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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'SUN'
    a few weeks later Civil War Enlisted on 16 Oct 1861 at Fort Snelling Minnesota Taken prisoner at Murfreesboro Tennessee Exchanged Discharged in 1864 He was married on 4 Dec 1866 to Caroline Olson at East Prairieville Rice County In 1868 they came to Alexandria Douglas County and built the Minnesota House hotel Later they created a merchandising business He died last Thursday morning 76 years and 12 days old Sources Park Region Echo Alexandria 23 Nov 1911 p 1 col 3 SUNDE Asmund A MN 11th Inf Co D Residence not shown Born in Norway Civil War Age 36 Enrolled 24 Aug 1864 Mustered the same day Private Discharged from the service with his regiment 26 Jun 1865 Sources MINN p511 MCIW p498 Ulvestad p331 SUNDINE John MN 9th Inf Co H Residence Pembina North Dakota Born in Sweden Civil War Enlisted 21 Aug 1862 Private Promoted to Corporal Transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps Mustered out 10 Oct 1865 Post war Member of GAR Warden Post No 12 Sources ND Archives GAR Roster vol 11 SUNDING Ole US Army Quartermaster Corps Headquarters Born 15 Sep 1895 at Arneberg Norway First World War Age 22 Entered the army on 2 May 1918 at DeSmet South Dakota Private first class Discharged 21 Feb 1919 at Fremont California Post war Died 18 Jul 1936 at age 40 of a heart attack brought on by excessive heat at Iroquois South Dakota He is buried there in Maple Wood Cemetery block 2 lot 6 grave 4 Sources SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records Kingsbury County SUNDQUIST Axel US Navy Born 26 May 1867 at Furland Russia Philippines War Enlistment credited to Pennsylvania Chief Carpenter s Mate Awarded the Medal of Honor On board the U S S Marblehead at the approaches to Caimanera Guantanamo Bay Cuba on 26 and 27 Jul 1898 Displaying heroism Sundquist took part in the perilous work of sweeping for and disabling 27 contact mines Sources America s Medal of Honor Recipients Publ 1977 pp 365 1021 SUNDQUIST Gustav A US Navy Born 4 Jun 1879 in Sweden Philippines War Enlisted from New York Ordinary Seaman 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 Sundquist displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action Sources America s Medal of Honor Recipients Publ 1977 pp 365 1021 SUNDSTUEN Erland WI Residence Upper Coon Valley Vernon County Wisconsin Civil War Private Sources Coon Valley publ 1928 by Upper Coon Valley Norwegian Lutheran Church Coon Valley WI SUNDSTUEN Gunder WI Residence Upper Coon Valley Coon Vernon County Wisconsin Civil War Private Sources Coon Valley publ 1928 by Upper Coon Valley Norwegian Lutheran Church Coon Valley WI SUNDT Jame E IL 12th Cav Co H Residence Chicago Cook County Illinois Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 29 Gray eyes light hair fair complexion 5 11 Enlisted for three

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'SUR'
    4 May 1861 at Madison Wisconsin Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac Wisconsin Private Re enlisted as a veteran on 21 Dec 1863 Mustered out 18 Jul 1865 Sources WHS red book vol 9 p204 SUN SVA 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 'SVA'
    From Roros Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived in Brandt South Dakota Sources Ulvestad p331 Svartviken Anders Svartvik Anders Hendricksen SVARTVIKEN Anders See SVARTVIK Anders SUR SVE 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

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'SVE'
    Andreas SVENDSON Ole MN 5th Inf Co B Residence Chatfield Fillmore County Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 21 Enrolled 2 Mar 1862 Mustered 24 Mar 1862 Private Re enlisted 3 Mar 1864 Veteran Wounded severely 18 Aug 1864 at Redwood Discharged from the service with his regiment 6 Sep 1865 Sources MINN p238 MCIW p286 History of Fillmore County publ 1912 p149 SVENDSON Samuel See SWENSON Emanuel SVENDSON Svend US Navy Born 1 Mar 1835 Civil War Entered service on 18 Nov 1864 Ordinary Seaman Served aboard ships North Carolina Powhatan and Vermont Discharged 18 Apr 1867 Post war Died at age 67 on 13 Jan 1903 in Elliott township Sanborn County South Dakota Buried in Trinity Cemetery in Letcher South Dakota lot 6 grave 4 Sources SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records Sanborn County SVENDSON Torkel MN 10 Inf Co D Residence Zumbrota Goodhue County Minnesota Born in Hallingdal Norway Civil War Age 24 Enrolled 21 Aug 1862 Mustered 9 Oct 1862 Private Discharged from the service with his regiment 19 Aug 1865 Sources MINN p472 MCIW p478 Ulvestad p332 Swenson Torkel SVENNING Tavesen WI 30th Inf Co D Residence South Eau Claire Eau Claire County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Laborer Age 40 Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 8 Enlisted for three years on 14 Dec 1863 at La Crosse Wisconsin Mustered the same day Recruit Private Mustered out 20 Sep 1865 at Louisville Kentucky Sources WHS Series 1200 box 140 5 red book vol 35 Larsen p54 Fjosier Svenning SVENNINGSEN John C NY 1st Inf Co I Residence Brooklyn New York Civil War Private Sources Rygg p47 SVENNINGSON Torger WI 42nd Inf Co A Residence Scandinavia Waupaca County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 39 Married Blue eyes brown hair light complexion 5 5 Enlisted for one year on 29 Aug 1864 at Waupaca Wisconsin Mustered 1 Sep 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Bounty 100 Private Discharged 11 Jun 1865 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 176 2 14 red book vol 47 Svemingson Torge Swenningson Torger SVENNUMSEN Leif From Telemarken Norway Spanish American War Private Post war Lived at Grafton North Dakota Sources Ulvestad p331 SVENSBY Peder Civil War Private Post war Lived for a time in Barron County Wisconsin don t know where he went Sources Ulvestad p331 SVENSEN See SWENSON SVENSON Bent IL 82nd Inf Co I Residence Blackburg Kane County Illinois Born in Christiane Norway Civil War Farmer Age 30 Married Blue eyes light hair fair complexion 5 4 Enlisted for three years on 12 Aug 1862 Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler Illinois Private Mustered out 9 Jun 1865 at Washington DC Sources ILSA reel 7 p73 SVENSON Hans WI 49th Inf Co H Residence Excelsior Sauk County Wisconsin Born Hans Svendsen Lægrei in 1822 at Eidfjord Norway Came to America in 1850 Married in 1853 to Ingbaar Christeforsdatter Jørdre Six children Civil War Farmer Age 43 Blue eyes dark hair fair complexion 5 9 Enlisted for

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'SWA'
    1842 in Gremstad Norway son of Engebret Swanson Came to America in 1848 first to Milwaukee then to Janesville and finally in 1852 to Hudson Wisconsin Civil War Age 21 Enlisted at Hudson Mustered there on 31 Mar 1865 Private Assigned to meet the Sioux This battery built a fort called Fort Wadsworth on the James River Dakota Territory The Fort was later renamed Sisseton Discharged in late 1865 mustered out 26 Feb 1866 Post war Returned to Hudson Worked as a cabinet maker and carpenter for the Western Wisconsin Railroad in Hudson Became General Foreman of the Car Shops Married in 1872 to Cornelia Evenson 1850 1920 Six children Died 21 Jul 1941 Buried in Willow River Cemetery at Hudson Sources Larsen Swanton Anton SWANSON August IL 33rd Inf Co F Residence Galesburg Knox County Illinois Born in Sweden Civil War Age 18 Farmer Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 4 Enlisted for three years on 19 Feb 1864 at Galesburg Illinois and mustered 2 Apr 1864 at Springfield Illinois Private Recruit Transferred from IL 72nd Inf on 17 Jul 1865 Never reported to this Company Listed as prisoner of war Sources ILSA reel three p 39 SWANSON August US Army Medical Veterans Hospital C Born 1 Feb 1887 in Krokstolp Sweden son of Swan Benson First World War Entered service on 24 Jul 1918 at Canton South Dakota Farrier Discharged 20 Jan 1919 Post war Died at age 53 on 3 Aug 1940 at Canton of chronic heart disease Buried in Bethania Cemetery in Fairview South Dakota lot 28 block 1 grave 5 Sources SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records Lincoln County SWANSON Christopher MN 9th Inf Co C Residence Mower County Minnesota From Ovre Telemarken Norway Civil War Age 18 Enrolled 19 Aug 1862 Mustered 5 Oct 1862 Private Captured at Brice Cross Roads Was a Prisoner of War at Andersonville Prison Discharged from the service 31 Jul 1865 Sources MINN p422 MCIW p443 Ulvestad p332 Swenson Christopher SWANSON Hans WI 5th Inf Re organized Co I Residence Wiota Lafayette County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 39 Blue eyes light hair light complexion 6 0¼ Enlisted for one year on 1 Sep 1864 at Wiota Mustered 12 Sep 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Private Mustered out 20 Jun 1865 Sources WHS red book vol 10b p308 SWANSON John IA 2nd Inf Co E Residence Salina Iowa Born in Sweden Civil War Age 19 Enlisted 6 May 1861 Mustered 28 May 1861 Private Discharged for disability on 28 Dec 1861 Sources ISW I cd p113 SWANSON John US Navy Born in 1842 in Sweden Civil War Enlisted from Massachusetts Seaman Awarded the Medal of Honor On board the U S S Santiago de Cuba during the assault on Fort Fisher on 15 Jan 1865 as one of a boat crew detailed to one of the generals on shore Swanson bravely entered the fort in the assault and accompanied his party in carrying dispatches at the height

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'SWE'
    Hans SWENSON Johannes WI 3rd Inf Co K Residence Christiana township Dane County Wisconsin Born at Lote Ullensvang Hordaland in Norway a son of Svend Knudsen Lote and Ragnilda Johannesdatter Came to America in 1836 Civil War Laborer Age 41 Blue eyes brown hair blonde complexion 5 4½ Enlisted for three years on 22 Apr 1861 at Madison Wisconsin Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac Wisconsin Private On regimental records of 25 May 1862 he was listed as a prisoner of war Discharged from the service on 27 Oct 1863 by order of the Secretary of War Sources WHS red book vol 9 p204 RWV vol 1 p426 C Johnson Silver Spring Maryland Svenson Johannes Sveinson Johannes Svendsen Johannes SWENSON John IL 104th Inf Co G Residence Mission La Salle Illinois Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 31 Unmarried Gray eyes light hair light complexion 5 8 Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Ottawa Illinois Mustered there on 27 Aug 1862 Private Discharged from the service for disability on 1 Oct 1862 at Louisville Kentucky Sources ILSA reel 9 p57 SWENSON John A WI 37th Inf Co K Born in Sweden Civil War Age 18 Farmer Unmarried Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 5½ Enlisted for three years on 25 May 1864 at Troy Wisconsin Mustered 8 Jul 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Private Promoted to Corporal 11 Jun 1865 Sources WHS red book vol 42 SWENSON Jonas MN 2nd Inf Co G Residence Helena Scott County Minnesota Born in Norway military records list Sweden Civil War Age 25 Mustered 4 Oct 1861 Private Re enlisted 26 Dec 1864 Discharged from the service with his regiment 11 Jul 1865 Sources MINN p96 MCIW p139 Ulvestad p332 SWENSON Kittel MN 1st Battalion Inf Co F Residence not shown Born in Norway Civil War Age 18 Enrolled 25 Mar 1865 Mustered 22 Mar 1865 Private Discharged from the service with his company 14 Jul 1865 Sources MINN p555 MCIW p75 Ulvestad p332 SWENSON Lars See SWENSON Lewis SWENSON Lewis MN 2nd Inf Co E Residence St Peter Nicollet County Minnesota Born 10 Jul 1842 at Solemsflaatten in Hol Hallingdal Norway His great grandfather was a Scotsman Swenson came to America at age 15 to Nicollet County Minnesota Civil War While a student at Luther College Decorah Winneshiek County Iowa he enlisted Age 19 Enlisted 5 Jul 1861 Mustered the same day Private Wounded in the Battle of Chickamauga Georgia 19 20 Sep 1863 and taken prisoner Discharged from the service on 4 Jul 1864 at expiration of his term Post war Came to Minneapolis in 1879 Eventually became treasurer of the Norwegian Lutheran Church Elected to the Minnesota Senate in 1887 Died in Minneapolis in 1904 Sources MINN p82 MCIW p134 Ulvestad p332 History of the Scandinavians in the United States by O N Nelson Publ in Minneapolis 1893 p610 SWENSON Lewis MN Indian War Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862 The Lake Prairie Rangers of the first Sub district 1st Battalion Special Volunteers State Militia organized in Nicollet County during the Indian War of 1862 Private Service dates unknown Sources MCIW p799 SWENSON Lewis WI 15th Inf Co G Residence Clinton Rock County Wisconsin From Skeie Hardanger Norway Civil War Age 23 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 7 Jan 1862 at Beloit Wisconsin and mustered at Madison Wisconsin 8 Jan 1862 Private Promoted to Corporal 17 Jun 1863 Was taken prisoner at Cairo Illinois but escaped and returned 7 Sep 1863 Put into Pioneer Corps 1 May 1864 Was a standard bearer sometime that year Mustered out with G Company at Chattanooga Tennessee on 13 Jan 1865 Died at Montevideo Minnesota in 1906 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 9 red book vol 20 p98 Buslett p543 Ulvestad p265 Ager p313 Kenneth A Peterson San Jose California Swenson Lars SWENSON Lewis L Civil War Private From Hardanger Norway Wounded Post war Lived in Montevideo Minnesota Sources Ulvestad p332 SWENSON Louis 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 p808 SWENSON Mathew 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 p808 Ulvestad p332 SWENSON Nels WI 14th Inf Co E From Arendal Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived at Valders Wisconsin Buried at West cemetery Valders Wisconsin stone reads 1830 1906 Sources Ulvestad p332 Wisconsin Cemetery Records Hedberg SWENSON Nels B TX 30th Cav Co C CSA Residence Bosque County Texas Born Niels Bersvendsen Lillehogstad on 22 Sep 1836 at Lillehogstad Tynset Hedemarken Norway Came to America with his parents four brothers and a sister in 1851 Settled in Bosque County Texas Norwegian name Bersvendsen changed to Swenson Civil War Age 26 Enlisted for three years or the war on 1 Jul 1862 at Waco Texas Mustered 1 Aug 1862 at Camp McCullock Private He was a bugler hornblaser Reported sick at General Hospital 20 Aug 1862 Became ill while in the army and died 20 Oct 1863 at Fort Washita Indian Territory Buried there Sources Regimental records National Archives Copies furnished by Maurice Jenson Stillwater Minnesota Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces by C A Clausen amp Derwood Johnson publ in Norwegian American Studies volume 25 Northfield Minnesota p115 Ulvestad p332 www borgerkrigen info Swenson Niels SWENSON Nicholas IA 7th Inf Co I Residence Eddyville Iowa Born in Sweden Civil War Age 20 Enlisted 24 Jul 1861 Mustered 22 Aug 1861 Private Re enlisted and re mustered 5 Jan 1864 Promoted to Corporal on 1 Sep 1864 Promoted to Sergeant on 26 Jun 1865 Mustered out 15 Jul 1865 at Louisville Kentucky Sources ISW I cd p123 SWENSON Ole WI 15th Inf Co C Residence Norway Township Racine

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'SWI'
    book vol 51 SWIGGUM Thomas A Residence Grand Forks North Dakota From Hasslo Indre Sogn Norway Spanish American War Sergeant Sources Ulvestad p261 SWINESON Christian WI 14th Inf Co D Born in Norway Civil War Age 33 Farmer Blue eyes brown hair florid complexion 6 Enlisted for three years on 27 Nov 1863 at La Crosse Private Took part in the Red River Expedition of 1864 and died on board a transport near Memphis Tennessee on 30 May 1864 Sources WHS red book vol 19 p84 SWINSON Guyhard MN 11th Inf Co K Residence not shown Born in Norway Civil War Age 18 Enrolled 31 Aug 1864 Mustered the same day Private Discharged from the service with his regiment 26 Jun 1865 Sources MINN p529 MCIW p506 SWINSON Hogge MN 11th Inf Co K Residence not shown Born in Norway Civil War Age 23 Enrolled 31 Aug 1864 Mustered the same day Private Discharged from the service with his regiment 26 Jun 1865 Sources MINN p529 MCIW p506 SWINSON Lewis MN 11th Inf Co K Residence not shown Born in Norway Civil War Age 18 Enrolled 31 Aug 1864 Mustered the same day Private Discharged from the service with his

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'SYL'
    Enlisted for three months on 17 Apr 1861 at Madison Wisconsin Mustered 17 May 1861 at Milwaukee Wisconsin Private Engaged in the Battle of Falling Waters Virginia 2 Jul 1861 Mustered out 21 Aug 1861 at Milwaukee expiration of term Post war Married 16 Jan 1864 to Matilda Brown 1847 1932 Known to have been living in 1880 in Stoughton Sources WHS red book vol 7 Naeseth 47 1156 SYF

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