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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'BEN'
    County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Married Age 34 Blue eyes light hair sandy complexion 5 5 Enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at La Crosse Mustered there the same day Bounty 302 Private Recruit Joined the company at Vicksburg Was in the skirmish at Decatur Alabama Was in the battles of Resaca Dallas and Atlanta Transferred to WI 12th Inf Co E on 2 Jun 1865 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 121 16 red book vol 17 p84 vol 30 BENSON Bennet MN 6th Inf Co F Residence Not shown Born in Norway Civil War Age 14 Enrolled 18 Jul 1862 Mustered 1 Oct 1862 Private Musician Transferred to Co A 29 Sep 1862 Discharged from the service for disability 17 Apr 1863 Sources MINN p298 MCIW p338 BENSON Christian MN 2nd Inf Co K Residence St Paul Ramsey County Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 40 Mustered 10 Sep 1861 Private Wounded at Mill Spring Kentucky 19 Jan 1862 Discharged from the service for disability 19 Apr 1862 Post war Living in Carver Carver County Minnesota in 1883 pensioned at 6 a month for gunshot wounds to his right thigh and injury to his abdomen pension granted Oct 1877 Sources MINN p110 MCIW p144 686 Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1 1883 living in Minnesota publ 1994 Park Genealogical Books Brooklyn Park Minnesota Ulvestad p270 BENSON Elof Spanish American War Private Post war Lived in Valley City North Dakota Sources Ulvestad p271 BENSON George IL 34th Inf Unassigned Recruit Residence Chicago Cook County Illinois Born in Norway Civil War Printer Age 21 Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 8 Enrolled for one year on 7 Mar 1865 at Chicago as a substitute for John L Best Mustered there the same day Private Never joined his regiment Mustered out 23 Apr 1865 at Springfield Illinois Sources ILSA reel three p 123 BENSON George WI Hv Arty 1st Reg Co H Residence Winchester Winnebago County Wisconsin Born about 1840 in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 24 Unmarried Blue eyes brown hair light complexion 5 9 Enlisted for one year on 31 Aug 1864 at Green Bay Wisconsin and mustered there the same day Bounty 100 Private Mustered out 26 Jun 1865 Post war In 1890 he was living in Lamberton Redwood County Minnesota Sources WHS Series 1200 box 245 9 red book vol 6 Civil War Veterans of Winnebago County Wisconsin by David A Langkau History of the town of Winchester Winnebago Wisconsin publ 2002 4 7 1890 Veterans and Widows Census Minnesota No 123 roll 22 BENSON George From Tinn Telemarken Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived in Lamberton Minnesota A man in Lamberton also reported to be a Civil War Veteran was named Gullick Benson This may be the same man Sources Ulvestad p271 BENSON Gilbert WI 42nd Inf Co H Residence Lake Mills Jefferson County Wisconsin Enlistment credited to Rock Rock County Born in Norway Civil War Laborer

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'BER'
    Two children He moved to Owatonna Steele County Minnesota where he became a moulder and later an ornamenter and painter for a firm called Lowth amp Howe Sources WHS Series 1200 box 132 12 14 red book vol 33 Naeseth Hedberg 49 2556 BERG Mikkel Civil War Post war Buried at Perry Daleyville Wisconsin stone reads 1830 1914 Sources Wisconsin Cemetery Records BERG Olai Residence Thief River Falls Minnesota Spanish American War Private Wounded and died during disability furlough at Thief River Falls Sources Ulvestad p271 BERG Ole Iversen Residence Freeborn County Minnesota From Nordland Norway Civil War Private Post war Killed 1865 or died of blood poisoning Sources Ulvestad p271 BERG Ole Jacobsen Residence Clinton Minnesota Born in 1831 at Ovre Berg Norway Came to the US in 1856 Civil War He became a lieutenant Post war He died in 1879 Sources Brevet Hjem by Per Jevne Publ 1975 by Adresseavisen Trondheim Norway p73 BERG Ole O Spanish American War Private Post war Lived in Grafton North Dakota Sources Ulvestad p271 BERG Ole Pedersen From Bynesset Prestegjeld Frondhjem Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived in Dresser Junction Wisconsin Sources Ulvestad p271 BERG Ole T MN 7th Inf Co G Residence Red Wing Goodhue County Minnesota Born in Nummedal Norway Civil War Age 21 Enrolled 15 Aug 1862 Mustered 2 Oct 1862 Served in both Indian and Civil wars Corporal Discharged from the service for disability 7 Jun 1865 Post war Living in Zumbrota Minnesota in 1907 Sources MINN p347 MCIW p380 Ulvestad p262 BERG Peter IA 9th Inf Co K Residence Burlington Iowa Born in Norway Civil War Age 23 Enlisted 16 Nov 1861 Mustered 16 Nov 1864 Private No record after 13 Feb 1865 Sources ISW II p31 BERG Richard WI 28th Inf Co F Born in Sweden Civil War Age 30 Laborer Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 7 Enlisted for one year on 17 Sep 1864 at Milwaukee Wisconsin Mustered there the same day Private Discharged 19 Jul 1865 at Clarksville Texas Sources WHS red book vol 33 BERG Sigurd From Telemarken Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived at Maynard Minnesota Sources Ulvestad p271 BERG Ulrik K MN 10th Inf Co D Residence Holden Goodhue County Minnesota Born in Aurdal Norway Civil War Age 29 Enrolled 22 Aug 1862 Mustered 9 Oct 1862 Private Died 1 Oct 1864 at Memphis Tennessee Sources MINN p471 Ulvestad p271 BERGA Gilbert O See OLSON Gilbert BERGAN Klaus From Torrisdal Norway Civil War Private Post war Died in Waupaca Wisconsin before 1907 Sources Ulvestad p271 BERGAN Knut From Torrisdal Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived in Northland Wisconsin Buried at New Hope Iola Wisconsin stone reads 12 Jul 1829 22 Nov 1912 Sources Ulvestad p271 Wisconsin Cemetery Records Bergen Knut BERGAN Ole Olsen See OLSEN Ole BERGBAKER Ole Oleson WI 45th Inf Co H Residence Liberty Manitowoc County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Age 34 Farmer Married Blue eyes light hair healthy complexion 5 6 Enlisted for one year on 7 Oct 1864 at Eaton Wisconsin Mustered 19 Nov 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Private Sources WHS red book vol 50 BERGE Amund See PETERSON Amund BERGE Andrew O WI 14th Inf Co G Residence Eaton Manitowoc County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Age 22 Laborer Blue eyes black hair light complexion 5 3¾ Enlisted for three years on 23 Sep 1861 at Eaton and mustered 3 Jan 1862 at Fond du Lac Wisconsin Private Discharged from the service due to wounds received in the battle of Corinth Mississippi on 3 Oct 1862 Sources WHS red book vol 19 p132 BERGE B O Spanish American War Post war Lived in Ann Arbor Michigan Sources Ulvestad p271 BERGE Frederick WI 32nd Inf Co F Residence Sturgeon Bay Door County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Age 35 Farmer Unmarried Blue eyes sandy hair light complexion 5 11 Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Sturgeon Bay Mustered 25 Sep 1862 at Oshkosh Wisconsin Private Present with the reg t in all its campaigns Detached as guard at Regimental Headquarters during November 1864 Sources WHS red book vol 37 BERGE Gullick WI 18th Inf Co E Born 1 Apr 1832 at Valders Norway Civil War Private Post war Died 6 Feb 1890 at Decorah Winneshiek County Iowa Buried at Decorah Lutheran Cemetery Sources DGA Ulvestad p271 Wisconsin Cemetery Records Hedberg Berge Gullek I BERGE Halvor From Gudbrandsdalen Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived near Beldenville Wisconsin Sources Ulvestad p271 BERGE Iver O See OLSON Iver Berg BERGE Nels W WI 16th Inf Co G Residence Deerfield Dane County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Married Age 29 Hazel eyes light hair fair complexion 5 7¾ Drafted Enrolled for one year on 19 Sep 1864 at Janesville Wisconsin and mustered there the same day Private Joined this company on 8 Nov 1864 Was on the march through Georgia the Carolinas Virginia and Washington DC Discharged from the service 5 Jun 1865 at Washington DC Sources WHS Series 1200 box 80 18 red book vol 21 p150 BERGE Ole See PETERSON Ole WI 30th Inf Co F BERGE Ole Olsen See OLSON Ole BERGE Peter WI 28th Inf Co C Born in Christiania Norway Civil War Wagonmaker Age 25 Black eyes black hair dark complexion 5 3¼ Enlisted for one year on 1 Sep 1864 at Milwaukee Wisconsin Mustered there the same day Bounty 100 33 33 paid Enlistment credited to Merton Waukesha County Wisconsin Private Discharged at Clarksville Texas 19 Jul 1865 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 132 13 red book vol 33 Berg Peter BERGE Sivert Spanish American War Private Cavalryman Post war Lived at Bradish Nebraska Sources Ulvestad p271 BERGEN John Civil War Post war Buried at Forest Hill Madison Wisconsin Sources Wisconsin Cemetery Records BERGEN Knut See BERGAN Knut BERGER Thomas N NY 1st Inf Co I Residence Brooklyn New York Civil War Private Sources Rygg p47 BERGERNDAHL Frederick US 4th

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'BES'
    Mustered out with his Company on 17 Oct 1864 at Chicago Sources ILSA reel 11 p23 BESSESEN Ole IL 132nd Inf Co I Residence Chicago Cook County Illinois Born in Norway Civil War Porter Age 24 Unmarried Blue eyes light hair fair complexion 5 6 Enlisted for 100 days on 20 May 1864 at Chicago Mustered on 1 Jun 1864 at Camp Fry Illinois Private Mustered out with his Company on 17 Oct 1864 at Chicago Sources ILSA reel 11 p23 BESTELAND Andrew Torgusen From Sætersdalen Norway Civil War Private Wounded in the Battle of Resaca Georgia 14 15 May 1864 Post war Lived in Glenwood Minnesota Sources Ulvestad p271 BESTELAND Christopher From Sætersdalen Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived in Goodhue County Minnesota Dead before 1907 Sources Ulvestad p272 BESTELAND Knud E From Sætersdalen Norway Civil War Private Post war Died at age 80 in Redwood County Minnesota Sources Ulvestad p272 BESTELAND Sivind From Sætersdalen Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived in Hanley Falls Minnesota Sources Ulvestad p272 BESTRUP Nicolai See BIDSTRUP Nicolay BESTUL Ole R See RASMUSSON Ole BER BEV Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Google Email this

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'BEV'
    Dec 1861 Private Became unfit for service and was discharged from the service in Murfreesboro on 9 Apr 1863 Sources WHS Series 1200 boxes 76 6 78 3 red book vol 20 p58 Buslett p439 Ager p300 BES BID 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 'BID'
    Dec 1862 Also sick 26 Dec 1862 Sent to Convalescent Camp at Stevenson Alabama 28 Aug 1863 Transferred to Invalid Corps Veterans Reserve Corps on 1 Sep 1863 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 7 red book vol 20 p70 TAR Buslett p472 Ager p303 Bestrup Nicolai BEV BIE Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Google Email this Page Collections What Is In

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'BIE'
    1842 in Kristiania Oslo Norway Came to America at age 19 and immediately enlisted Civil War Farmer Age 19 Gray eyes light hair light complexion 5 6 Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Milwaukee Wisconsin Mustered there on 22 Aug 1862 Bonus paid 25 Private Was in the battles of Perryville and Stone s River Transferred to the Invalid Corps on 1 May 1863 Served until the end of the war Discharged from the service 31 Aug 1865 at Louisville Kentucky Post war Lived in Rochester Minnesota Elected State Auditor in 1890 Died in 1914 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 118 11 red book vol 29 History of the Scandinavians in the United States by O N Nelson Publ Minneapolis 1893 p338 History of the Norwegian People in America by Olaf Morgan Norlie publ 1925 p487 Ulvestad p272 Biermann Adolph BID BIL 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 B BIE Listings Visit Exhibitions Collections Events Norway

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'BIL'
    Co H Residence Christiania Dane County Wisconsin Born 8 Feb 1828 son of Even Stenersen Bilstad and Dagne Tollefsdatter Midgaard He came to America with his parents and four siblings on Aeolus which sailed from Havre France and arrived in New York on 28 Aug 1843 They came to Oakland Township Jefferson County Wisconsin Civil War Age 33 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 21 Oct 1861 at Christiania and mustered at Madison Wisconsin 13 Feb 1862 Named Sergeant Promoted to First Sergeant 1 Jan 1863 Served with the provision transport from Stevenson Alabama in October 1863 Sick in Chattanooga Tennessee 28 Nov 1863 Mustered out with Company H on 13 Feb 1865 at Chattanooga Post war Lived in Jackson County Minnesota from 1867 to 1873 after which he returned to Dane County Buried at East Koshkonong Cemetery Wisconsin Dates on stone 1828 1894 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 10 red book vol 20 p112 Buslett p554 photo Ulvestad p259 Ager p279 photo p309 Naeseth 43 1559 Hedberg BIE BIR 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

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'BIR'
    at Madison Wisconsin Private Detached to be a guard on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad 10 Nov 1862 Was in the battles of Wilderness Land Hill Spottsylvania Cold Harbor Petersburg Discharged 13 Jul 1864 expiration of term of service Sources WHS red book vol 11 p22 BIL BJE Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Google Email this Page Collections What Is In Vesterheim

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