co H Residence Madelia Minnesota Born in Norway Spanish American War Age 20 Enrolled and mustered 29 Jun 1898 at St James Minnesota Private Mustered out 5 Nov 1898 at New Ulm Minnesota Sources MSAW p177 NELSON Nels MN 4th Inf Co I Residence Rice County Minnesota Born in Gjerpen Telemark Norway on 18 Apr 1842 son of Mathias Nielsen Kolkind and Maria Anne Nielsdatter Came to Pine Lake Wisconsin Civil War Age 19 Enrolled 27 Oct 1861 Mustered 23 Dec 1861 Private Died of typhoid fever on 12 Jul 1862 in Farmington Mississippi Buried in the Corinth Union National Cemetery Sources MINN p217 MCIW p239 Naeseth 47 730 Ulvestad p312 Nielsen Niels Kolkind Niels Nielsen NELSON Nels MN Indian War Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862 The Scandinavian Guards organized in Nicollet County Minnesota 27 Aug 1862 and served in that county 21 days Private Sources MCIW p807 NELSON Nels WI Lt Arty 8th Battery Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 19 Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 9 His attempt to re enlist as a veteran in this battery was rejected because of no evidence of his original muster in His entry on the roll was red lined His name appears nowhere else in the Eighth Battery records in the Wisconsin Archives Sources WHS Series 1200 box 239 3 NELSON Nels WI 3rd Inf Co F Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 18 Unmarried Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 5 Substitute Enrolled for one year on 29 Aug 1864 at Janesville Wisconsin as a substitute for W Irving Hartshorn of Clinton Rock County Wisconsin Mustered at Janesville the same day Private Engaged in the siege of Savannah Chesterfield Robertsville South Carolina Aversville Bentonville North Carolina Discharged from the service 8 Jun 1865 Sources WHS Series 1200 boxes 19 259 13 red book vol 9 p126 Nilson Nils NELSON Nels WI 4th Inf Co A Civil War Private Post war Buried at Amherst Wisconsin stone reads 6 Oct 1833 17 Aug 1896 Sources Wisconsin Cemetery Records Hedberg NELSON Nels WI 7th Inf Co D Residence New Diggings Lafayette County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Laborer Age 24 Blue eyes brown hair light complexion 5 9 Enrolled for one year and mustered on 2 Mar 1865 at Boscobel Wisconsin as a substitute for James Vipond New Diggings Lafayette County Wisconsin Private Discharged from the service 7 Jun 1865 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 33 13 red book vol 12 p60 NELSON Nels WI 7th Inf Co C Residence Raymond Racine County Wisconsin Civil War Age 22 Enlisted for one year and mustered on 13 Dec 1864 at Milwaukee Wisconsin Private Discharged from the service 3 Jul 1865 Sources WHS red book vol 12 p46 NELSON Nels WI 15th Inf Co D Residence Spring Prairie Adams County Wisconsin Civil War Age 22 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 23 Nov 1861 at Spring Prairie and mustered on 8 Dec 1861 at Madison Wisconsin Private Killed at Stone s River Tennessee 31 Dec 1862 Buried in National Cemetery there section H grave 98 Sources WHS Series 1200 boxes 76 6 77 8 78 3 red book vol 20 p62 Buslett p452 Ulvestad p312 Ager p302 Nels Nels NELSON Nels WI 27th Inf Co H Residence Christiania Dane County Wisconsin Born in Sogndal Sogn Norway One source says Lister Norway He was a brother of Erik Nilsen Barsnes Came to America on 19 Jul 1861 Civil War Farmer Age 26 Blue

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