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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'PEA'
    Tailor Age 30 Unmarried Enlisted 7 Jun 1861 at Camp Moore Louisiana Private Died Sep 1862 Sources www borgerkrigen info PAU PED 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 P

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'PED'
    in New York on 26 Jul 1849 They came to Jedfferson County Wisconsin and moved about 1854 to Martell Township Pierce County Civil War Age 19 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 11 Nov 1861 at Martell and mustered at Madison Wisconsin 13 Dec 1861 Private Was with the provision transport from Stevenson Alabama in October 1863 Mustered out with Company G on 13 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga Tennessee Post war He was married on 25 Apr 1869 to Karen Olsdatter Jahr Six children Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 9 red book vol 20 p104 Buslett p542 Ager p279 photo p313 Ulvestad p322 Naeseth Hedberg 49 1863 PEDERSON Amund Born Amund Pedersen Lillelien in Sondre Gausdal Gudbrandsdalen Oppland Norway on 13 Apr 1847 son of Peder Torgersen Lillilien and Anne Johannesdatter Solberg He came to America with his parents and siblings in 1848 They came from Østre Gausdal Oppland to Lebanon Township Dodge County Wisconsin and moved later to St Lawrence Township Waupaca County Civil War Post war Married 1870 to Anne Christine Christoffersdatter Seven children He died at St Lawrence 1902 Sources Ulvestad p 271 Naeseth 48 1821 Wesley Amund Vestli Amund PEDERSON Anders NY 1st Inf Co I Residence New York New York Civil War Private Sources Rygg p47 NY Archives CW Index vol 12 PEDERSON Anders WI 15th Inf Co H Residence Cast Iron East Troy Walworth County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Age 18 Farmer Brown eyes sandy hair light complexion 5 6½ Enlisted for three years on 3 Feb 1864 at Madison Wisconsin and mustered there on 17 Feb 1864 Private Joined H Company at Strawberry Plains Virginia 31 Mar 1864 Sick in the Division hospital 17 Aug 1864 Sent to hospital on 4 Oct 1864 Heard from at Nashville Tennessee Temporarily assigned to the Wisconsin 24th Infantry on 13 Feb 1865 Transferred to Company I of the Wisconsin 13th Infantry on 10 Jun 1865 Mustered out on 29 Jul 1865 at Prairie du Chien Wisconsin Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 13 red book vol 20 p118 Buslett p571 photo Ager p279 photo p310 Meeker PEDERSON Andrew US Navy Civil War Served two years 11 months 19 days Post war In 1890 he was living in Norway township Traill County North Dakota Sources 1890 Veterans and Widows Census North Dakota No 123 roll 59 PEDERSON Arel WI 15th Inf Co K Residence Worth Iowa From Kristiania Oslo Norway Civil War Age 19 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 18 Jan 1862 in Freeborn County Minnesota Mustered 11 Feb 1862 at Madison Wisconsin Designated Corporal on 1 Feb 1862 Was on Military Police duty in October 1862 Sick in Nashville Tennessee in December 1862 Taken prisoner at Chickamauga Georgia 20 Sep 1863 and died of chronic diarrhea in Andersonville prison 3 Jul 1864 Buried there in grave 2847 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 12 red book vol 20 p140 Buslett p639 Ulvestad p265 321 Ager p319 Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison Atwater List publ 1865 Peterson Axel Pederson Arel PEDERSON Arne WI 6th Inf Co B Residence Whitestown Vernon County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Married Age 35 Blue eyes light hair flush complexion 5 6 Drafted Enrolled for one year and mustered on 21 Sep 1864 at La Crosse Wisconsin Private Joined Company B on 27 Nov 1864 Took part in the battles of Hatcher s Run Virginia 6 7 Feb 1865 Gravelly Run Virginia 31 Mar 1865 Five Forks Virginia 1 2 Apr 1865 He was at the surrender of General Lee s army 9 Apr 1865 Discharged from the service 8 Jun 1865 at Washington DC Sources WHS Series 1200 box 27 14 red book vol 11 p46 PEDERSON Christopher WI 15th Inf Co G Residence Monroe Green County Wisconsin Civil War Age 29 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 12 Nov 1861 at Monroe and mustered at Madison Wisconsin 9 Dec 1861 Private Discharged from the service for disability due to disease at Cincinnati Ohio 11 Aug 1862 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 9 red book vol 20 p104 Buslett p542 Ager p313 Ulvestad p321 Jayne Overgard of Grass Valley California writing on Rootsweb com says this soldier enlisted a second time as Christopher Peterson See Peterson Christopher WI 25th Inf Co D PEDERSON Christopher From Hedemarken Norway Civil War Private Post war Died in Norse Texas before 1907 Sources Ulvestad p321 PEDERSON Elias WI 15th Inf Co D Residence Portage City Columbia County Wisconsin Civil War Age 18 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 27 Nov 1861 at Portage City and mustered at Madison Wisconsin 8 Dec 1861 Private Sick in hospital at Mound City Illinois 6 Apr 1862 On 3 Jun 1862 he was listed as being sick and on furlough Died while at his home in Portage City on 10 Jun 1862 Company clerk wrote on the muster roll that there had been no official notice of Pederson s death but that a private letter had been received that said so Sources WHS Series 1200 boxes 76 6 77 3 78 3 red book vol 20 p62 Buslett p454 Ager p302 Pedersen Ellis Peterson Elias PEDERSON Ellef WI 15th Inf Co A Residence Chicago Illinois Civil War Age 29 Unmarried Enlisted 11 Oct 1861 Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison Wisconsin Private Transferred from Company I 7 Apr 1862 Sick in hospital in Mound City Illinois in 1862 Given leave from there on 3 Jun 1862 Was sick in hospital at Bowling Green 17 Sep 1862 Discharged from the service in Louisville Kentucky 28 Jul 1863 for disability Sources WHS Series 1200 boxes 76 3 77 3 red book vol 20 p 20 Buslett p365 Meeker Ager p293 Peterson Eller PEDERSON Erick Civil War Post war An Erick Pederson 1835 1873 cemetery stone bearing a GAR emblem is in Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery Sect II Row 5 Scandinavia Waupaca County Wisconsin Sources KJR USGenWeb Archives by Geraldine Trinrud PEDERSON Ever WI 48th

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'PEE'
    Missouri and mustered there the same day Private Re enlisted on 1 Jan 1864 at Scottsboro Alabama and mustered in the field that day Killed in the battle before Atlanta Georgia on 3 Aug 1864 Sources ILSA reel two p83 85 PED PER 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

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'PER'
    Private Musician Sick in hospital at Bowling Green Kentucky in September 1862 Discharged from there on 9 Jan 1863 for disease Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 4 red book vol 20 p 36 Buslett p396 RWV p809 PEE PET 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 'PET'
    I Residence Princeton Bureau County Illinois Born in Sweden Civil War Age 29 Farmer Unmarried Blue eyes brown hair light complexion 5 8¼ Enlisted for three years on 24 Jul 1861 Private Re enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Vale Mills Tennessee and mustered on 14 Jan 1864 at Pulaski Tennessee Discharged 10 Jul 1865 at Louisville Kentucky Sources ILSA reel one p 109 111 PETERSON Gustav IL 33rd Inf Co I Residence Galesburg Knox County Illinois Born in Sweden Civil War Age 34 Farmer Blue eyes light hair fair complexion 6 3 Enlisted for three years on 3 Jan 1864 at Chicago and mustered there on 14 Jan 1864 Private Recruit transferred here from IL 72nd Inf on 17 Jul 1865 Mustered out 24 Nov 1865 at Vicksburg Mississippi Sources ILSA reel three p 56 PETERSON Gustav IL 36th Inf Co A Residence Fairview Fulton County Illinois Born in Sweden Civil War Age 33 Sailor Gray eyes dark hair dark complexion 5 3½ Enrolled for one year on 20 Oct 1864 at Mt Sterling Illinois and mustered there the same day Substitute for John Stones Private Mustered out 8 Oct 1865 at New Orleans Louisiana Sources ILSA reel three p 50 PETERSON Guthsom KS Civil War Private Sources Adjutant General s report of 1907 8 vol 4 p27 On microfilm Kansas Historical Society Topeka Kansas PETERSON Halvor WI 30th Inf Co D Residence Martell Pierce County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 35 Married Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 10 Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Martell Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison Wisconsin Private Sick in Sioux City Iowa 21 Sep 1863 Sick in Quincy Illinois 26 Nov 1864 Discharged from the service for chronic rheumatism on 31 Mar 1865 at Quincy Post war He was granted a pension of 6 a month because of his chronic rheumatism In 1897 he was living at Lawton Pierce County Wisconsin Sources WHS Series 1200 box 140 13 red book vol 35 Larsen p57 Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1 1883 living in Wisconsin Park Genealogical Books Roseville Minnesota publ 1998 PETERSON Hans See PETERSON John PETERSON Hans MN 1st Inf Co F Residence not shown Born in Norway Civil War Age not shown Enrolled 14 Feb 1862 Mustered the same day Private Wounded at Savage Station Killed 15 Oct 1863 at Bristow Station Virginia Sources MINN p43 MCIW p59 PETERSON Hans IA 38th Inf Co D Residence Glenwood Iowa Born in Norway Civil War Age 30 Private Enlisted 18 Aug 1862 Mustered 27 Sep 1862 Private Died of disease 14 Jul 1863 Vicksburg Mississippi Sources ISW V p907 PETERSON Hans MN Indian War Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862 The Scandinavian Guards organized in Nicollet County 27 Aug 1862 and served in that county 21 days Private Sources MCIW p808 PETERSON Hans Civil War Post war Buried at Saxeville Wisconsin stone reads 5 Dec 1840 8 Feb 1916 Sources Wisconsin Cemetery Records PETERSON Hans WI 17th Inf Co B Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 19 Blue eyes brown hair fair complexion 5 8½ Enrolled for one year on 10 Oct 1864 at Janesville Wisconsin as a substitute for Janies Haynes of Perry Dane County Wisconsin Private Post war A veteran named Hans Peterson lived in Moscow Township Freeborn County Minnesota after the war Sources WHS Series 1200 box 87 13 FCHS PETERSON Hans WI 38th Inf Co C Residence Pine River Waushara County Wisconsin Born in Denmark Civil War Age 23 Farmer Unmarried Blue eyes brown hair light complexion 5 7 Enlisted for three years on 25 Mar 1864 at Leon Wisconsin Mustered 15 Apr 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Private Sources WHS red book vol 43 PETERSON Hans WI 22nd Inf Co K Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 43 Blue eyes brown hair light complexion 5 9½ Drafted from Richland Richland County Wisconsin and enrolled for one year on 26 Sep 1864 Private This unit in North Carolina was ordered on 30 Apr 1865 to move to Camp Randall Madison Wisconsin to become the camp s permanent guard Nothing known about him further than on Garrison duty at Madison Never joined Regt Sources WHS Series 1200 box 254 1 PETERSON Hans J WI 22nd Inf Co H Residence Mt Pleasant Racine County Wisconsin Born in Denmark Civil War Farmer Unmarried Age 23 Blue eyes brown hair light complexion 5 8½ Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Mt Pleasant Mustered 1 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley Racine Wisconsin Private Mustered out 12 Jun 1865 at Washington DC Sources WHS Series 1200 box 111 14 red book vol 27 PETERSON Hans P A MN 3rd Inf Co D Residence not shown Born in Norway Civil War Age 18 Enrolled 12 Oct 1861 Mustered 4 Nov 1861 Private Re enlisted 1 Jan 1864 Discharged from the service with his regiment 2 Sep 1865 Sources MINN p138 MCIW p185 PETERSON Hendrick MN 3rd Inf Co D Residence Freeborn County Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 42 Enrolled 3 Oct 1861 Mustered 4 Nov 1861 Corporal Promoted to Sergeant Discharged from the service on expiration of term 14 Nov 1864 Hendrick s son August had enlisted in the MN 4th Inf Co F When they met at Fort Snelling Hendrick had August transferred to the 3rd Post war Hendrick Peterson died 12 Oct 1870 at age 52 and is buried in West Freeborn Lutheran Cemetery Freeborn County Sources MINN p136 MCIW p185 FCHS Albert Lea GAR PETERSON Henry MN Lt Arty 2nd Battery Residence not shown Born in Norway Civil War Age 31 Enrolled 26 Aug 1862 Mustered 22 Dec 1863 sic Recruit Private Discharged from the service with the Battery 16 Aug 1865 Sources MINN p798 MCIW p668 PETERSON Henry WI 11th Inf Co K Residence Winchester Winnebago County Wisconsin Born 28 Jan 1849 in Tuddal Telemark Norway a son of Sven Peterson Civil War Farmer Unmarried Age 18 He was actually 15 and may have been the youngest infantry rifleman in the war Blue eyes light hair fair complexion 5 11 Enlisted for three years on 22 Feb 1864 at Green Bay Wisconsin Mustered there the same day Bounty 300 Volunteer recruit Private Took part with the WI 23rd Inf in General Banks Red River campaign in 1864 Took part in the siege and capture of Fort Blakely Alabama 9 Apr 1865 Suffered dysentery and chronic diarrhea April through June 1865 Discharged 4 Sep 1865 Post war On 2 Jan 1869 he married Anne Twito 1849 1943 Lived in Minnesota for ten years then in the Dakotas Nebraska Colorado and eventually in Lake Mills Winnebago County Iowa Granted pension which eventually reached 50 per month Died 16 Nov 1925 in Lake Mills Buried at North Lutheran Cemetery Lake Mills Sources WHS Series 1200 box 52 13 red book vol 16 p204 Discharge certificate death certificate pension drop certificate and newspaper article all furnished by Hamlet A Peterson Rochester Minnesota PETERSON Herman DT 1st Cav Co A Born 12 Mar 1846 in Norway Indian War Age 16 Enrolled 20 Oct 1862 at Vermillion Dakota Territory Private Served in the Sioux campaigns Discharged from the service 25 Dec 1865 at Vermillion Post war Died 12 Aug 1919 of paralysis at age 73 at Vermillion Buried there in Clay Creek Cemetery Sources SDSHS WPA Veterans Graves Registration Clay County PETERSON Herman WI 15th Inf Co B Residence Spring Prairie Dane County Wisconsin Civil War Age 28 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 31 Oct 1861 at Madison Wisconsin and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861 Private Was in Pioneer Corps in November 1862 Died of Disease at Chattanooga Tennessee 11 Jun 1864 Buried in National Cemetery Chattanooga section 6 grave 51 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 4 red book vol 20 p 34 Buslett p396 Ager p297 RWV p809 PETERSON Holden IA 27th Inf Co K Residence Mitchell Iowa Born in Norway Civil War Age 31 Enlisted 20 Aug 1862 Mustered 9 Sep 1862 Private Mustered out 8 Aug 1865 Clinton Iowa Sources ISW III p1199 PETERSON Ingebrit WI 46th Inf Co C Residence Mt Sterling Crawford County Wisconsin Enlistment credited to Union Rock County Born 8 Oct 1826 in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 42 Married Blue eyes dark hair dark complexion 5 3 Enlisted for one year on 16 Feb 1865 at Madison Wisconsin and mustered there on 23 Feb 1865 Bounty 100 33 33 paid Private Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville Tennessee Post war Died 16 Mar 1889 at Howard South Dakota at age 62 and is buried in Belleview Lutheran cemetery at Howard lot 127 grave 2 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 186 4 19 red book vol 51 SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records Miner County Pederson Engebrith PETERSON Isaac WI 29th Inf Co I Residence Ashippun Dodge County Wisconsin Civil War Age 21 Enlisted for three years on 12 Aug 1862 at Hartford Wisconsin Mustered 27 Sep 1862 at Madison Wisconsin Private Died of chronic diarrhea on 30 Oct 1863 at New Orleans Louisiana Sources WHS red book vol 34 PETERSON Iver WI 25th Inf Co K Residence Bloomingdal Vernon County Wisconsin Born 13 Mar 1842 in Biri Norway Came to America in 1859 to Westby Vernon County Civil War Farmer Unmarried Age 20 Blue eyes brown hair light complexion 6 1 Enlisted for three years on 13 Aug 1862 at Viroqua Wisconsin Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse Wisconsin Private Regiment first sent to the frontier to protect settlers from the Sioux In 1863 the regiment was sent to Columbus Kentucky and into the Siege of Vicksburg At his mustering out his company commander wrote that he Joined the company at the organization at La Crosse Wis and has been with the co every day since that time in all the Skirmishes and Battles which the Regiment has been engaged in has never lost any duty by Sickness He has been a good and faithful soldier true to his country and the cause he fought for He was born in Norway and enlists immediately after emigrating Post war He homesteaded a farm on which he platted a village now known as Ettrick He there married Mary Nelson Five children Peterson died 29 Sep 1914 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 121 15 red book vol 30 Trempealeau Co WI Biographies History of Trempeauleau County Wisconsin 1917 p379 PETERSON J P AL 51st Cav Co I CSA Residence Perry County Alabama Born in Norway Civil War Mustered 15 Oct 1861 at Mobile Alabama Private Sent wounded to hospital 26 Nov 1863 Assigned as assistant surgeon by special orders 26 Oct 1864 Paroled at Charlotte North Carolina 3 May 1865 Sources Wheeler s Favorites by Rex Miller Publ 1991 Patrex Press Depew NY www borgerkrigen info PETERSON James IL 88th Inf Co E Residence Frankfort Will County Illinois Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 19 Unmarried Hazel eyes light hair light complexion 5 8 Enlisted for three years on 9 Aug 1862 at Chicago Illinois Mustered on 24 Aug 1862 at Chicago Private Sick with heart troubles at Chattanooga Nashville and Louisville Took part in battles at Chickamauga and Atlanta Promoted to Corporal Discharged from the service 9 Jun 1865 at Nashville Tennessee Post war Came to Hayward Township Freeborn County Minnesota after the war Joined the Albert Lea GAR post Died at age 86 at the Soldier s Home in Minneapolis in 1931 Sources ILSA reel 8 p53 FCHS Albert Lea GAR records PETERSON James WI 48th Inf Co B Residence Norway Racine County Wisconsin Born in Denmark Civil War Age 31 Cooper Blue eyes black hair fair complexion 5 7 Enlisted for one year on 16 Feb 1865 at Milwaukee Wisconsin and mustered there the same day Private Mustered out 19 Feb 1866 at Fort Leavenworth Kansas Sources WHS red book vol 53 PETERSON James P Spanish American War Post war A stone reading Peterson James P 1876 1908 is in the Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery Sect I Row 5 Scandinavia Waupaca County Wisconsin Sources USGenWeb Archives by Geraldine Trinrud PETERSON Jans Peter WI 38th Inf Co B Residence Oshkosh Winnebago County Wisconsin Born in Denmark Civil War Age 18 Farmer Unmarried Blue eyes light hair fair complexion 5 3 Enlisted for one year on 11 Sep 1864 at Oshkosh Mustered 26 Sep 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Private Joined this company 30 Sep 1864 Mustered out 2 Jun 1865 Sources WHS red book vol 43 PETERSON Jens J J WI 22nd Inf Co H Born in Denmark Civil War Age 30 Blacksmith Unmarried Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 7¾ Enlisted for three years on 5 Aug 1862 at Raymond Wisconsin Enlistment credited to Raymond Racine County Mustered at Racine Wisconsin on 1 Sep 1862 Sergeant Mustered out 12 Jun 1865 at Washington DC Post war Granted a pension of 4 a month because of a head wound Sources WHS red book vol 27 Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1 1883 living in Wisconsin Park Genealogical Books Roseville Minnesota publ 1998 PETERSON Jens P IL 44th Inf Co B Born 26 Jan 1841 in Denmark son of Peter Petersen and Christina Nelson Civil War Age 23 Enrolled 7 Oct 1864 Private Discharged from the service 25 Sep 1865 Post war Died of uremia at age 77 on 24 Jan 1919 at Vermillion South Dakota and is buried there in Bluff View Cemetery Three children survived Sources SDSHS WPA Veterans Graves Registration Clay County PETERSON John IL 33rd Inf Co K Residence Chicago Cook County Illinois Born in Norway Civil War Sailor Age 33 Gray eyes light hair light complexion 5 6 Enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Indianola Illinois Mustered there the same day Private Mustered out 24 Nov 1865 at Vicksburg Mississippi Sources ILSA reel three p 61 PETERSON John IA 13th Inf Co G Residence Winneshiek County Third Congressional District Iowa Born 7 Oct 1827 in Kongsbakken Sweden Came to America to Rhode Island in 1837 Employed as a sailor Married in 1863 to Bertha Flaskerud of Decorah Winneshiek County Iowa Civil War Age 36 Enlisted 20 Oct 1864 Mustered the same day Private Mustered out 21 Jul 1865 at Louisville Kentucky Post war Bought a farm near Ossian Winneshiek County Iowa Ten children Died 16 Oct 1910 at age 83 Sources ISW II cd p114 Flaskerud Family History by Anna Hovey and Mrs Edwin Peterson Calmar Iowa p 132 PETERSON John WI 25th Inf Co K Residence Cherburg Vernon County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Unmarried Farmer Age 25 Blue eyes brown hair fair complexion 5 9½ Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Viroqua Wisconsin Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse Wisconsin Private Discharged from the service for disease incipient phthisis pulmonary tuberculosis at Mound City Illinois on 1 Jul 1863 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 121 15 red book vol 30 PETERSON John IA 37th Inf Co C Residence Keokuk Iowa Born in Norway Civil War Age 45 Enlisted 9 Nov 1862 Mustered 27 Oct 1862 Private The 37th was known as The Graybeards and the Silver Grays The minimum age of enlistees was 45 the average age 57 the oldest was an 80 year old man from Muscatine Iowa named Curtis King The 37th was assigned guard duty at railroads around St Louis Missouri then to guard the prison in Alton Illinois and later to guard supply trains near Memphis Tennessee Their final assignment was to guard prisoners in Ohio The unit including Peterson was mustered out 24 May 1865 Davenport Iowa Sources ISW V p805 IVAL p483 PETERSON John IA 38th Inf Co D Residence Decorah Winneshiek County Iowa Born in Norway Civil War Age 18 Enlisted 18 Aug 1862 Mustered 4 Nov 1862 Private Transferred to Iowa 34th amp 38th Infantry Consolidated Company H on 1 Jan 1865 Mustered out 15 Aug 1865 Houston Texas Sources ISW V p470 907 PETERSON John IL 12th Inf Co D Residence Rock Island Rock Island County Illinois Born in Denmark Civil War Age 21 Shoemaker Gray eyes brown hair fair complexion 5 6 Enlisted for three years on 3 Feb 1864 at Rock Island and mustered 20 Mar 1864 at Chicago Illinois Private Discharged 10 Jul 1865 at Louisville Kentucky Sources ILSA reel one p85 PETERSON John WI 27th Inf Co H Civil War Age 44 Enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Enlistment credited to Black Earth Dane County Wisconsin Mustered 15 Jan 1864 at Madison Private Joined the regiment on 20 Feb 1864 assigned to Company H the next day Sick at General Hospital in Mobile Alabama since 18 Apr 1865 according to regimental report of 30 Jun 1865 Entered Barracks general hospital New Orleans 15 May 1865 Mustered out 31 May 1865 at New Orleans Louisiana Private Sources WHS Series 1200 boxes 129 10 17 130 10 131 4 14 red book vol 32 PETERSON John IL 33rd Inf Co K Residence Wyoming Stark County Illinois Born in Norway Civil War Sailor Age 31 Unmarried Gray eyes light hair light complexion 5 5 Enlisted for three years on 9 Dec 1861 Mustered 31 Dec 1861 Private Re enlisted as Veteran Sources ILSA reel three p 62 PETERSON John IL 36th Inf Co K Residence Wayne Du Page County Illinois Born in Sweden Civil War Age 33 Farmer Married Blue eyes light hair fair complexion 5 6 Enlisted for three years on 21 Sep 1861 at Wayne Mustered at Aurora Illinois Private Transferred to Veterans Reserve Corps on 17 Apr 1864 Sources ILSA reel three p 92 PETERSON John MN 1st Inf Co H Civil War Enlisted 18 Jan 1865 Private Discharged from the service Sep 1865 Post war He lived at Evansville Douglas County Minnesota Sources DCHS 1890 Veteran Census card file PETERSON John WI 17th Inf Co B Residence Hamburg Vernon County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 27 Blue eyes light brown hair flush complexion 5 8½ Enrolled for one year on 5 Oct 1864 at La Crosse Wisconsin as a substitute for Andrew Nelson of Hamburg Mustered there the same day Private Improperly assigned never reported to Co Discharged from the service 25 May 1865 at Madison Wisconsin Sources WHS Series 1200 box 87 13 red book vol 22 p38 PETERSON John MN 4th Inf Co E Civil War Enlisted December 1863 Private Discharged Aug 1865 Post war In 1890 he was living in Claremont Dodge County Minnesota Sources 1890 Veterans and Widows Census Minnesota No 123 roll 22 PETERSON John MN 5th Inf Co B Residence not shown Born in Norway Civil War Age 32 Enrolled 30 August 1864 Mustered the same day Recruit Private Discharged from the service with his regiment 6 Sep 1865 Sources MINN p239 MCIW p286 PETERSON John WI 25th Inf Co K Residence Bergen Vernon County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 37 Married Blue eyes brown hair dark complexion 5 6 Drafted Enrolled for one year and mustered on 21 Sep 1864 at La Crosse Wisconsin Private This man enlisted in this Regt and Company in Augst 1862 and was discharged for Lung Disease or Phthisis in July 1863 and in September came in again to this company Has been a good and faithful soldier Sources WHS Series 1200 box 121 13 red book vol 30 PETERSON John MN 10th Inf Co D Residence Wanamingo Goodhue County Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 22 Enrolled 22 Aug 1862 Mustered 9 Oct 1862 Private Deserted 8 Oct 1863 at Fort Snelling Minnesota Sources MINN p472 MCIW p478 PETERSON John MN 10th Inf Co E Residence Bath Township Freeborn County Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 23 Enrolled for three years on 13 Aug 1862 Mustered 13 Oct 1862 at Fort Snelling Private Sick with sun stroke at Fort Snelling Aug 1862 for chronic diarrhea at St Louis 1863 and for fever at Memphis 1864 Private Discharged from the service with his regiment 19 Aug 1865 Sources MINN p476 MCIW p479 FCHS Albert Lea GAR records Pedersen John PETERSON John WI 17th Inf Co B Residence Neenah Winnebago County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 26 Blue eyes light hair fair complexion 5 11 Enlisted 11 Feb 1862 Mustered 13 Feb 1862 Private Re enlisted for three years on 12 Feb 1864 at Vicksburg Mississippi Veteran volunteer Re mustered the same day Discharged from the service 26 Jun 1865 at Madison Wisconsin for disability due to wounds received in battle Sources WHS Series 1200 box 87 15 red book vol 22 p38 PETERSON John WI 44th Inf Co A Residence Martell Pierce County Wisconsin Enlistment credited to Hudson St Croix County Born in Norway Civil War Age 35 Farmer Unmarried Blue eyes light hair light complexion 6 1 Enlisted for one year on 28 Aug 1864 at Rush River Wisconsin Mustered 29 Sep 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Bounty 100 33 33 paid Private Mustered out on 2 Jul 1865 at Paducah Kentucky Sources WHS Series 1200 box 180 2 WHS red book vol 49 blue book PETERSON John Civil War Post war Buried at New Hope Iola Wisconsin stone reads d 6 Oct 1885 age 54 Sources Wisconsin Cemetery Records PETERSON John WI 6th Inf Co B Residence Bergen Vernon County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Married Age 37 Blue eyes brown hair dark complexion 5 6 Drafted Enrolled for one year and mustered on 21 Sep 1864 at La Crosse Wisconsin Private Joined Company B on 27 Nov 1864 Took part 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 at the surrender of General Lee s army on 9 Apr 1865 Discharged from the service 8 Jun 1865 at Washington DC Sources WHS Series 1200 box 27 14 red book vol 11 p46 Larsen PETERSON John WI 12th Inf Co G Residence Fort Howard Brown County Wisconsin Civil War Age 27 Enlisted for three years on 21 Oct 1861 at Green Bay Wisconsin Private Re enlisted for three years on 20 Dec 1863 at Natchez Mississippi Sources WHS Series 1200 box 58 10 14 PETERSON John WI 15th Inf Co I Residence Scandinavia Waupaca County Wisconsin Civil War Age 27 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 9 Dec 1861 at Scandinavia and mustered at Madison Wisconsin 20 Dec 1861 Private Sick in Stevenson Alabama 15 and 16 September 1863 Sick in the Division hospital in 1864 Mustered out with I Company at Chattanooga Tennessee 10 Feb 1865 Post war Peterson also known as Jon Maelingen died on his farm at Iola before 1894 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 11 red book vol 20 p134 Buslett p605 Ager p315 e51 PETERSON John MN 2nd Inf Co H Residence Newberg Fillmore County Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 37 Drafted Mustered 31 May 1864 Private Discharged from the service with his regiment 11 Jul 1865 Sources MINN p103 MCIW p141 History of Fillmore County publ 1912 p 146 PETERSON John Hans MN Mounted Rangers 1st Regiment Co D Residence Stearns County Minnesota Born in Mosteroen Bergens Diocese Norway Civil War Age 23 Enrolled 16 Oct 1862 Mustered 28 Oct 1862 Private Served in Indian and Civil wars Served in the 1st Minnesota Cavalry with his brothers Nils Peter and Christian Hans lived in Brooten Minnesota Discharged from the service with his company 4 Nov 1863 Sources MINN p648 MCIW p530 Ulvestad p322 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 PETERSON John A IA 8th Cav Co L Residence Ottumwa Iowa Born in Sweden Civil War Age 18 Enlisted 8 Jul 1863 Mustered the same day Private Wounded 7 Oct 1864 at Cypress Creek Alabama Mustered out 13 Aug 1865 at Macon Georgia Sources ISW IV cd p102 PETERSON John B WI 31st Inf Co I Civil War Enlisted in Nov 1862 Private Discharged 20 Jul 1865 Post war In 1890 he was living in Golden Gate Brown County Minnesota Sources 1890 Veterans and Widows Census Minnesota No 123 roll 22 PETERSON John E WI 22nd Inf Co G Born in Sweden Civil War Age 19 Farmer Blue eyes light hair fair complexion 5 4½ Enrolled for one year and mustered on 16 Feb 1865 at La Crosse Wisconsin as a substitute for S J Olees Enrollment credited to Troy St Croix County Private Never joined the Regimental Permanent Garrison of Madison Wisconsin Mustered out 17 May 1865 Sources WHS red book vol 27 PETERSON John J MN 5th Inf Co G Residence Goodhue County Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 18 Enrolled 2 Feb 1862 Mustered 24 Apr 1862 Private Died 16 July 1863 at Vicksburg Mississippi Sources MINN p258 MCIW p294 PETERSON John P WI 15th Inf Co I Residence Mt Morris Waushara County Wisconsin Civil War Age 23 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 4 Dec 1861 at Scandinavia Wisconsin and mustered at Madison Wisconsin on 20 Dec 1861 Private Discharged from the service for disability due to disease Consumption at Mississippi River Island No 10 4 Oct 1862 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 11 red book vol 20 p134 Buslett p605 Ager p316 PETERSON John P WI 50th Inf Co C Residence Jefferson Jefferson County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 28 Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 8 Enlisted for one year on 3 Mar 1865 at Madison Wisconsin Mustered 6 Mar 1865 at Madison Bounty 100 33 33 paid Private Sources WHS Series 1200 box 195 5 PETERSON John S SD 1st Inf Born in Sweden 23 Jan 1873 a son of John Peterson and Christina Philippines War Age 25 Enlisted 25 Apr 1898 at Watertown South Dakota Later he transferred to MN 8th Inf Co H Fatally wounded on 21 Nov 1901 Buried in Graceland Cemetery Mitchell South Dakota 1st addition block 12 lot 2 grave 6 Sources SDSHS WPA Veterans Graves Registration Davison County PETERSON Jorgen WI 47th Inf Co D Residence New Hope Portage County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 40 Married Blue eyes brown hair light complexion 5 8 Enlisted for one year on 30 Jan 1865 at Waupaca Wisconsin Mustered 10 Feb 1865 at Madison Wisconsin Bounty 100 Private Sources WHS Series 1200 box 188 5 red book vol 52 Peterson Jergen PETERSON Kittel WI 13th Inf Co H Residence Whitewater Walworth County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Age 18 Unmarried Farmer Blue eyes light hair fair complexion 5 8 Enlisted for three years on 14 Jan 1864 at Whitewater Mustered 19 Jan 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Private Mustered out 24 Nov 1865 at San Antonio Texas Sources WHS Series 1200 box 64 14 red book vol 18 p162 PETERSON Knud IL 47th Inf Co B Re organized Residence Not shown Born in Norway Civil War Mason Age 22 Blue eyes light hair fair complexion 5 11½ Enlisted for one year on 7 Oct 1864 at Chicago Illinois and mustered there the same day as a substitute for Brosk H Badger Private Mustered out 6 Oct 1865 at Montgomery Alabama expiration of term of service Final separation 18 Nov 1865 Sources ILSA reel 17 p46 PETERSON Knud WI 15th Inf Co A Residence Chicago Illinois Civil War Age 28 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 9 Oct 1861 at Chicago Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison Wisconsin Private Wounded at Stone s River Tennessee 31 Dec 1862 and sent to hospital in Nashville Tennessee where he died of his wounds on 13 Apr 1863 Buried Nashville Cemetery section D grave 418 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 3 red book vol 20 p 20 Buslett p365 Ager p293 Pederson Knud PETERSON Knud WI Hv Arty Co A Residence Muskego Waukesha County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Age 19 Unmarried Farmer Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 11½ Enlisted for three years on 27 Apr 1861 at Milwaukee and mustered 11 Jun 1861 at Madison Wisconsin Private His father is his dependent Mustered out 6 Jul 1864 at Madison Wisconsin expiration of his term of service Sources WHS Series 1200 boxes 246 7 247 2 red book vol 6 PETERSON Lais MN 2nd Cav Co B Residence Lake Prairie Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 33 Enrolled 21 Dec 1863 Mustered 24 Dec 1863 Private Served in Indian and Civil wars Discharged from the service with his company 1 Dec 1865 Sources MINN p716 PETERSON Lars WI 13th Inf Co D Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 42 Married Blue eyes brown hair dark complexion 5 4 Drafted Enrolled for one year on 10 Nov 1864 at La Crosse Wisconsin Mustered the same day Private Mustered out on 29 Jul 1865 at Prairie du Chien Wisconsin Sources WHS Series 1200 box 64 6 red book vol 18 p78 PETERSON Lars MN 1st Reg Hv Arty Co B Residence Lenora Fillmore County Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 24 Enrolled 24 Sep 1864 Mustered 7 Oct 1864 Private Discharged from the service with his company 17 Jun 1865 Post war In 1890 he was living in Amherst Fillmore County Sources MINN p577 MCIW p618 1890 Veterans and Widows Census Minnesota No 123 roll 22 History of Fillmore County publ 1912 p152 PETERSON Lars WI 33rd Inf Co C Residence Shullsberg Lafayette County Wisconsin Born in Sweden Civil War Age 30 Farmer Unmarried Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 8 Enlisted for three years on 10 Dec 1863 at Shullsberg Mustered 18 Jan 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Private Transferred to the WI 11th Inf Co C on 22 Jul 1865 Sources WHS red book vol 16 p 58 vol 38 PETERSON Lars USA Unassigned Residence Portland Monroe County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 42 Blue eyes brown hair dark complexion 5 4 Drafted 10 Nov 1864 at La Crosse Wisconsin into the service of the United States Private Sources WHS Series 1200 box 258 6 PETERSON Louis MN 6th Inf Co B Civil War Enlisted 29 Feb 1864 Private Discharged 23 Feb 1865 Post war In 1890 he was living in Lenora Fillmore County Minnesota Sources 1890 Veterans and Widows Census Minnesota No 123 roll 22 PETERSON Magne MO 14th Inf Co Unit was known as The Western Sharpshooters Born Magne Petersen Veisene on 6 Nov 1838 in Voss Norway son of Peter Samsonsen Veisene and Brita Magnesdatter Saetre He came to America with his parents and a brother Samson on Mercurius which sailed from Bergen and arrived in New York on 7 Sep 1843 They came first to La Salle County Illinois then moved soon to Deerfield Township Dane County Wisconsin In 1854 they moved to Eureka Township Dakota County Minnesota where he became postmaster He was married in 1858 to Maria Halvorson Civil War Transferred to IL 66th Infantry Sergeant Post war Moved in 1880 to Mountain Township Otter Tail County Minnesota Married again to Kari Andersdatter Haagenson Sources Naeseth 43 1642 PETERSON Martin IL 8th Inf Co I Residence Clover Henry County Illinois Born in Sweden Civil War Age 25 Farmer Gray eyes light hair light complexion 5 8 Enlisted for one year on 12 Oct 1864 at Peoria Illinois and mustered there the same day Enlisted as a substitute for Erick Hawkinson Private Discharged 12 Oct 1864 term of service having expired Sources ILSA reel one p 121 PETERSON Martin WI 14th Inf Residence Bergin Vernon County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 41 Blue eyes brown hair sandy complexion 5 7½ Drafted Enrolled for one year on 21 Sep 1864 at La Crosse Wisconsin Mustered there the same day Private Last paid on the muster roll 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 PETERSON Muns MN 4th Inf Co H Residence not shown Born in Norway Civil War Age 18 Enrolled 15 Aug 1864 Mustered the same day Recruit Private Discharged from the service from hospital 22 May 1865 Sources MINN p213 MCIW p237 PETERSON Nels Born 1824 in Kongsberg Norway Civil War Posr war Died 1908 in Aurdal Township Otter Tail County Minnesota Buried in Stavanger Cemetery Aurdal Township Sources Otter Tail County Historical Society PETERSON Nels Civil War Post war Buried at Bonnet Prairie Wisconsin stone reads 12 Oct 1847 1 Apr 1912 Sources Wisconsin Cemetery Records PETERSON Nels WI 33rd Inf Co K Residence Rutland Dane County Wisconsin Born in Denmark Civil War Age 28 Unmarried Farmer Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 8 Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Rutland Mustered 18 Oct 1862 at Camp Utley Racine Wisconsin Private Severely wounded in the siege at Vicksburg Mississippi on 2 Jun 1863 Promoted to Corporal 18 Dec 1863 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 151 14 red book vol 38 Peterson Niels PETERSON Nels WI 3rd Inf Co K Residence Christiana Dane County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 35 Blue eyes brown hair light complexion 5 7 Enlisted for three years on 2 Jun 1861 at Madison Wisconsin Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac Wisconsin Private Discharged from the service 15 Jan 1863 by order of General Martingale Sources WHS red book vol 9 p202 PETERSON Nels WI 30th Inf Co D Residence Martell Pierce County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 37 Married Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 8 Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Martell Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison Wisconsin Private Sick 26 Nov 1864 at Quincy Illinois Mustered out 13 May 1865 at Madison Wisconsin Post war He was granted a pension of 8 a month because of chronic diarrhea and chronic hepatitis He died at Martell Wisconsin Sources WHS Series 1200 box 140 13 red book vol 35 Larsen p57 Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1 1883 living in Wisconsin Park Genealogical Books Roseville Minnesota publ 1998 PETERSON Nelse IA 12th Inf Co G Residence Decorah Winneshiek County Iowa Born in Sweden Civil War Age 38 Enlisted 8 Nov 1861 Mustered 25 Nov 1861 Private Missing in action on 6 Apr 1862 in the battle of Shiloh Tennessee Died 18 Sep 1863 at Camp Woods Mississippi Sources ISW II cd p106 PETERSON Nelson IA 2 3 Con Inf Co C Residence Winnebago County Iowa Born in Norway Civil War Age 29 Enlisted 28 Sep 1864 Mustered 28 Sep 1864 Private Mustered out 1 Jun 1865 Washington DC Sources ISW I p499 PETERSON Nelson WI 36th Inf Co D Residence Ashippun Dodge County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Unmarried Age 18 Gray eyes brown hair sandy complexion 5 6 Enlisted for three years on 27 Feb 1864 at Tomah Wisconsin Mustered 21 Mar 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Private Taken prisoner 25 Aug 1864 at Reems Station Virginia and died of disease in the rebel prison at Salisbury North Carolina on 20 Nov 1864 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 162 6 red book vol 41 Love p1116 PETERSON Nelson WI 42nd Inf Co I Residence Ridgeway Iowa County Wisconsin Enlistment credited to Dodgeville Iowa County Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 35 Married Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 9½ Enlisted for one year on 31 Aug 1864 at Dodgeville Mustered

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    Scandinavian Guards organized in Nicollet County 27 Aug 1862 and who served 21 days Corporal Sources MCIW p807 PHERSON Pher MN Indian War Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862 The Scandinavian Guards organized in Nicollet County 27 Aug 1862 and who served 21 days Private Sources MCIW p808 PET PHI Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Google Email this

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    Post war Lived in Story County Iowa Brother to Phillips Sources Ulvestad p323 PHILLIPS Peter IL 36th Inf Co F Residence Aurora Kane County Illinois Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 25 Unmarried Blue eyes blue hair dark complexion 5 7 Enlisted for three years on 2 Sep 1861 at Aurora Mustered 12 Sep 1861 at Aurora Private Died of diarrhea on 1 Dec 1863 at Murfreesboro Tennessee Sources ILSA reel three p72 PHILLIPS Xavier MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co D Residence not given Born in Norway Civil War Age 23 Enrolled 5 Oct 1864 Mustered 18 Oct 1864 Private Discharged from the service with his company 26 Sep 1865 Sources MINN p584 MCIW p622 PHINNEY William US Navy Born 1824 in Norway Civil War Enlisted from New York Boatswain s Mate Awarded Medal of Honor On board the U S S Lackawanna during successful attacks against Fort Morgan rebel gunboats and the ram Tennessee in Mobile Bay on 5 Aug 1864 Serving as a gun captain Phinney showed much presence of mind in managing the gun and gave much needed encouragement to the crew during the engagement which resulted in the capture of the prize rebel ram

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    Massachusetts Born in Norway Civil War Laborer Re enlisted on 10 Feb 1864 Mustered out July 1865 Sources Massachusetts Civil War Research Center PIERSON Peter TX 46th Cav Co B CSA Born Peder Olsen Songe on 27 Feb 1843 at Tromoy Norway Civil War Farmer Gray eyes light hair light complexion 5 8 Enlisted for one year on 7 May 1862 at Stephenville Private Bugler Reenlisted for three years or the war on 20 Dec 1862 at Camp Salmon Sent to Austin Texas as a waggoner on 27 Jun 1863 Sometime in the spring of 1864 he deserted and made his way to San Elizario El Paso County Texas He was taken to Santa Fe New Mexico Territory in early July There he took an oath of allegiance to the Union Post war Died on 27 Apr 1895 at Norse Bosque County Texas Sources Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces by C A Clausen amp Derwood Johnson publ in Norwegian American Studies volume 25 Northfield Minnesota p115 Ulvestad p323 www borgerkrigen info Piersen Peter PIERSON Samuel WI Detachment of Unassigned drafted men Civil War Age 46 Drafted for one year on 14 Mar 1865 at Boscobel Wisconsin He failed to report

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