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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'RIN'
    32 Enrolled 12 Aug 1862 Mustered 10 Oct 1862 Private Taken prisoner in a battle in Virginia Escaped from his captors Died 9 Nov 1864 at Memphis Tennessee Sources MINN p325 MCIW p372 Ulvestad p325 RINDE Hans H MN 4th Inf Co H Residence not shown Born in Feios Sogn Norway Civil War Age 38 Drafted Mustered 6 Jun 1864 Private Discharged from the service with his regiment 19 Jul 1865 Post war Died at Nerstrand Minnesota in 1905 Sources MINN p214 Ulvestad p325 RINDE Ole Halvorsen WI 27th Inf Co H Residence Perry Dane County Wisconsin Born in Agerhus Norway Civil War Age 19 Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 10 stout build Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Perry Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee Wisconsin Bounty 100 75 still due at muster out Private Left sick at Helena Arkansas 13 Aug 1863 Left sick at Little Rock Arkansas 23 Mar 1864 Promoted to Corporal on 28 May 1864 Reduced to Private on 22 Jan 1865 Left sick at General Hospital Mobile Alabama 9 May 1865 Discharged from the service 1 Sep 1865 at Madison Wisconsin Sources WHS Series 1200 boxes 129 10 130 10 131 14 red book vol 32 RING Jens G From Valders Norway Civil War Private Post war Died at Grand Meadow Minnesota Sources Ulvestad p325 RINGDAHL Nils MN 3rd Inf Co D Residence Red Wing Goodhue County Minnesota Born in Norway military records list Sweden Civil War Age 40 Enrolled 25 Oct 1861 Mustered 4 Nov 1861 Private Re enlisted on 1 Jan 1864 Discharged from the service with his regiment 2 Sep 1865 Sources MINN p138 MCIW p186 Ulvestad p325 Ringdal Nils RINGDAL H K Spanish American War Private Post war Lived in Chippewa County Minnesota Sources Ulvestad

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'RIS'
    Died in Brandon South Dakota before 1907 Sources Ulvestad p325 RISTEIGEN Siver From Hallingdal Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived in Rock County Wisconsin Sources Ulvestad p324 RISUM Charles From Risor Norway Civil War Private Post war Died in Orfordville Wisconsin in 1899 Buried at Luther Valley Beloit Wisconsin stone reads 8 Oct 1847 23 Oct 1899 Sources Ulvestad p325 Wisconsin Cemetery Records Risum Carl L RISUM Lewis WI 40th Inf Co A Born in Norway Civil War Age 18 Farmer Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 11 Enlisted for 100 days on 24 May 1864 at Janesville Wisconsin Mustered 18 Jun 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Private Mustered out 16 Sep 1864 at Madison Sources WHS Series 1200 box 174 3 red book vol 45 Risum Louis RISUM Otto Axel WI 15th Inf Co G Residence Spring Valley Rock County Wisconsin Born in Christiania Norway 23 Feb 1835 son of a printer In 1845 his family moved to Risör Otto became a seaman In 1856 he came to Chicago Civil War Age 27 Unmarried Farmer Blue eyes brown hair light complexion 5 9 Enlisted for three years on 16 Oct 1861 at Beloit and mustered 12 Dec 1861 at Madison Designated Sergeant After battle of Chickamauga Georgia he was transferred to the Regimental Staff and promoted to Sergeant Major on 1 Mar 1864 Re enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Strawberry Plains Tennessee Bounty 402 Re mustered on 25 Apr 1864 at McDonald s Station Tennessee Commissioned First Lieutenant and assigned as Regimental Adjutant on 15 Oct 1864 with rank from 24 Sep 1864 Mustered out in Chattanooga Tennessee 19 Feb 1865 Post war From 1873 to 1877 he was postmaster in Pulsifer Wisconsin By 1916 he was living in Los Angeles California Sources WHS

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'RIT'
    later they moved to Story County Iowa Civil War Age 24 Enlisted 12 Aug 1862 Mustered 3 Sep 1862 Private Mustered out 24 Aug 1865 Clinton Iowa Post war In 1866 he married Inger Hegland Eight children Lived near Roland Iowa John died 9 Jan 1917 age 78 Sources ISW V p110 Ulvestad p324 John Ritland Civil War History serialized in the Story City Herald in 1922 RITON Samuel WI 12th Inf Co A Born 23 Aug 1838 at Falebu Gudbrandsdalen Norway son of Anders Reiton and Kari Knudsen Civil War Enlisted 30 Oct 1861 Private Discharged from the service for disability rheumatism in left side on 15 Dec 1862 Post war Lived at Baldwin St Croix County Wisconsin Died 19 Jun 1894 at Hammond St Croix County Buried at Peace Lutheran Cemetery Rush River Wisconsin Sources Ulvestad p324 1890 US Census microfilm 123 roll 116 ed 257 p2 Family Group sheet compiled by Florence B Simon 616 Commercial Hudson WI Reiton Sam Reiton Svend Reitan Svend RIS RJO 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 'ROB'
    Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1 1883 living in Wisconsin Park Genealogical Books Roseville Minnesota publ 1998 ROBERTSON Charles IL 30th Inf Co H Residence Nilwood Macoupin County Illinois Born in Sweden Civil War Age 22 Sailor Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 17 Aug 1861 at Macoupin Illinois and mustered on 28 Aug 1861 at Camp Butler Private Died of disease on 22 Oct 1862 at Jackson Tennessee Sources ILSA reel three p 103 ROBERTSON Ole WI 49th Inf Co A Residence Clinton Rock County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 24 Blue eyes brown hair fair complexion 5 7½ Enlisted for one year on 13 Feb 1865 at Madison Wisconsin Mustered 20 Feb 1865 at Madison Bounty 100 33 33 paid Private Sources WHS Series 1200 box 193 3 14 19 ROBERTSON Ole L IA 38th Inf Co D Residence Ossian Winneshiek County Iowa Born in Norway Civil War Age 21 Enlisted 22 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 p474 912 ROBERTSON Peter IA 6th Inf Co H Residence Rock Island Illinois Born in Norway Civil War Age 28 Enlisted 12 Jul 1861 Mustered 17 Jul 1861 Private Wounded 6 Apr 1862 Shiloh Tennessee Re enlisted amp re mustered 26 Jan 1864 Mustered out 21 Jul 1865 Louisville Kentucky Sources ISW I p882 ROBERTSON Solomon WI Detachment of Drafted Men detailed as a Permanent Party Residence Viroqua Vernon County Wisconsin Has a wife Nancy and four children Civil War Enrolled 18 Nov 1863 Private Sources WHS Series 1200 box 258 8 ROBINSON Christopher WI 35th Inf Co E Born in Denmark Civil War Age 25 Mason Blue eyes light

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'ROC'
    Mustered 4 Sep 1862 at Rockford Illinois Private Died 29 May 1864 at Chattanooga Tennessee of wounds received 14 May 1864 Sources ILSA reel 7 p60 ROCKSTAD John C WI 12th Inf Co G Lived in the vicinity of Martell Pierce County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Age 20 Unmarried Farmer Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 6½ Enlisted for three years on 7 Oct 1861 at Prescott Wisconsin Mustered 30 Oct 1861 at Madison Wisconsin Private Assigned to Company A then transferred to G Company on 31 Dec 1861 Re enlisted as a veteran on 5 Jan 1864 Post war Died in Eau Claire Wisconsin before 1907 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 58 15 red book vol 17 p18 136 Ulvestad p325 Rockstad Johan Rockstadt John ROCKSTAD Ole C WI 12th Inf Co G Residence Lived in the vicinity of Martell Pierce County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Age 21 Farmer Unmarried Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 7½ Enlisted for three years on 7 Oct 1861 at Prescott Wisconsin Mustered 30 Oct 1861 at Madison Wisconsin Private Assigned to Company A but was transferred to G Company on 31 Dec 1861 Died of chronic diarrhea on 10 Aug 1863 in the general hospital at St Louis Missouri Sources WHS Series 1200 box 58 15 red book vol 17 p18 136 WLCW p62 Ulvestad p325 Love p1077 Rockstadt Ole ROCKSWOLD Ole P See ROCKWOLD Ole P ROCKWOLD Ole P IA 12th Inf Co G Residence Freeport Winneshiek County Iowa Born 30 Mar 1832 in Vestre Toten Norway Civil War Age 30 Enlisted 18 Oct 1861 Mustered 5 Nov 1861 Private Promoted Corporal 25 Mar 1862 Missing in battle of Shiloh Tennessee and believed to have been taken prisoner Wounded slightly in an ankle 9 Apr

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'ROE'
    Oregon Roen Christopher ROEN Harald Johnson Civil War Born in Hedalen Valdres Norway on 21 Feb 1835 son of John Christensen Stugarden and Berit Olsdatter Öikegaardsbraaten Came to America in 1854 Married Anna Olson They lived at Glencoe Minnesota Three children Civil War Private Was with General Sherman on his March to the Sea Was in 21 battles and was not sick or wounded Post war Died 7 Feb 1873 Sources Letter from LaVonne Houlton Modesto California Letter to Minneapolis Norwegian Language Newspaper 1892 signed A K Brenden Bend Oregon ROEN John Johnson MN 4th Inf Co B Born in Hedalen Valdres Norway on 17 Sep 1832 son of John Christensen Stugarden and Berit Olsdatter Öikegaardsbraaten Came to America in 1854 Married in 1860 to Beate Johnson Civil War Enlisted in 1861 Private Discharged from the service for disability due to illness Re enlisted in 1864 in MN 2nd Inf Co I Served until the end of the war Post war Moved to Sauk Center Minnesota in 1909 Died there in 1926 Sources Letter from LaVonne Houlton Modesto California Letter to Minneapolis Norwegian Language Newspaper 1892 signed A K Brenden Bend Oregon ROEN Narve G Residence Plymouth Township Rock County Wisconsin Born 26 Sep 1843 in Nes Buskerud Norway Came with his parents and three siblings on the Columbo which sailed from Havre France and reached New York on 29 Aug 1846 Civil War Private Post war Became a farmer near Moorhead Minnesota Lived in Comstock Minnesota Married on 11 Nov 1870 to Gro Gulllingsrud He died in June 1930 and was buried at Fargo North Dakota Sources Ulvestad p325 Naeseth 46 1349 ROEN Ole Johnson Residence Glencoe Minnesota Born in Hedalen Valdres Norway on 24 Apr 1825 son of John Christensen Stugarden and Berit Olsdatter Öikegaardsbraaten Came to America

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'ROF'
    Wounded Post war Lived in Albert Lea Minnesota Sources Ulvestad p325 ROE ROG 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 R ROF Listings Visit Exhibitions Collections Events Norway Tours Join

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'ROG'
    Iowa County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Carpenter Age 43 Gray eyes auburn hair light complexion 5 10 Enlisted for one year on 17 Feb 1865 at Boscobel Wisconsin Mustered 23 Feb 1865 at Madison Wisconsin Private Sources WHS Series 1200 box 193 13 ROGMYR Hans Pedersen From Vestlandet Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived in Winnebago County Iowa Sources Ulvestad p326 ROGN Thrond Nilsen From Bamle Norway Civil War Private Died in Gjerpen Manitowoc County Wisconsin in 1891 Sources Ulvestad p325 ROGNE Knud K WI 45th Inf Co B Residence Liberty Manitowoc County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 34 Married Blue eyes brown hair fair complexion 5 6 Enlisted for one year on 7 Oct 1864 at Liberty Mustered 4 Nov 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Private Bounty 100 33 33 paid Sources WHS Series 1200 box 183 3 red book vol 50 ROGNE Ole K WI 45th Inf Co B Residence Liberty Manitowoc County Wisconsin Born in Valders Norway Civil War Farmer Age 38 Married Brown eyes light hair fair complexion 5 4 Enlisted for one year on 7 Oct 1864 at Liberty Mustered 4 Nov 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Private Bounty 100 33 33 paid Post war Died at Shirley Wisconsin in 1880 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 183 3 red book vol 50 Ulvestad p325 ROGNE Thrond Knudsen From Valders Norway Civil War Private Sources Ulvestad p325 ROGNRUD Theodor From Kristianssand Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived in Renville County Minnesota Sources Ulvestad p325 ROGSTAD B From Hedemarken Norway Civil War Private Served in Indian and Civil wars Was a member of the Settlers Home Guard in the Indian wars served in Texas in the Civil war Post war Died in Bosque County Texas Sources Ulvestad p325 ROGSTAD M Civil War

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