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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'REI'
    years on 30 Sep 1861 at Chicago and mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison Wisconsin Private He was given leave from Camp Randall and while away he suffered a strain that made him unfit for service He was discharged from the service for disability 6 Feb 1862 Muster rolls for WI 15th Inf Co A indicate that he had been transferred there and he was listed on that company s roll for awhile then moved to C Company and on to D Company Discharged from the service for disability on 6 Feb 1862 at Camp Randall Madison Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 6 15 red book vol 20 p 20 p 64 Ager p302 Ulvestad p324 Reiersen Enock REIERSON George See REIERSEN Gerhard REIERSON John H TX 20th Cav Co C CSA Residence Prairieville Kaufman County Texas Born Johan Heinrich Reiersen on 17 Dec 1840 near Kristiansand Norway Civil War Enlisted for one year on 10 Mar 1862 at Kaufman County Texas Private Promoted to Sergeant Major and assigned to the Regimental Staff sometime before the Battle of Honey Springs in the Indian Territory 17 Jul 1863 In this battle he was singled out for praise by his Colonel and was cited for conspicuous bravery by Brigadier General Douglas Cooper On 22 Jun 1864 he was promoted to Second Lieutenant Post war He died on 12 Dec 1921 at Kaufman Texas and is buried in the Kaufman Cemetery Sources Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces by C A Clausen amp Derwood Johnson publ in Norwegian American Studies volume 25 Northfield Minnesota p115 Ulvestad p324 www borgerkrigen info REIERSON Ole Civil War Post war Buried at New Hope Iola Wisconsin stone reads 7 Sep 1821 10 Jan 1899 Sources Wisconsin Cemetery Records REIERSON Oscar VA 35th Cav Co F CSA Born Oscar Reiersen on 29 Oct 1836 in Copenhagen Denmark the son of a Norwegian father Young Oscar grew up in Norway Came to Texas with his family in 1845 Went to Charlotesville Virginia to study law Civil War Enlisted 1861 Discharged before 17 Mar 1863 Post war Died 10 May 1913 at Louisville Kentucky Sources www borgerkrigen info REIERSON Otto Th TX 3rd Cav Co G CSA Born Otto Theodor Reiersen on 7 Dec 1842 at Strengereid Holt Norway Civil War Enlisted for one year on 3 Jun 1861 at Jefferson Texas Private He had previously been a Private in Capt J Wharton s Texas Wide Awakes in Kaufman County part of the 13th Brigade of the Texas State Troops In hospital at Little Rock Arkansas from May through Aug 1862 Wounded at Spring Hill Tennessee on 5 Mar 1863 Absent because of his wound from Mar through Jun 1863 On extra duty taking care of government mules during Sep Oct 1863 Was taken prisoner 14 Jun 1864 during fighting at Lost Mountain Georgia Held at Camp Morton Indiana Exchanged Mar 1865 Post war Was living in 1880 Sources Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces by C A Clausen amp Derwood

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'REN'
    at Madison Wisconsin Mustered 6 Mar 1865 at Madison Bounty 100 Private Sources WHS Series 1200 box 195 2 Rendall Elling RENDE H O Civil War Private Post war Lived in Emmetsburg Iowa Sources Ulvestad p324 RENHOLDTSEN Ole From Flekkefjord Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived in Yellow Medicine County Minnesota Sources Ulvestad p324 RENNE Erick See ERICKSON Erick RENNELIEN From Hallingdal Norway Civil War Private Killed in the Battle of Gettysburg Pennsylvania 1 3 Jul 1863 Sources Ulvestad p324 RENNEN Erick E From Valders Norway Civil War Private Post war Died in Gjerpen Manitowoc County Wisconsin in 1892 Sources Ulvestad p324 RENO Andrew IA 52nd Inf Co K Born 15 Jan 1875 at Sagne Norway Spanish American War Age 23 Entered service 23 Jun 1898 Private Discharged 30 Oct 1898 Post war Married Inga Died 1 Oct 1936 of chronic nephritis and is buried at Mt Hope Cemetery Watertown South Dakota Section T block T grave 79 Sources SDSHS WPA Veterans Graves Registration Codington County REI REQ 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

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'REQ'
    8 Nov 1864 Was on the march through Georgia the Carolinas Virginia and into Washington DC Mustered out 5 Jun 1865 Post war Became a pastor of Nora church Pope County Minnesota Buried in Rolling Fork Cemetery in eastern Pope County Sources WHS Series 1200 box 80 18 red book vol 21 p158 Ulvestad p324 E mail Jim Belgum REN RES Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'RET'
    for one year on 14 Mar 1865 at Chicago and mustered there the same day Private Mustered out 21 Jul 1865 at Pulaski Tennessee Sources ILSA reel 15 p115 Name is very faint RES REV 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

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'REV'
    years on 11 Aug 1862 at Monroe Wisconsin Mustered 2 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley Racine Wisconsin Private Mustered out 12 Jun 1865 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 111 9 14 red book vol 27 Revvelson Ole RET REY 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

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'REY'
    8 Enlisted for one year on 28 Feb 1865 at Hudson Wisconsin Mustered 20 Mar 1865 at Madison Wisconsin Bounty 100 33 33 paid Private Sources WHS Series 1200 box 195 8 REV RIA 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

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'RIC'
    Plains Virginia on 31 Mar 1864 Transferred to Company H at Whiteside Tennessee on 1 Jan 1865 Temporarily assigned to the 24th Infantry Transferred to the 13th Infantry Company K on 18 Jun 1865 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 13 red book vol 20 p48 Buslett p428 RICE Jarvis L WI 15th Inf Co C Residence Waterford Racine County Wisconsin Civil War Age 39 Married Enlisted for three years on 5 Feb 1862 at Waterford Mustered on 25 Feb 1862 at Madison Wisconsin Private Promoted to Quartermaster Sergeant and transferred to the Regimental Staff on 1 Mar 1863 Transferred back to the Company as a Private on 23 Dec 1864 Mustered out as a Private with Company C 1 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga Tennessee Sources WHS Series 1200 boxes 76 5 78 1 red book vol 20 p 4 p48 Buslett p428 Meeker Buslett p428 RICE John T WI 15th Inf Co C Residence Waterford Racine County Wisconsin Civil War Age 23 Unmarried Enrolled at Waterford Commissioned Second Lieutenant 28 Dec 1861 effective from 19th of November Mustered 11 Jan 1862 at Madison Wisconsin Promoted to First Lieutenant at Clear Creek Mississippi on 23 Jun 1862 effective from 12 Jun 1862 Was left behind in Nashville on 26 Dec 1862 because of illness Became acting Quartermaster of Regiment in May 1863 On furlough in Nov 1863 Promoted to Captain at Strawberry Plains on 20 Apr 1864 effective from the 7th in command of the company succeeding Captain Hans Hanson who had been killed in action Mustered out with C Company 1 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga Tennessee Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 5 red book vol 20 p42 Buslett p403 photo Ulvestad p256 Ager p269 photo RICE Thomas T WI 30th Inf Co C Residence Madison Dane County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 18 Unmarried Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 9 Enlisted for three years on 2 Nov 1863 at Madison and mustered there the same day Private Mustered out 20 Sep 1865 at Louisville Kentucky Sources WHS red book vol 35 Larsen p50 RICE Tobias L MN 11th Inf Co C Residence not shown Born in Norway Civil War Age 27 Enrolled 27 Aug 1864 Mustered the same day Private Promoted to Corporal Discharged from the service with his regiment 26 Jun 1865 Sources MINN p507 RICH Twordin IL 23rd Inf Co C Residence Chicago Cook County Illinois Born in Sweden Civil War Age 20 Sailor Unmarried Blue eyes brown hair light complexion 5 6 Did not rejoin the company Sources ILSA reel two p 16 Handwriting of first name difficult to read RICHARDSON Edward WI 18th Inf Co E Residence Plover Portage County Wisconsin Born in Sweden Civil War Age 37 Blue eyes brown hair dark complexion 5 8 Enlisted for three years Enlistment credited to Wautoma Waushara County Private Re enlisted for three years on 21 Mar 1864 at Huntsville and re mustered there the same day On veteran re enlistment

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'RIM'
    of Jackson Sources WHS Series 1200 box 151 7 red book vol 38 RIME Ole Engebretson MN 2nd Cav Co D Residence Rice County Minnesota Born in Flaa Hallingdal on the Rime farm on 6 Oct 1841 Parents were Ingebrigt Gulbrandsen Rime and Mari Knudsdatter Avestrud Ole was one of four children others being Knut Gulbrand and Barbro Came to USA in 1861 on a sailing ship Came to Orfordville Wisconsin and later to Spring Grove Minnesota Sometime later Ole went to Rice County and settled near Northfield Civil War Age 22 Enlisted 1863 and was mustered on 24 Dec 1863 Private The 2nd Minnesota Cavalry was ordered west to fight Indians Discharged from the service 2 Dec 1865 Post war Ole Rime married Guri Pedersdatter Stavn in Rice County She died five years later leaving Ole with four sons Julius S Peder Markus and Gilbert Ole later married Ragnhild He lived to age 84 dying at his home in Norway Lake Township two miles north of Sunburg Minnesota Ole s brother Knut came to Swift County Minnesota in 1881 Gulbrand and Barbro stayed in Norway Sources Hallingen quarterly magazine of The Hallinglag of America Issues of June 1928 and

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