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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'WAE'
    Caroline Poulsen Came to America at age 23 arriving in New Orleans on 12 Jul 1847 on the New England from Havre France Married 10 Sep 1848 to Elise Amalie Tvede Civil War Enlisted 8 Feb 1862 at Canton Texas Served first with the 1st Cavalry of Texas State Troops later as a Second Lieutenant with TX 11th Inf Co E Relieved of duty 25 Jun 1862 Later served as a private in TX 1st Cav Co F Post war He was murdered in Prairieville Kaufman County Texas on 17 Nov 1866 Buried in Four Mile Cemetery Prairieville In one of his wife s letters she said her husband had been three times in the army Sources Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces by C A Clausen amp Derwood Johnson publ in Norwegian American Studies volume 25 Northfield Minnesota p115 The Lady with the Pen edited by C A Clausen publ Norwegian American Historical Association 1961 Naeseth vol 3 p6 www borgerkrigen info Warenskjold William Van Shaw W WAC WAG 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 'WAG'
    1865 Mustered out 17 May 1865 at Fort Leavenworth Kansas After the war he lived at Eldorado Iowa Sources ISW IV p1386 1498 Ulvestad p262 WAGNER Louis IL 52nd Inf Co F Residence Fulton City Whiteside County Illinois Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 24 Unmarried Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 10 Enlisted for three years on 1 Oct 1861 at Fulton City Mustered 19 Nov 1861 at Geneva Illinois Private Re enlisted as a Veteran for three years on 25 Dec 1863 at Pulaski Tennessee Re mustered there on 8 Jan 1864 Mustered out 6 Jul 1865 at Louisville Kentucky Sources ILSA reel 5 p79 WAGONER Georg WI 15th Inf Co A Residence Chicago Illinois Born on Lake Ontario Civil War Age 28 Unmarried A sailor Brown eyes black hair fair complexion 6 1 Enlisted for three years on 26 Oct 1861 at Chicago Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison Wisconsin Private Assigned as Wagoner Missing from Regiment on the way from Springfield Illinois to St Louis Missouri on 3 Mar 1862 Listed as a deserter Was never mustered out Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 3 red book vol 20 p20 Buslett p371 Meeker Hedberg

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'WAH'
    in Germany Civil War Age 26 Enrolled 26 Jun 1861 Mustered the same day Private Transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps 26 Sep 1863 Sources MINN p58 MCIW p125 682 Ulvestad p339 WAG WAI 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 'WAL'
    War Age 21 Enlisted 30 Jun 1861 as a Corporal Mustered the same day Discharged for disability on 24 Feb 1862 On 25 Jun 1863 Wall enlisted again this time as a Sergeant in IA Seventh Cavalry Co H Mustered 10 Jul 1863 Transferred to IA Seventh Cavalry Reorganized Co H Promoted to First Sergeant 12 Jan 1865 Mustered out 17 May 1865 at Fort Leavenworth Kansas Sources ISW IV cd p134 p 247 ISW VI p 133 WALL Nicolas WI 44th Inf Co I Residence Onalaska La Crosse County Wisconsin Enlistment credited to Barre La Crosse County Born in Sweden Civil War Age 37 Farmer Blue eyes brown hair sandy complexion 5 9 Enlisted for one year on 7 Feb 1865 at La Crosse and mustered there the same day Sources WHS red book vol 49 blue book Wall Nicholas WALL Sivert T MN 12th Inf Co I Residence Glenville Minnesota Born in Norway Spanish American War Age 23 Enrolled and mustered 2 Jul 1898 at Albert Lea Minnesota Private Mustered out 5 Nov 1898 at New Ulm Minnesota Sources MSAW p183 WALL William WI 15th Inf Co C Residence Waterford Racine County Wisconsin Civil War Age 18 Enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at Waterford and mustered at Madison Wisconsin on 28 Jan 1864 Private Recruit Joined the Company at Strawberry Plains Virginia on 31 Mar 1864 Sick at Pine Station 4 Aug 1864 Transferred to Company H at Whiteside Tennessee 1 Jan 1865 Temporarily assigned to the 24th Infantry Transferred to Company K of the Wisconsin 13th on 18 Jun 1865 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 13 red book vol 20 p50 Buslett p431 WALLE Ludwig I IL 89th Inf Co D Residence Chicago Cook County Illinois Born in Norway Civil War Sailor Age 25 Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 3½ Enlisted for three years on 8 Jan 1864 at Chicago and mustered there the same day Private Transferred to Illinois 59th Infantry Company D Mustered out 8 Dec 1865 at New Braunfels Texas Sources ILSA reel 6 p23 reel 8 p18 reel 47 9 p23 WALLER Charll WI 28th Inf Co C Residence Oconomowoc Waukesha County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Unmarried Age 23 Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 8½ slim build Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Oconomowoc Mustered 13 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee Wisconsin Private Mustered out at Brownsville Texas 23 Aug 1865 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 132 5 14 red book vol 33 Waller Carl WALLER Halvor WI 28th Inf Co F Residence Merton Waukesha County Wisconsin Born in Porsgrund Norway Civil War Farmer Unmarried Age 23 Hazel eyes black hair dark complexion 6 slim build Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Merton Mustered 13 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee Wisconsin Private Absent sick in a hospital at Keokuk Iowa since 5 Jun 1863 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 132 8 14 red book vol 33 WALLS Nelson

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'WAM'
    1861 Mustered in October 1861 at Milwaukee Wisconsin Private Mustered out at Milwaukee in October 1864 expiration of term of service Sources WHS Series 1200 box 2 red book vol 7 Warmdorph Edward WAL WAN 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 'WAN'
    Orleans during January and until 4 Feb 1862 Resigned his commission on 16 Oct 1862 Sources www borgerkrigen info WANG George W LA 5th Inf Co G CSA Born in Norway Civil War On Company rolls from Jul 1862 to Dec 1863 Quartermaster Absent on leave during Jan and Feb 1864 On rolls until Apr 1864 Sources www borgerkrigen info WANGBERG Ole See VAN BERG Ole WANGEN Andreas WI 15th Inf Born at Ringerike Norway on 13 May 1838 Emigrated from Norderhov Hadeland Norway 16 Apr 1859 Came to Highland or Lanesboro Minnesota Married Caroline Mathea Lived at Lanesboro Minnesota Civil War Private Died 22 Nov 1911 Sources Ulvestad p339 Letter Cliff Thompson Edina Minnesota Ask Andreas Vangen Andrew WANGEN Andrew MN 12th Inf Co I Residence Hayward Minnesota Born in Norway Spanish American War Age 22 Enrolled 29 Apr 1898 at Albert Lea Minnesota Mustered 6 May at Camp Ramsey Private Mustered out 5 Nov 1898 at New Ulm Minnesota Sources MSAW p182 WANGEN Johannes Torstensen From Aurlandsvangen Sogn Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived at Cannon Falls Minnesota Sources Ulvestad p339 WAM WAR Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Google

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'WAR'
    Chicago Mustered 15 Apr 1862 at Camp Butler Private Discharged from the service for disability 8 Mar 1865 Sources ILSA reel 4 p44 WARDRUM K C P IL 39th Inf Co H Residence Chicago Cook County Illinois Born in Norway Civil War Bookbinder Age 18 Unmarried Blue eyes light hair fair complexion 5 4½ Enlisted for three years on 4 Mar 1862 at Chicago Mustered 15 Apr 1862 at Camp Butler Private Mustered out 23 Mar 1865 expiration of term of service Sources ILSA reel 4 p55 WARENSKJOLD Johan See WAERENSKJOLD William WARNER Clemet E Residence Windsor Dane County Wisconsin Civil War Captain Correspondent Lost his left arm and was taken prisoner during the Civil War Returned to Windsor after the war and became a member of the State Legislature Granted a pension of 30 a month because of the loss of his right arm Sources Ulvestad p256 Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1 1883 living in Wisconsin Park Genealogical Books Roseville Minnesota publ 1998 WARNER Hans B WI 37th Inf Co G Residence Clifton Pierce County Wisconsin Born in Sondre Gausdal Gudbrandsdalen Norway Civil War Age 19 Farmer Unmarried Blue eyes light hair fair complexion 5 9 Enlisted for three years on 28 Mar 1864 at Prescott Wisconsin and mustered at Madison Wisconsin on 27 May 1864 Private Wounded 30 Jul 1864 Transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps 14 Mar 1865 Discharged 14 Jul 1865 at Madison Died in Ellsworth Wisconsin before 1907 Sources WHS red book vol 42 Ulvestad p339 WARP John WI 15th Inf Co D Residence New Lisbon Juneau County Wisconsin Civil War Age 28 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 28 Oct 1861 at New Lisbon and mustered at Madison Wisconsin 8 Dec 1861 Private Wounded and taken prisoner in Battle of Stone

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'WAS'
    Kennesaw Mountain Georgia 21 Jun 1864 Mustered out with I Company at Chattanooga on 10 Feb 1865 Post war Died at St Lawrence 21 Apr 1867 A stone reading John Wasrud 1867 is in Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery Sect I Row 15 Scandinavia Waupaca County Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 11 red book vol 20 p126 Buslett p611 Ager p316 Ulvestad p262 Gjertveit email 16 Oct 2002 from Shirley Wasrud Johnson USGenWeb Archives by Geraldine Trinrud Waserud John Wasrud John WASMUTH John C U S Navy Residence Brooklyn Kings County New York Johannes Castberg Holmboe Wasmuth was born in 1842 near Tromso Norway Came to America in 1859 Civil War Enlisted on 9 Jul 1864 as James Casey for a three year hitch as a seaman He was a Marine Soldier Served on the North Carolina Brandywine Saugus and at the Washington D C Navy Yard Wasmuth was severely wounded at Fort Fisher near Cape Fear North Carolina in January 1865 A big gun exploded blowing him down into the ship s engine room He was unconscious for eleven days He was discharged from the service 31 Jul 1865 Went back to Norway after the war then returned to Brooklyn where he died in 1913 Sources Rygg p51 Ulvestad p339 WASRUD Amund J WI 42nd Inf Co A Residence Iola Waupaca County Wisconsin Born 10 Jul 1835 at Hole in Norway a son of Gudmund Olsen Sonstehage and Kari Torgersdatter Hole Civil War Farmer Age 29 Unmarried Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 5 Enlisted for one year on 29 Aug 1864 at Waupaca Wisconsin Enlistment credited to Prairie du Sac Sauk County Mustered 1 Sep 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Bounty 100 Private Discharged 11 Jun 1865 Post war Died 26 May 1866 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 176

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