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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'SKI'
    Skimland died in Iowa in 1891 Sources Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces by C A Clausen amp Derwood Johnson publ in Norwegian American Studies volume 25 Northfield Minnesota p115 Ulvestad p329 Ulvestad lists K R with Elias Skimland and R R Skimland www borgerkrigen info Skimland C R Skimland Canute Skimland Knud SKIMLAND Elias R TX 46th Cav Co E McCord s Frontier Cavalry Regiment CSA From Stordoen Norway Civil War Enlisted for one year on 8 Mar 1862 at Stephenville Texas Reenlisted for three years or the war on 10 Jun 1863 at Camp Salmon Texas as a substitute for James S Jenson who had previously been discharged Private Served in Indian and Civil wars Served in the Settlers Home Guard in the Indian wars and in Texas units during the Civil war He was on scout duty 27 Jun through Jul 1863 Absent on extra duty to procure clothing 12 Dec 1863 until some time in Jan 1864 Deserted on 2 Aug 1864 at Eagle Lake Returned 4 Oct 1864 at Camp Felder On detached service guarding Federal prisoners to Hempstead from 30 Oct until mid Nov 1864 In Brenham hospital mid Nov to mid Dec 1864 Deserted again near Bastrop on 18 Mar 1865 Post war Elias died in Illinois in 1884 Sources Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces by C A Clausen amp Derwood Johnson publ in Norwegian American Studies volume 25 Northfield Minnesota p105 115 Ulvestad p329 Ulvestad lists Elias with K R Skimland and R R Skimland www borgerkrigen info SKIMLAND R R TX CSA From Stordoen Norway Civil War Private Served in Indian and Civil wars Served in the Settlers Home Guard in the Indian wars and in Texas units during the Civil War Post war R R Skinland died in Iowa in 1901

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'SKJ'
    on 24 Oct 1861 at Madison Wisconsin and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861 Private Died of disease at Mississippi River Island No 10 on 14 May 1862 Buried in the Mississippi River Cemetery near Memphis Tennessee Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 4 red book vol 20 p 36 Buslett Ulvestad p329 Ager p297 RWV p809 Gjertveit SKJELSTAD John S WI 15th Inf Co B Residence Black Earth Dane County Wisconsin Civil War Age 19 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 3 Oct 1861 at Madison Wisconsin and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861 Private Assigned to military police duty on the 17th 20th and 24th of December 1861 Wounded at Chickamauga Georgia 19 Sep 1863 and sent to hospital Mustered out with B Company 1 Dec 1864 at Chattanooga Tennessee Sources WHS red book vol 20 p36 Buslett p398 Ulvestad p329 Ager p297 RWV p809 SKJERVEGGEN Knut See GULLIKSON Knud SKJOLL Mathias WI Residence Lower Coon Valley Vernon County Wisconsin Civil War Private Sources Coon Valley publ 1928 by Upper Coon Valley Norwegian Lutheran Church Coon Valley WI Skjøll Mathias SKJURSON Sampson IA 27th Inf Co B Residence Allamakee County Iowa Born in Norway Civil War Age 18

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'SKO'
    and officer Absent without leave on 21 Sep 1863 Sick in Chattanooga Tennessee 28 Nov 1863 Assigned as inspector in the 1st Brigade 3rd Division 4th Army Corps on 20 Feb 1864 Resigned 2 Mar 1864 Resignation accepted by General Schofield Post war He moved to Iowa Married to Cornelia Children Mayble born circa 1861 James 1866 Ada 1869 Became Deputy Sheriff of Winneshiek County Iowa under Sheriff A Arneson 1866 1868 elected Sheriff in 1867 Appears to have vacated office on or about 18 Oct 1868 Died of pneumonia typhoid in Humboldt Allen County Kansas on 14 Oct 1873 Buried the same day in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence Kansas in section 2 lot 126 in a gravesite owned by his friend Dr Steven Himoe His body later was moved to Section 7 grave 52 lot 194 Skofstad was a first cousin to Col Hans Heg Sources WHS Series 1200 boxes 76 6 78 3 red book vol 9 p70 vol 20 p56 Buslett p423 Ulvestad p256 DGA 1870 Iowa Census Ager p300 Gjertveit Meeker KJR Grimsrud Naeseth 40 15 Norwegian American Studies publ by NAHA Northfield Minnesota vol 32 p 196 SKOFSTAD Bernt Svendsen From Lier prestegjeld Drammen Civil War Private Post war Died in Douglas County Minnesota before 1907 Sources Ulvestad p329 SKOFSTAD Even WI 15th Inf Co D Born 4 Jun 1837 in Drammen Norway son of Johannes Evensen Skofstad and Bertha Olsdatter Kallerud He came to America with his parents and two brothers Ole and Albert on Emilie which sailed from Gothenburg Sweden and arrived in New York on 12 Aug 1840 They came to Muskego Racine County Wisconsin He was married to Mary 1842 1915 Four children He helped his uncle publish Nordlyset the first Norwegian language newspaper in the United States Civil War Even and Christen Hatlestad set up a sutler shop at the front in March 1863 Post war Buried at Muskego stone reads 4 Jun 1837 3 Nov 1909 He was an older brother of Albert Skofstad Sources Wisconsin Cemetery Records Norwegian American Studies publ by NAHA Northfield Minnesota vol 32 p197 Naeseth 40 14 SKOFSTAD Jens J From Hadeland Norway Civil War Private Killed or died from other causes at Atlanta Georgia during the war Sources Ulvestad p329 SKOG Casper From Ranen Norway Spanish American War Private Post war Lived in Great Falls Montana Sources Ulvestad p329 SKOG Lars MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co M Residence not shown Born in Norway military records list Sweden Civil War Age 42 Enrolled 6 Feb 1865 Mustered 18 Feb 1865 Private Appointed Artificer a skilled and specialized mechanic Discharged from the service with his regiment 27 Sep 1865 Sources MINN p623 MCIW p639 Ulvestad p329 SKOGEN Hans Kittelson From Telemarken Norway Civil War Private Post war He went to Belgrade Minnesota Lived in Stearns County Minnesota Sources Ulvestad p329 Stearns County Biographies SKOGEN Sveinung From Lunde Norway Civil War Private Wounded Post war Lived at Iola Wisconsin Sources Ulvestad p329 SKOGSTAD Johan

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'SKR'
    s Civil War Diary 11 Feb 1863 amp 21 Mar 1863 SKREN J From Vang Valders Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived in Dennison Minnesota Sources Ulvestad p329 SKO SKU 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

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'SKU'
    Post war Died in Iowa County Wisconsin before 1907 Sources Ulvestad p329 SKR SLA 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 S SKU Listings Visit Exhibitions Collections Events Norway Tours

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'SLA'
    red book vol 20 p120 Buslett p574 Ulvestad p329 Ager p150 311 SLACK C P 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 p807 SLAIKEN Nelson IA 1st Cav Co G Residence Lexington Illinois Born in Denmark Civil War Age 21 Enlisted 10 Aug 1861 Mustered 15 Aug 1861 Private Mustered out on 9 Sep 1864 at Davenport Iowa expiration of term of service Sources ISW IV cd p171 SLARE Mikkel From Telemarken Norway Civil War Private Sources Ulvestad p329 SLATEEM Lars S WI 15th Inf Co K Residence Decorah Winneshiek County Iowa Born in 1843 in Norway Civil War Age 19 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 25 Jan 1862 at Decorah and mustered in Madison Wisconsin 11 Feb 1862 Private Left behind sick in Iuka Mississippi 20 Aug 1862 Became unfit for service and was discharged for disability at Jackson Tennessee 9 Oct 1862 Apparently enlisted again on 30 Mar 1864 in IA 12th Inf Co G using the name Lars L Stalim Mustered 28 Apr 1864 Private Mustered out 20 Jan 1866 at Memphis Tennessee Post war Was granted a pension of 24 99 per month Died at age 75 on 12 Nov 1918 and was buried at the State Home Cemetery in Hot Springs South Dakota lot 18 grave 57 Grave marker shows his unit as IA 12th Inf Co G Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 12 red book vol 20 p148 ISW II p531 Buslett p643 DGA Ager p319 Ulvestad p329 SDSHS WPA Veterans Graves Registration Fall River County Slatum Lars Slettum Lars Slateem Lars Stalien Lars L Stalim Lars L SLATTEN Matthias WI 38th Inf Co I Residence Oak Grove

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'SLE'
    Sondfjord Norway Spanish American War Enlisted from Grafton North Dakota Private Awarded the Medal of Honor Near Paete Luzon Philippine Islands on 12 Apr 1899 he singlehanded and alone defended his dead and wounded comrades against a greatly superior force of the enemy Post war Said in 1907 to be in Alaska Sources America s Medal of Honor Recipients Publ 1977 pp 380 1020 Ulvestad p329 SLETTEN Tore Olsen From Nordre Aurdal Valders Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived in Parker South Dakota Sources Ulvestad p329 SLETTO K O WI Residence Upper Coon Valley Vernon County Wisconsin Born 1843 in Norway Civil War Private Post war Became a carpenter Moved to Fergus Falls Otter Tail County Minnesota He was still living there at age 91 and was enclosing the porch on his home and doing the work himself Died 1937 Buried at First Lutheran Cemetery Dane Prairie Otter Tail County Sources Coon Valley publ 1928 by Upper Coon Valley Norwegian Lutheran Church Coon Valley WI News item Fergus Falls Daily Journal 24 Sep 1934 Otter Tail County Historical Society Sletto Knudt Oleson Oleson Knudt SLETTUM Lars L See SLATEEM Lars L SLA SLO Share This Share on Facebook Share

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'SLO'
    Co E Residence Skogdalen Timber Coulee Upper Coon Valley Buchanan LaCrosse County Wisconsin Born in Nord Fron Norway Civil War Farmer Age 28 Blue eyes dark hair fair complexion 5 8 Enlisted for three years on 11 Dec 1861 at La Crosse and mustered 20 Dec 1861 at Madison Wisconsin Designated Sergeant Taken prisoner at Stone s River 31 Dec 1862 Escaped and made his way back to his own lines Returning he was sent home as a recruiter Promoted from Sergeant to First Sergeant 1 May 1863 and detached on 1 Jul 1863 to serve as a Clerk at 2nd Brigade headquarters by order of Col H C Heg Was in camp at Chattanooga Tennessee on 28 Sep 1863 On recruiting service 21 Nov 1863 Commissioned First Lieutenant on 7 Apr 1864 Wounded in his head near Kennesaw Mountain Georgia on 21 Jun 1864 and died of his wounds in an army hospital at Big Shanty Georgia on 28 Jun 1864 Sloan was one of four officers making coffee during a lull in the battle when an enemy shell fell among them Sources WHS Series 1200 boxes 76 7 77 1 red book vol 20 p70 TAR Buslett p465

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