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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'BOU'
    went to Iowa Civil War Age 18 Enrolled 15 Aug 1864 Mustered the same day Recruit Private Said to have taken part in Sherman s march to the sea Discharged from the service 12 Jun 1865 Post war In 1878 he moved to Fargo Dakota Territory and became a merchant in the firm of Olson amp Ellison Joined GAR 16 Jun 1885 Sources MINN p213 History of Fillmore County vol 1 publ 1912 p147 Fargo North Dakota Argus 7 Jun 1894 p 20 GAR Post Descriptive Book folder 6 North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies Fargo 1885 Census Dakota Territory Bagne E Ellison Ellison E BOUGRUD Ole Haraldsen From Hitterdal Telemarken Norway Born 2 Apr 1827 in Heddal Norway possibly a son of Harald Haraldsen Tinne and Mari Ottersdatter He came to America on Salvator which sailed from Porsgrunn and arrived in New York in July 1843 He came to Hartland Township Freeborn County Minnesota He married Asloug 1831 Civil War Private Wounded twice Post war Died at Hartland Minnesota Sources Ulvestad p273 Naeseth 43 298 Bougerud Ole BOUSON Anton See BOASON Anton BOT BOV Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share on Google Email

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'BOV'
    to America in 1850 Civil War Private Post war He lived at Gayville South Dakota Sources Ulvestad p274 Oudenstad p136 BOU BOW 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

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'BOW'
    the battle of Perryville Kentucky on 8 Oct 1862 in a skirmish near Lancaster Kentucky on 14 Oct 1862 in the Battle of Stone s River 30 Dec 1831 where he was taken prisoner in the Battle of Chickamauga Georgia 19 amp 20 Sep 1863 in the siege of Dalton in the Battle of Reseca Georgia 14 amp 15 May 1864 in the battle of New Hope Church Georgia 27 May where he was shot through the left leg Report signed by Lt Ch Olson commanding the company Mustered out with his Company on 13 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga Tennessee Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 8 15 red book vol 20 p86 Buslett p500 Ulvestad p273 BOWMAN Edward IL 52nd Inf Co C Residence South Grove De Kalb County Illinois Born in Norway Civil War Gunsmith Age 26 Unmarried Gray eyes dark hair light complexion 5 7 Enlisted for three years on 16 Sep 1861 at South Grove Mustered 19 Nov 1861 at Geneva Illinois Private Re enlisted as a Veteran for three years on 25 Dec 1863 at Pulaski Tennessee Mustered there 8 Jan 1864 Residence listed at time of re enlistment is Sycamore De Kalb County Mustered out on 6 Jul 1865 at Louisville Kentucky Sources ILSA reel 5 p65 BOWMAN John A IL 15th Inf Co C Residence Rockfor Winnebago County Illinois Born in Sweden Civil War Age 20 Farmer Unmarried Blue eyes brown hair light complexion 5 5 Enlisted for three years on 24 May 1861 at Freeport Illinois and mustered there the same day Private Discharged for disability at Memphis Tennessee on 30 Aug 1862 Sources ILSA reel one p 12 BOWMAN John A IL 81st Inf Co G Residence Marion Williamson County Illinois Born in Norway Civil War Brickmason Age 25 Married Blue

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'BOY'
    eyes blond hair dark complexion 5 10 Enlisted for three years on 8 Aug 1862 at Lisbon Mustered 8 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler Illinois Private Mustered out with Company on 12 Jul 1865 at Mobile Alabama Sources ILSA reel 8 p15 BOYD Lars J IL 91st Inf Co E Residence Lisbon Kendall County Illinois Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 28 Unmarried Blue eyes blond hair dark complexion 5 9 Enlisted for three years on 8 Aug 1862 at Lisbon Mustered 8 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler Illinois Private Discharged from the service for disability on 29 Apr 1863 at St Louis Missouri Sources ILSA reel 8 p15 BOYD Lars P From Skaanevik Norway Civil War Private Wounded Post war Died at Lee Illinois Sources Ulvestad p273 BOYE George Adolph WI 15th Inf Co A Residence Chicago Illinois Norwegian Born in Denmark in June 1832 Came to the US in 1861 Civil War Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 25 Nov 1861 at Chicago Mustered at Madison Wisconsin 27 Dec 1861 Musician Private Mustered out with his company on 20 Dec 1864 Chattanooga Tennessee Married Emma Johnson in 1866 Four sons In 1902 he was living in Albert Lea Minnesota working as a gardener and carpenter Died 4 Feb 1912 Buried in Graceland Cemetery In his GAR history list he stated that he had been wounded at Chickamauga Georgia He said he took part in the battles for Mississippi River Island No 10 Perryville Murfreesburo Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 3 red book vol 20 p14 blue book vol 20 p12 Buslett p346 Ager p291 Ulvestad p273 Meeker FCHS Albert Lea GAR post records Boye Adolf BOYESEN Fredrik WI 15th Inf Co G Residence Madison Dane County Wisconsin Civil War Age 25 Unmarried

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'BRA'
    WI 19th Civil War Sources Ole G Hougan s Civil War Diary 11 Feb 1863 BRAMAN John IA 16th Inf Co D Residence Fort Dodge Iowa Born in Denmark Civil War Age 41 Enlisted 9 Dec 1863 Mustered the same day Private Missing in action on 22 Jul 1864 at Atlanta Georgia Died of fever on 6 Apr 1865 at Baltimore Maryland Buried in Loudon Park National Cemetery in Baltimore Sources ISW II cd p24 BRANDHAGEN Andrew T IA 38th Inf Co E Born 1844 Civil War Post war Civil war emblem beside grave stone at Washington Prairie Lutheran Church Cemetery Decorah Winneshiek County Iowa Stone gives dates 1844 1937 Sources DGA KJR BRANDON Ole IL 82nd Inf Co I Residence Chicago Cook County Illinois Born in Hakedal Norway Civil War Farmer Age 20 Unmarried Gray eyes brown hair fair complexion 5 4 Enlisted for three years on 28 Jul 1862 at Chicago Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler Illinois Private Mustered out 9 Jun 1865 at Washington DC Sources ILSA reel 7 p72 BRANDON Ole MN Inf Co I Born in Ness Hedemarken Norway Came to US in the 50s Civil War Enlisted 28 Jul 1862 Private Discharged from the service 30 Jun 1865 Post war Came to Brandon Douglas County Minnesota in 1865 Married Five children Died of cancer on 17 Jan 1902 Sources DCHS card file Douglas County Death Index p 64 Obituary Alexandria Citizen 23 Jan 1902 p 8 col 4 Ulvestad p273 BRANDSTAD George O WI 15th Inf Co A Residence Chicago Illinois Civil War Age 20 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 26 Oct 1861 at Chicago Mustered at Madison Wisconsin on 15 Nov 1861 Private Absent in arrest at Mississippi river Island No 10 since 17 May 1862 Named Sergeant Taken prisoner at Chickamauga Georgia 20 Sep 1863 Held in a prison at Richmond Virginia then sent to the prison at Andersonville Georgia where he died of diarrhea on 6 Aug 1864 Buried in Andersonville Cemetery grave 4875 Entered on Roll of Honor 14 Feb 1865 Sources WHS Series 1200 boxes 76 3 259 2 red book vol 20 p14 blue book vol 20 p12 Love p1082 Buslett p347 Ulvestad p259 273 Ager p291 Brunsted George Branstad George BRANDSTAD Ole C See BRANSTAD Ole Christian BRANDT Andris Civil War Sergeant Buried at Forest Hill Madison Wisconsin Sources Wisconsin Cemetery Records BRANDT Ivar A WI 15th Inf Co D Residence Oconomowoc Waukesha County Wisconsin Born in Valders Norway about 1834 Civil War Age 27 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 30 Oct 1861 at Oconomowoc and mustered at Madison Wisconsin on 8 Dec 1861 Appointed Corporal 1 Jan 1862 and promoted to Sergeant on 2 May 1862 Promoted to First Sergeant on 1 Dec 1862 Seriously wounded at Stone s River Tennessee on 31 Dec 1862 and sent to hospital in Nashville Tennessee and later to a camp at Dennison Ohio Mustered out with D Company at Chattanooga Tennessee on 13 Feb 1865

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'BRE'
    Born 21 Mar 1835 in Brenden in Torpa Hedalen Valders Norway Civil War Age 24 Unmarried Farmer Brown eyes black hair dark complexion 5 6 Enlisted for three years on 17 Dec 1861 in Iowa County Wisconsin Enlistment credited to Iowa County Mustered 1 Jan 1862 at Madison Wisconsin Private Left sick in hospital at Iuka Mississippi 20 Aug 1862 Assigned as an escort with the provision transport from Stevenson Alabama 13 Oct 1863 Sick in Chattanooga 28 Nov 1863 Also sick again at Stevenson Alabama 31 Dec 1863 Was said to have been in 27 battles Wounded Mustered out with Company in Chattanooga Tennessee 20 Dec 1864 Post war Married on 14 Oct 1866 to Joran Haugen Ten children Halvor Brenden died 6 Apr 1912 in Osage Mitchell County Iowa Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 7 red book vol 20 p72 Buslett p472 Ager p303 TAR Letter to Minneapolis Norwegian Language Newspaper 1892 signed A K Brenden Bend Oregon Oudenstad p120 Ulvestad p273 Eugene Olswold Rochester Minnesota photo Unidentified family group sheet BRENDEN Johannes WI Born in Torpa Hedalen Valders Norway Civil War Believed to have fallen in the war Sources Oudenstad p120 BRENDUM Hendrick N WI 47th Inf Co D Residence Helvetia Waupaca County Wisconsin Enlistment credited to Harmony Rock County Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 35 Married Blue eyes brown hair light complexion 6 Enlisted for one year on 31 Jan 1865 at Scandinavia Wisconsin Mustered 10 Feb 1865 at Madison Wisconsin Bounty 100 33 33 paid Private Sources WHS Series 1200 box 188 5 red book vol 52 BRENNUM Hovel J WI 22nd Inf Co G Residence Wiota Township Lafayette County Wisconsin Born Hovel Johannesen Brænnum on 20 Jan 1844 at Nordre Land Oppland Norway son of Johannes Hovelsen Brænnum and Ingeborg Hovelsdatter

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'BRI'
    red book vol 52 History of the town of Winchester Winnebago Wisconsin publ 2002 4 7 BRITTON Andrew WI 43rd Inf Co E Residence Norway Township Racine County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 18 Unmarried Blue eyes brown hair dark complexion 5 8 Enlisted for one year on 2 Sep 1864 at Milwaukee Wisconsin Mustered there the same day Bounty 100 Private Mustered out with his company on 24 Jun 1865 at Nashville Tennessee Sources WHS Series 1200 box 178 13 red book vol 48 blue book 49 BRITTON Harvey E WI 15th Inf Co B Residence Norway Township Racine County Wisconsin Born 1835 in Norway son of Halvor and Anne Marie Britton Civil War Age 24 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 11 Nov 1861 at Waterford Wisconsin and mustered at Madison Wisconsin on 2 Dec 1861 Corporal Assigned to Company C but promoted to First Sergeant and reassigned to Company B on 1 Jan 1863 Taken prisoner in the battle of Picket s Mill Georgia in 1864 Died in Andersonville Prison of Scurvy on 10 Oct 1864 Buried in Andersonville Cemetery grave 10 686 There is a memorial to him at North Cape Cemetery Wisconsin

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'BRO'
    Residence Chicago Illinois Born Andreas Arnfinnsen Bryne at Bryne farm near Vossevangen Norway 27 Mar 1841 His father Anfind Josepsen came with his family to America in 1850 Anfind died the year after Andrew Andreas began in his early teens to learn masonry Attended Beloit College Worked as an office clerk in a sawmill in Woodstock Illinois Civil War Age 21 As soon as the war began he tried to enlist for three months in the Wisconsin 3rd Infantry Regiment but did not actually join because it was said he did not have his mother s permission He tried again in Sep 1861 and this time he was accepted into the Wisconsin 15th Regiment as a Private Mustered at Madison Wisconsin 14 Dec 1861 Commissioned First Lieutenant on 11 Feb 1862 with rank from 17 Jan 1862 Promoted to Captain at Murfreesboro Tennessee on 8 Jun 1863 with rank from 27 May 1863 Left behind at Chattanooga Tennessee 28 Nov 1863 because of illness Wounded in an arm near Atlanta Georgia 21 Jul 1864 Mustered out with Company H at Chattanooga 13 Feb 1865 Post war Andrew Brown became a businessman in Northfield Minnesota Married to Christine Five children The 1890 Veterans Census shows him living in Alexandria Minnesota Said to have moved from Minnesota to Washington state in 1909 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 10 red book vol 20 p112 Buslett p549 p550 photo Ager p269 photo p308 Ulvestad p253 Quiner p613 Gjertveit DCHS card file BROWN Charles MN 8th Inf Co I Born in Solor Norway Civil War Enlisted 22 Sep 1861 Private Wounded gun shot to left arm Discharged from the service 16 Sep 1864 Post war Name after the war was Carl Brun Came to Douglas County Minnesota in 1867 Lived at Brandon Douglas County in 1890 Died at Branden 28 May 1900 Buried in West Moe Cemetery Douglas County Sources Obit Brandon Echo 7 Jun 1900 p 1 col 4 DCHS Ulvestad p273 Brun Carl BROWN Christopher WI 6th Inf Co B Residence Portland Monroe County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 30 Brown eyes brown hair dark complexion 5 7 Drafted Enrolled for one year on 10 Nov 1864 at La Crosse Wisconsin Mustered there the same day Private Joined Company B on 17 Dec 1864 Wounded in action at the Battle of Hatcher s Run Virginia 6 Feb 1865 Returned to duty 28 Apr 1865 Promoted to Corporal 1 Jun 1865 Discharged from the service 3 Jul 1865 at Jeffersonville Indiana Sources WHS Series 1200 box 27 14 red book vol 11 p40 Larsen BROWN Frederick P WI 3rd Inf Co K Residence Christiania Dane County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 23 Brown eyes brown hair light complexion 5 8 Enlisted for three years on 22 Apr 1861 at Madison Wisconsin Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac Wisconsin Corporal In hospital in July 1861 Discharged from the service for disability 14 Oct 1861 Sources WHS red book vol 9 p192 BROWN Fredrick WI 15th Inf Co A Residence Chicago Illinois Civil War Age 37 Married Enlisted for three years on 9 Oct 1861 at Chicago Mustered 15 Nov 1861 in Madison Wisconsin Private Left sick at Mississippi River Island No 10 on 11 Jun 1862 Discharged there for disability on 23 Jun 1862 Sources WHS red book vol 20 p14 blue book vol 20 p12 Buslett p348 Ulvestad p273 Ager p291 Meeker Brown Fredrik BROWN Hans From Land Valders Norway Civil War Private Wounded Post war Lived at Winona Minnesota Sources Ulvestad p273 BROWN Hans M L T MN 6th Inf Co I Residence South Bend Blue Earth County Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 19 Enrolled 11 Aug 1862 Mustered 4 Oct 1862 Private Discharged from the service with his regiment on 19 Aug 1865 Sources MINN p310 MCIW p343 BROWN Henry From Land Valders Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived at Winona Minnesota A veteran of this name lived in Grant County Minnesota and died there on 19 Apr 1906 age 63 He had lost an eye as a result of being injured when his unit tried to quell a draft riot in New York Sources Ulvestad p273 Grant County Herald 27 Apr 1906 BROWN Henry WI 15th Inf Unassigned recruit Residence Primrose Dane County Wisconsin Born in Racine County Wisconsin Civil War Age 24 Machinist Blue eyes dark hair light complexion 5 7½ Enlisted for three years on 17 Feb 1864 Private Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 13 Meeker BROWN James P WI 15th Inf Co C Residence Racine Racine County Wisconsin Civil War Tailor Age 32 Blue eyes brown hair fair complexion 5 4 Enlisted for three years on 29 Nov 1862 at Racine Mustered 5 Dec 1862 at Madison Wisconsin Private Joined C Company at Murfreesboro Tennessee 16 Jan 1863 Served with the Brigade Commissary during November 1863 Sick in Chattanooga in Dec 1863 Died in Racine Wisconsin 15 Jun 1864 of diarrhea Sources WHS red book vol 20 p44 Buslett p408 Ulvestad p273 Love p1081 BROWN John LA 8th Inf Co D CSA Born in Denmark Civil War Enlisted 23 Jun 1861 at Camp Moore Louisiana Private Became a prisoner of war Took the oath of allegiance to the Union Sources www borgerkrigen info BROWN John US Navy Captain of the Afterguard Born in Denmark No War Awarded Medal of Honor for heroic conduct with two comrades in rescuing from drowning James Rose and John Russell seamen of the U S S Winooski off Eastport Maine Sources America s Medal of Honor Recipients Publ 1977 pp 327 1012 BROWN John J MN Mounted Rangers 1st Regiment Co K Residence Blue Earth City Faribault County Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 28 Enrolled 1 Nov 1862 Mustered 10 Dec 1862 Private Served in both Indian and Civil wars Discharged from the service with his company on 10 Dec 1865 Post war Lived at Villard Douglas County

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