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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'JER'
    Madison Wisconsin Bounty 100 33 33 paid Private Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville Tennessee Post war Lived in Blanchardville Wisconsin Sources WHS Series 1200 box 186 2 17 red book vol 51 Ulvestad p295 JEREMIASSEN Edward From Hemnæs Helgelund Norway Spanish American War Private Post war Lived in Alpha Washington Sources Ulvestad p295 JERGENSON Halver WI 21st Inf Co C Born in Norway Civil War Age 34 Laborer Blue eyes brown hair fair complexion 5 6½ Drafted Enrolled 22 Nov 1863 Private Transferred here from WI 1st Inf But never joined this regiment Sources WHS red book vol 26 JERGESON Hans MN 2nd Cav Co B Residence Lansing Mower County Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 42 Enrolled 1 Nov 1863 Mustered 24 Dec 1863 Private Served in Indian and Civil wars Discharged from the service per order 22 Jun 1865 Sources MINN p715 MCIW p555 JERMAN Thomas S WI 17th Inf Co B Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 18 Blue eyes sandy hair sandy complexion 5 8 Enrolled for one year on 8 Oct 1864 at La Crosse Wisconsin as a substitute for Peter Jerman of Sterling Vernon County Wisconsin Mustered there the same day Private Improperly assigned never reported to Co Sources WHS Series 1200 box 87 13 red book vol 22 p34 JERMON Peter From Lærdal Sogn Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived in Rising Sun Wisconsin Sources Ulvestad p295 JEROSON George 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 Corporal Sources MCIW p807 JERTSEN Johan From Ulefos Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived in Yellow Medicine County Minnesota Sources Ulvestad p295 JERTSON Anders WI Hv

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'JES'
    1861 Private Wounded in his leg on 6 Apr 1862 at Shiloh Tennessee Discharged for his wounds on 9 Sep 1862 Sources ISW II cd p98 JER JEW 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 'JIN'
    Wisconsin as a substitute for William M Chongy Spring Dale Dane County Wisconsin Mustered the same day Private Never reported to Company for duty Sources WHS Series 1200 12 3 red book vol 9 p42 JEW JOA 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

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'JOA'
    Iver JOASON Iver See JONSON Iver JIN JOB 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 J JOA Listings Visit Exhibitions Collections Events Norway Tours Join Give Store Folk Art School

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'JOB'
    wounded He was sent to the River Settlement La Salle County Illinois And he was in Koshkonong Wisconsin He died shortly after the war Sources Ulvestad p300 JOA JOE 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

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'JOE'
    County vol 1 publ 1912 p147 JOERGENSEN Ole WI 34th Inf Co K Residence Erin Washington County Wisconsin Civil War Age 43 Married Drafted at Tollins Wisconsin on 24 Nov 1862 Mustered 31 Dec 1862 at Milwaukee Wisconsin Private Discharged for disability 22 Jan 1863 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 155 3 red book vol 39 JOB JOH Share This Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Tumblr Share

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  • Civil War soilder names starting with 'JOH'
    1st Cav Battalion Co A Civil War Private Sources Index of Compiled Service Records North Dakota Archives roll 6099 JOHNSON John Civil War CSA Post war A picture of this soldier in a GAR Scrap Book is shown as attending a Memorial Day parade in Charlevois Michigan Sources GAR Joseph Weiser Post 66 Valley City ND Historical Society JOHNSON John WI 49th Inf Co A Residence Leeds Columbia County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 28 Blue eyes light hair fair complexion 5 10 Enlisted for one year on 15 Feb 1865 at Madison Wisconsin Mustered 20 Feb 1865 at Madison Bounty 100 33 33 paid Private Sources WHS Series 1200 box 193 3 14 19 JOHNSON John IA 18th Inf Co H Residence Clinton Iowa Born in Norway Civil War Age 23 Enlisted 10 Jul 1862 Mustered 6 Aug 1862 Private Wounded 18 Apr 1864 Poison Spring Arkansas Mustered out 20 Jul 1865 Little Rock Arkansas Post war In 1885 John Johnson was living in Eldorado Iowa Sources ISW III p171 XSS Iowa p323 JOHNSON John WI 4th Cav Co A Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 18 Unmarried Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 7¼ Enlisted for three years on 16 May 1861 at Whitewater Wisconsin Mustered 2 Jul 1861 at Racine Wisconsin Private Discharged from the service 8 Jul 1864 at Madison Wisconsin expiration of term of service Sources WHS red book v 4a p28 JOHNSON John IA 35th Inf Co D Residence Muscatine Iowa Born in Sweden Civil War Age 21 Enlisted 2 Aug 1862 Mustered 29 Aug 1862 Private Promoted to Corporal 25 Jun 1864 Died of disease 7 Dec 1864 at Rock Island Illinois Sources ISW V cd p58 JOHNSON John WI 46th Inf Co F Residence Oshkosh Winnebago County Wisconsin Born in Denmark Civil War Age 21 Farmer Unmarried Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 6 Enlisted for one year on 14 Feb 1865 at Oshkosh Mustered 24 Feb 1865 at Madison Wisconsin Private Promoted to Corporal on 2 Mar 1865 Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville Tennessee Sources WHS red book vol 51 JOHNSON John IA 38th Inf Co D Residence Winneshiek County Iowa Born in Norway Civil War Age 35 Enlisted 18 Aug 1862 Mustered 27 Sep 1862 Private Died of disease 11 Aug 1863 Port Hudson Louisiana Buried in National Cemetery Port Hudson Louisiana Sources ISW V p886 JOHNSON John WI 46th Inf Co A Residence York Green County Wisconsin Enlistment credited to Sylvester Green County Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 39 Married Gray eyes brown hair dark complexion 5 9 Enlisted for one year on 11 Feb 1865 at Monroe Green County and mustered 16 Feb 1865 at Madison Wisconsin Bounty 100 33 33 paid Private Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville Tennessee Sources WHS Series 1200 box 186 2 17 red book vol 51 JOHNSON John IA 9th Cav Co F Residence Hesper Iowa Born in Norway Civil War Age 22 Enlisted 15 Jul 1863 Mustered 3 Aug 1863 Private Died of disease 10 Nov 1865 Camden Arkansas Buried National Cemetery Baton Rouge Louisiana Sources ISW IV p1709 JOHNSON John IL 8th Inf Co I Residence Orland Cook County Illinois Born in Sweden Civil War Age 29 Machinist Blue eyes auburn hair light complexion 5 6½ Enlisted for one year on 10 Oct 1864 at Chicago as a substitute for Conrad looks like Anderson and mustered there on that day Private Mustered out 9 Oct 1865 at New Orleans Louisiana Sources ILSA reel 1 p 121 JOHNSON John IL 11th Inf Co F Born in Norway Civil War Miner Age 20 Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 7½ Enlisted for one year on 1 Oct 1862 at Joliet Illinois Mustered the same day Private Mustered out 2 Jul 1865 at Baton Rouge Louisiana Sources ILSA reel 2 p 55 JOHNSON John WI 4th Cav Co M Residence Elba Dodge County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 21 Unmarried Gray eyes light hair fair complexion 5 7½ Enlisted for three years on 9 Feb 1864 at Columbus Wisconsin Mustered 8 Mar 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Private Died of disease 15 Aug 1864 at Baton Rouge Louisiana Sources WHS red book v 4b p314 JOHNSON John Residence Nicollet County Minnesota Indian War Sergeant Sources Ulvestad p260 JOHNSON John Residence Houston County Minnesota From Hedalen Valders Norway Civil War Private Killed in battle Sources Ulvestad p297 JOHNSON John WI 43rd Inf Co D Residence Beloit Rock County Wisconsin Johnson was born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 20 Unmarried Blue eyes brown hair light complexion 5 9 Enlisted for one year on 27 Aug 1864 at Janesville Wisconsin as a substitute for W W Wood of Beloit Rock County Wisconsin Mustered there the same day Private Sick in a hospital at Prairie du Chien Wisconsin during January 1865 Mustered out 10 May 1865 at Prairie du Chien Sources WHS Series 1200 box 178 5 red book vol 48 blue book 49 JOHNSON John IL 82nd Inf Co I Residence Chicago Cook County Illinois Born in Stavanger Norway Civil War Farmer Age 21 Unmarried Gray eyes dark hair fair complexion 5 8 Enlisted for three years on 9 Aug 1862 at Chicago Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler Illinois Private Mustered out 9 Jun 1865 at Washington DC Sources ILSA reel 7 p73 JOHNSON John IL 95th Inf Co B Residence Boone Boone County Illinois Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 21 Blue eyes brown hair light complexion 5 6½ Enlisted for three years on 18 Jan 1864 at Belvidere Illinois Mustered 22 Feb 1864 at Camp Butler Illinois Private Transferred to Illinois 47th Infantry Company B Mustered out 22 Nov 1865 at Springfield Illinois Sources ILSA reel 8 p10 Mustered out with his Company on 21 Jan 1866 at Demopolis Alabama ILSA reel 17 p47 JOHNSON John WI 42nd Inf Co C Residence Lodi Columbia County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 19 Unmarried Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 7 Enlisted for one year on 5 Aug 1864 at Lodi Mustered 6 Sep 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Bounty 100 Private Sources WHS Series 1200 box 176 4 red book vol 47 JOHNSON John IL 132nd Inf Co I Residence Chicago Cook County Illinois Born in Norway Civil War Clerk Age 30 Unmarried Blue eyes light hair dark complexion 5 11 Enlisted for 100 days on 28 May 1864 at Chicago Mustered 1 Jun 1864 at Camp Fry Illinois Private Mustered out with his Company on 17 Oct 1864 Sources ILSA reel 11 p24 JOHNSON John WI 38th Inf Co D Residence Norway Racine County Wisconsin Enlistment credited to Wauwautusa Milwaukee County Born in Bramland Norway Civil War Shoemaker Age 26 Unmarried Brown eyes brown hair dark complexion 5 8½ Enlisted for three years on 31 Mar 1864 at Norway Wisconsin Mustered 15 Apr 1864 at Madison Wisconsin Private Good soldier Always on hand Sources WHS Series 1200 box 170 6 red book vol 43 JOHNSON John IL 8th Cav Unassigned Recruit Residence Chicago Cook County Illinois Born in Norway Civil War Sailor Age 23 Blue eyes brown hair dark complexion 5 6½ Enlisted for one year on 7 Oct 1864 and mustered there that same day Private Sources ILSA reel 14 p166 JOHNSON John IL 12th Cav Unassigned Recruit Residence Chicago Cook County Illinois Civil War Laborer Age 25 Blue eyes brown hair fair complexion 5 9 Enlisted for three years on 24 Dec 1863 at Chicago and mustered there the same day Private Sources ILSA reel 14 p154 JOHNSON John Residence Waseca County Minnesota From Telemarken Norway Civil War Private Disappeared in the war Sources Ulvestad p297 JOHNSON John IL 1st Lt Arty Battery C Residence Fredona La Salle County Illinois Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 30 Blue eyes brown hair light complexion 5 8 Enlisted for three years on 10 Mar 1864 at Ottawa Illinois Mustered there on 21 Mar 1864 Private Mustered out 12 Jun 1865 at Springfield Illinois Sources ILSA reel 16 p37 JOHNSON John WI 35th Inf Co C Residence Elba Dodge County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 19 Blue eyes light hair fair complexion 5 6 Enlisted for three years on 16 Dec 1863 at Fond du Lac Wisconsin Mustered 29 Dec 1863 at Camp Washburn Milwaukee Wisconsin Bounty 290 Private Died of disease at New Orleans Louisiana on 4 Aug 1864 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 157 5 red book vol 40 Love p1114 JOHNSON John See HAGEFOSS John Johnson JOHNSON John MN 2nd Inf Co E Residence Norway Fillmore County Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 30 Drafted Mustered 3 Oct 1864 Private Discharged from the service 9 Jun 1865 Sources MINN p84 MCIW p134 684 History of Fillmore County publ 1912 p 146 JOHNSON John MN 2nd Inf Co E Civil War Enlisted 14 Oct 1861 Private Discharged in May 1862 Post war In 1890 he was living in Linden Brown County Minnesota Sources 1890 Veterans and Widows Census Minnesota No 123 roll 22 JOHNSON John MN 2nd Inf Co I Residence Glencoe McLeod County Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 29 Drafted Mustered 2 Nov 1864 Private Discharged from the service with his regiment 11 Jul 1865 Sources MINN p107 MCIW p142 JOHNSON John MN 4th Inf Co A Residence Belle Plaine Scott County Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 19 Enrolled 26 Sep 1861 Mustered 4 Oct 1861 Private Re enlisted 29 Feb 1864 Promoted to Corporal Mustered out 19 Jul 1865 Sources MINN p177 MCIW p222 JOHNSON John MN 4th Inf Co B Residence Glencoe McLeod County Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 27 Enrolled 30 or 26 Sep 1861 Mustered 2 Oct 1861 Private Discharged from the service for disability 6 Aug 1862 Sources MINN p181 MCIW p225 JOHNSON John MN 5th Inf Co A Residence not shown Born in Norway Civil War Age 20 Enrolled 30 Aug 1864 Mustered the same day Recruit Private Wounded at battle of Nashville Tennessee 16 Dec 1864 Discharged from the service with his regiment 6 Sep 1865 Sources MINN p239 MCIW p285 JOHNSON John MN 5th Inf Co F Residence Faribault County Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 31 Enrolled 19 Mar 1862 Mustered 25 Apr 1862 Private Died 2 Jun 1863 at Duckport Louisiana Sources MINN p253 MCIW p292 JOHNSON John MN 5th Inf Co H Residence Hayden Minnesota Born at Lyster Sogn Norway Civil War Age 21 Enrolled 27 Mar 1862 Mustered 29 Apr 1862 Private Died 13 Oct 1863 at Memphis Tennessee Sources MINN p261 MCIW p295 Ulvestad p297 JOHNSON John MN 6th Inf Co B Residence not shown Born in Norway Civil War Age 28 or 29 Enrolled 29 Feb 1864 Mustered the same day Private Discharged from the service with his regiment 29 Aug 1865 Sources MINN p284 MCIW p332 JOHNSON John MN 6th Inf Co C Residence Winona Winona County Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 27 Enrolled 16 Jul 1862 Mustered 3 Oct 1862 Private Transferred to Veterans Reserve Corps 7 Mar 1864 Sources MINN p287 MCIW p334 JOHNSON John Residence Onalaska La Crosse County Wisconsin Civil War Private Died of tuberculosis in New Albany Indiana in 1863 Sources Ulvestad p297 JOHNSON John WI 27th Inf Co B Civil War Killed in the battle at Spanish Fort Alabama 27 Mar 1864 Sources Quiner p 765 JOHNSON John MN 7th Inf Co E Residence St Paul Ramsey County Minnesota Born 15 Feb 1843 in Meraker Norway son of John Kirkeby Aasen and Kersti Civil War Age 21 Enrolled 8 Feb 1865 in Minnesota Mustered 11 Feb 1865 Recruit Private Musician Discharged from the service with his regiment 16 Aug 1865 Post war Died at age 71 on 2 Apr 1914 in Sverdrup Township Minnehaha County South Dakota Death due to a stroke Buried at West Pioneer Nidaros Cemetery in rural Sverdrup Township Lot NW block 2 grave 1 Sources MINN p342 MCIW p378 SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records Minnehaha County JOHNSON John WI 25th Inf Co B Residence Richwood Richland County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Married Age 26 Farmer Blue eyes light hair fair complexion 5 7 Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Orion Wisconsin Mustered 13 Sep 1862 at La Crosse Wisconsin Private Discharged from the service by mistake at Madison Wis March 1863 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 121 15 red book vol 30 JOHNSON John MN 1st Battalion Inf Co C Residence not shown Born in Norway Civil War Age 32 Enrolled 27 Feb 1865 Mustered 1 Mar 1865 Private Discharged from the service while in hospital 14 Jul 1865 Sources MINN p545 MCIW p71 JOHNSON John DT 1st Cav From Voss Norway Indian War Private Served 1862 to 1865 Post war Lived in Clay County South Dakota Dead before 1907 Sources Ulvestad p297 JOHNSON John WI 22nd Inf Co G Residence Wiota Lafayette County Wisconsin Civil War Unmarried Age 18 Enlisted for three years on 9 Aug 1862 at Monroe Wisconsin Mustered 2 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley Racine Wisconsin Private Sources WHS Series 1200 box 111 9 14 red book vol 27 Red book lists residence as Shinner Green County JOHNSON John MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co D Residence Preston Fillmore County Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 32 Enrolled 1 Oct 1864 Mustered 12 Oct 1864 Private Discharged from the service 26 Jun 1865 Sources MINN p583 MCIW p621 History of Fillmore County publ 1912 p153 JOHNSON John WI 21st Inf Co K Residence Cato Manitowoc County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Age 35 Sailor Blue eyes dark hair dark complexion 5 4½ Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Manitowoc Wisconsin Mustered 5 Sep 1862 at Oshkosh Wisconsin Private Took part in the battle of Chaplain Hills on 8 Oct 1862 and was wounded Discharged from the service on account of his wounds on 10 Feb 1863 Sources WHS red book vol 26 Quiner p 688 JOHNSON John WI 18th Inf Co E Residence La Crosse La Crosse County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 34 Blue eyes light hair dark complexion 5 9 Drafted Enrolled for one year on 27 Sep 1864 at La Crosse Wisconsin Mustered the same day Enrollment credited to Spring Brook Dunn County Private Mustered out 2 Jun 1865 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 92 11 red book vol 23 JOHNSON John IA 10th Inf Co K Residence Cambridge Iowa Born in Norway Civil War Age 19 Enlisted 1 Oct 1861 Mustered 11 Oct 1861 Private Discharged from the service 24 Feb 1862 at Bird s Point Missouri Post war In 1885 John W Johnson was living in Cambridge Iowa Sources ISW II p207 XSS Iowa p274 JOHNSON John From Voss Norway Civil War Private Post war Died in Franklin County Iowa in 1890 Sources Ulvestad p297 JOHNSON John From Telemarken Norway Civil War Private Post war Died in Elk Mound Wisconsin in 1901 Sources Ulvestad p297 JOHNSON John WI 16th Inf Co A Civil War Age 40 Farmer Married Blue eyes brown hair dark complexion 5 6¼ Drafted 30 00 paid for his arrest and delivery Enrolled for one year 28 Sep 1864 at Eau Galle Wisconsin Private Wounded 21 or 22 Jul 1864 in the battle of Bald Hill Georgia Discharged from the service 2 Jun 1865 at Washington DC Sources WHS Series 1200 box 80 18 red book vol 21 p20 Quiner p 641 JOHNSON John WI 15th Inf Co K Residence Worth County Iowa Born Johannes Johnson in Hjartdal Telemark Norway in 1837 Orphaned with five siblings he was raised by a family at Thoe Civil War Age 25 Unmarried Blue eyes blond hair fair complexion 5 8 Farmer Enlisted for three years on 23 Dec 1861 and mustered at Madison Wisconsin 11 Feb 1862 Private Wounded in the battle at Resaca Georgia 13 May 1864 Killed at Pickett s Mill in the Battle of New Hope Church Georgia 27 May 1864 Buried at Marietta National Cemetery grave A 118 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 12 red book vol 20 p146 Buslett p630 Ulvestad p297 Ager p127 photo p284 photo p317 Quiner p 628 629 Gjertveit Gene Estensen Marietta GA Thoe Johannes Johnson JOHNSON John From Stavanger Norway Civil War Private Wounded Post war Died on the West Coast before 1907 Sources Ulvestad p297 JOHNSON John TX 46th Cav Co E McCord s Frontier Regiment CSA Born Johan Johansen Vatne on 1 May 1817 in Jaeren Norway Lived in Bosque County Texas Civil War Enlisted for one year on 8 Mar 1862 at Stephenville Texas Reenlisted for three years on 20 Dec 1862 at Camp Salmon Texas Private Served as a member of the Settlers Homeguard during the Indian War and in Texas during the Civil War He was on wagon guard to Bosque County from 17 Apr through May 1863 Assigned as a scout He is believed to have been killed in action on or after 17 Dec 1863 while serving as a scout Sources Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces by C A Clausen amp Derwood Johnson publ in Norwegian American Studies volume 25 Northfield Minnesota p114 Ulvestad p297 www borgerkrigen info JOHNSON John From Hedalen Valders Norway Civil War Private Post war Lived at McLeod County Minnesota Sources Ulvestad p297 JOHNSON John WI 2nd Inf Co A Residence Janesville Rock County Wisconsin Born 25 Mar 1842 in Toten Norway Civil War Age 18 Laborer Unmarried Blue eyes light brown hair fair complexion 5 4½ Enlisted for three years on 20 Apr 1861 at Janesville Mustered 11 Jun 1861 at Madison Wisconsin Private Later entries show him in Company D Private Johnson was in these battles Bull Run 21 Jul 1861 Rappahanock Station 21 22 23 Aug 1862 White Sulpher Springs Virginia 26 Aug 1862 Gainesville Virginia 28 Aug 1862 Bull Run Virginia 29 30 Aug 1862 South Mountain Virginia 14 Sep 1862 Antietam 17 Sep 1862 and Fredericksburg Virginia 13 Dec 1862 He lost his right arm at Fredericksburg Discharged from the service for disability 10 Apr 1863 at Belle Plain Virginia Post war Lived in Rochester Minnesota On 28 Aug 1893 he was issued the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry in battle of Antietam at Fredericksburg the battle in which he was wounded While serving as cannoneer he manned the positions of fallen gunners Sources WHS Series 1200 box 6 red book vol 8 America s Medal of Honor Recipients Publ 1977 pp 131 1015 Medal of Honor Recipients 1863 1994 publ by Facts on File Inc 1995 vol 1 no 690 Quiner p 456 JOHNSON John WI 3rd Inf Co I Residence Spring Brook Dunn County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 34 Blue eyes light hair dark complexion 5 9 Drafted Enrolled for one year on 27 Sep 1864 at La Crosse Wisconsin Mustered there the same day Private Mustered out 9 Jun 1865 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 12 3 red book vol 9 p180 JOHNSON John From Gudbrandsdalen Norway Civil War Private Post war Died in Linden Minnesota before 1907 Sources Ulvestad p297 JOHNSON John From Aardal prestegjeld Stavanger Norway Civil War Private Wounded Post war Died at Ellsworth Iowa before 1907 Sources Ulvestad p297 JOHNSON John WI 13th Inf Co G Residence Spring Valley Rock County Wisconsin Born in Christiania Norway Civil War Age 18 Farmer Unmarried Blue eyes light hair fair complexion 5 10 Enlisted for three years on 23 Sep 1861 at Spring Valley Mustered 17 Oct 1861 at Janesville Wisconsin Private Discharged from the service for disability on 5 Nov 1861 at Janesville Sources WHS red book vol 18 p138 JOHNSON John Residence Dane County Wisconsin Civil War Private Wounded and taken prisoner in the Battle of Chickamauga Georgia 19 20 Sep 1863 and died in prison in Atlanta Georgia Sources Ulvestad p297 JOHNSON John Civil War Private Wounded and taken prisoner in the Battle of Chickamauga Georgia 19 20 Sep 1863 Died in a prison in Chattanooga Tennessee in 1864 Sources Ulvestad p298 JOHNSON John WI 15th Inf Co A Residence Boone County Illinois Civil War Age 18 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 22 Oct 1861 in Boone County Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison Wisconsin Private Left sick at Mississippi River Island No 10 on 11 Jun 1862 Wounded and taken prisoner in the battle at Chickamauga on 19 Sep 1863 Returned from imprisonment 4 Oct 1863 Died of wounds in Chattanooga Tennessee 18 Dec 1863 Buried National Cemetery Chattanooga section D grave 863 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 2 red book vol 20 p18 blue book vol 20 p16 Buslett p356 Ager p292 Meeker JOHNSON John WI 15th Inf Co B Residence Door Creek Dane County Wisconsin Civil War Age 25 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 11 Dec 1861 at Madison Wisconsin and mustered there the same day Private Sick at Mississippi River Island No 10 Sick in hospital in Iuka Mississippi on 21 Aug 1862 Wounded in the Battle at Chickamauga Georgia 19 Sep 1863 and taken prisoner He died in prison on 1 Feb 1864 of his wounds Buried in Cemetery at Marietta Georgia section A grave 118 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 4 red book vol 20 p 32 Buslett p385 Ager p295 Quiner p625 RWV p809 JOHNSON John WI 15th Inf Co E Residence Onalaska LaCrosse County Wisconsin Civil War Age 22 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 23 Oct 1861 at La Crosse Mustered 1 Dec 1861 at Madison Wisconsin Private Left sick at Bird s Point Missouri on 14 Mar 1862 moved to hospital at Mound City Illinois 18 Mar 1862 Listed as still there on 3 Jun 1862 Later moved to hospital at Nashville Tennessee Known to have gone home on sick furlough Sick at Murfreesboro Tennessee 24 Jun 1863 Died of consumption in New Albany Indiana 14 Jul 1863 Buried in New Albany Cemetery Sources WHS Series 1200 boxes 76 7 77 3 red book vol 20 p76 Buslett p481 Ager p304 TAR JOHNSON John WI 15th Inf Co C Residence Norway Township Racine County Wisconsin Civil War Age 33 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 15 Oct 1861 at Milwaukee Wisconsin Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison Wisconsin Private Left behind in a hospital at Crab Orchard Kentucky 20 Oct 1862 Served on military police duty on 20 Dec 1862 Sick in hospital at Murfreesboro 16 Mar 1863 Taken prisoner at Chickamauga Georgia 19 Sep 1863 Reported to have died of disease in Andersonville Prison sometime in 1864 The Red Book says he died in prison in Atlanta Georgia Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 5 red book vol 20 p46 Buslett p 418 Ulvestad p297 Ager p298 JOHNSON John WI 15th Inf Co D Residence East Troy or Cast Iron Walworth County Wisconsin Born 1844 in Telemark Norway Came to America in 1862 Civil War Age 18 Cooper Unmarried Blue eyes brown hair light complexion 5 7¼ Enlisted for three years on 5 Feb 1864 at Oconomowoc Wisconsin and mustered at Madison Wisconsin 17 Feb 1864 Private Joined D Company at Strawberry Plains Virginia Wounded in his right arm in the battle at Kennesaw Mountain on 2 Jul 1864 Sick in general hospital 8 Aug 1864 Sick in Louisville Kentucky 2 Sep 1864 and in Jeffersonville Indiana just before that Assigned to Company H Temporarily assigned to the 24th Infantry Sick in camp at Dennison Ohio Transferred to WI 13th Inf Company I on 11 Jun 1865 Mustered out on orders from Washington D C on 24 May 1865 at Madison Still due him 240 of his 300 bounty Post war Married Louise Settled at Hudson Wisconsin later moved to Otter Tail County Minnesota Died 1934 at Henning Otter Tail County Buried in Trinity Cemetery in Henning Township Sources WHS Series 1200 boxes 76 13 79 2 red book vol 18 p178 vol 20 p60 Buslett p448 Ager p277 photo VGC newsclip unidentified Otter Tail County Historical Society JOHNSON John WI 50th Inf Co I Residence Dunn Dunn County Wisconsin Born Jon Gunsoe in Norway 21 Sep 1823 son of John T and Caroline Came to America before 1850 Married Aavet Kirstine Pedersdatter Amordokken on 15 Jun 1855 She was the widow of Ellev Olsen Civil War Farmer Age 40 Blue eyes light hair dark complexion 5 9 Enlisted on 8 Mar 1865 at Menomonie Wisconsin Mustered 22 Mar 1865 at Madison Wisconsin Bounty 100 33 33 paid Private Post war Died 21 Jan 1909 His wife Aavet better known as Christina Johnson was born 14 May 1833 and died 7 Feb 1907 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 195 10 12 Naeseth Hedberg 49 3385 Letter Carolyn Johnson Kiel Wisconsin Gunersolt John JOHNSON John A IA 39th Inf Co I Residence Boone County Iowa Born in Sweden Civil War Age 20 Enlisted 22 Aug 1862 Mustered 9 Sep 1862 Private Promoted to Corporal 10 Jan 1864 Taken prisoner on 5 Oct 1864 at Allatoona Georgia War Department reports Mustered out as paroled prisoner on account of muster out of Company 5 Jum 1865 Sources ISW V cd p52 JOHNSON John A IL 12th Inf Co I Residence Princeton Bureau County Illinois Born in Sweden Civil War Age 19 Farmer Unmarried Gray eyes light hair light complexion 5 10 Enlisted for three years on 1 Aug 1861 Private Re enlisted for three years on 1 Jul 1864 at Vale Mills Tennessee and mustered on 14 Jan 1864 at Pulaski Tennessee Mustered out 10 Jul 1865 at Louisville Kentucky Sources ILSA reel one p109 111 JOHNSON John A IL 134th Inf Co A Residence Chicago Cook County Illinois Born in Norway Civil War Sailmaker Age 20 Unmarried Light eyes dark hair fair complexion 5 7 Enlisted for 100 days on 16 May 1864 at Chicago Mustered 31 May 1864 at Camp Fry Private Mustered out 25 Oct 1864 at Chicago Sources ILSA reel 11 p55 JOHNSON John A IA 25th Inf Co D Residence Burlington Iowa Born in Sweden Civil War Age 22 Enlisted 14 Aug 1862 as a Corporal Mustered 12 Sep 1862 Wounded on 11 Jan 1863 at Arkansas Post Arkansas Promoted to Sergeant on 1 Jul 1864 Mustered out 6 Jun 1865 at Washington DC Sources ISW III cd p60 JOHNSON John A Civil War Private A soldier named John A Johnson was killed in action on 19 Aug 1864 at Petersburg Sources Love p1064 JOHNSON John A MN 2nd Cav Co B Residence Lake Prairie Nicollet County Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 21 Enrolled 16 Nov 1863 Mustered 24 Dec 1863 Corporal Served in Indian and Civil wars Discharged from the service with his company 1 Dec 1865 Sources MINN p714 MCIW p555 JOHNSON John A Civil War Private Post war Member of Alexandria Minnesota GAR post Sources DCHS Veterans card file JOHNSON John A WI 22nd Inf Co I Residence Avon Rock County Wisconsin Born in Germany Civil War Age 18 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Avon Mustered 1 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley Racine Wisconsin Private Transferred to the Marine Corps on 3 Apr 1864 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 111 14 red book vol 27 JOHNSON John B IL 64th Inf Co G Residence Joliet Will County Illinois Born Johannes Bjørnesen Amland on 9 Mar 1847 in Skånevik Hordaland Norway son of Bjørne Johannesen Amland and Ingeborg Pederstter Tegland He came to America with his parents and two siblings on Harmonie which sailed from Stavanger Rogaland on 13 May 1849 and arrived in New York on 3 Jul 1849 They came to Fox Township Kendall County Illinois Civil War Farmer Age 18 Gray eyes brown hair dark complexion 5 7 Enlisted for three years on 2 Jan 1864 at Joliet Mustered there the same day Private Mustered out 11 Jul 1865 at Louisville Kentucky Post war Married in Nov 1870 to Maren Knudson Five children They moved to Minnesota where he became a dry goods merchant in Renville and later in Willmar He died in Grand Forks North Dakota on 19 Mar 1925 and was buried in Willmar Minnesota Sources ILSA reel 6 p82 Ulvestad p273 Naeseth Hedberg 49 103 letter Claire H Boyd Chicago Illinois Boyd John Bjarne Boyd John B JOHNSON John B IL 113th Inf Co F Civil War Enlisted 11 Aug 1862 Private Discharged from the service 4 Jan 1863 Post war 1890 Veterans and Widows Census shows him living at Osakis Douglas County Minnesota Sources DCHS 1890 Veterans card file JOHNSON John C From Ostre Toten Norway Civil War Corporal Post war Living in Red Wing Minnesota in 1907 Sources Ulvestad p263 JOHNSON John C MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co I Residence not shown Born in Norway Civil War Age 25 Enrolled 2 Feb 1865 Mustered 9 Feb 1865 Private Promoted to Corporal 6 Mar 1865 Discharged from the service with his company 27 Sep 1865 Sources MINN p608 MCIW p632 JOHNSON John C WI 1st Cav Co K Civil War Private Post war Buried in Forest Hill cemetery Madison Wisconsin Sources Wisconsin Cemetery Records Hedberg JOHNSON John C WI 33rd Inf Co E Residence Porter Rock County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Farmer Age 19 Unmarried Blue eyes light hair light complexion 5 8 light build Enlisted for three years on 20 Aug 1862 at Porter Wisconsin Mustered 18 Oct 1862 at Camp Utley Racine Wisconsin Bounty paid at muster 25 of 100 total Private Sources WHS Series 1200 box 151 7 14 red book vol 38 JOHNSON John E WI Lt Arty 10th Battery Residence Mauston Juneau County Wisconsin Born in Norway Civil War Age 22 Farmer Unmarried Blue eyes sandy hair fair complexion 5 10 Enlisted for three years at Mauston Wisconsin on 9 Jan 1862 Mustered 10 Feb 1862 at Milwaukee Wisconsin Private Transferred to the Wisconsin Eighth Battery on 31 Mar 1862 Re enlisted as a Veteran on 5 Jan 1863 at Nashville and re mustered there on 20 Jan 1863 Died of disease at Mauston Wisconsin on 16 May 1864 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 241 4 7 8 9 red book vol 5 Love p1133 JOHNSON John G MN 11th Inf Co K Residence not shown Born in Norway Civil War Age 24 Enrolled 29 Aug 1864 Mustered the same day Private Discharged from the service with his regiment 26 Jun 1865 Sources MINN p528 MCIW p505 JOHNSON John G From Gaarden Gjesfjeld in Hjelmeland Stavanger County Norway Civil War Private Wounded and taken prisoner in the war He was held in a prison in Richmond Virginia and escaped from there with a comrade Andreas Langeland Johnson lived in Newry Minnesota Married Maret Thompson Four children Served in the Minnesota legislature Sources Ulvestad p298 Ruble Onsgard Ostby Sjoberg Strate Roots by Kenneth D Ruble privately publ 1983 JOHNSON John G See GAARE J G Johnson JOHNSON John G IA 3rd Inf Co F Residence Eldorado Fayette County Iowa Born in Norway Civil War Age 20 Enlisted for three years on 7 Nov 1861 at West Union Iowa Mustered 20 Dec 1861 Private Wounded at Shiloh and at Greenville Mississippi Re enlisted 4 Jan 1864 Re mustered 2 Feb 1864 and assigned to Company B 3rd Veteran Infantry Taken prisoner 22 Jul 1864 Atlanta Georgia Transferred on 4 Nov 1864 into Co F 2nd amp 3rd Veteran Infantry Consolidated from Co B 3rd Battalion Mustered out 5 Jul 1865 Louisville Kentucky Post war Lived at West Union Iowa Lived in Newry township Freeborn County Minnesota in 1882 Received pension in 1883 Buried in North Freeborn Lutheran Cemetery stone reads 2 Aug 1846 18 Aug 1919 Sources ISW I p344 419 481 FCHS Albert Lea GAR JOHNSON John H PA 69th Inf Co K Born in Germantown Pennsylvania 9 Sep 1883 Civil War Enlisted 20 Apr or Sep 1861 Sergeant or Lieutenant Discharged from the service 20 Jul or Dec 1861 Post war He lived in Alexandria Douglas County Minnesota Hotel keeper and a toy store operator A veteran by this name and living in Alexandria was granted a pension of 8 a month because of chronic diarrhea and a gun shot wound to his head Died 4 Jun 1909 Sources DCHS 1890 Veterans Census card file Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1 1883 living in Minnesota publ 1994 Park Genealogical Books Brooklyn Park Minnesota Douglas County Death Index p 253 Obituary Park Region Echo Alexandria Minnesota 10 Jun 1909 p 1 col 4 JOHNSON John H ND 1st Inf Co C Residence Grafton North Dakota Born 1858 in Norway Spanish American War Age 29 Entered service on 10 May 1887 at Grafton Commissioned Captain on 26 Apr 1898 Fought in Cuba Discharged 25 Sep 1899 at Bismarck North Dakota Post war Married Clara Opperud Died 27 May 1923 at Grafton age 65 Buried in Forest Hill Cemetery at Canton South Dakota lot 35 block 11 grave 8 Sources SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records Lincoln County Ulvestad p255 JOHNSON John H WI 15th Inf Co B Residence Cambridge Dane County Wisconsin Civil War Age 20 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 7 Nov 1861 at Madison Wisconsin and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861 Private Died of disease at Mississippi River Island No 10 on 3 Jul 1862 Buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery near Memphis Tennessee Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 4 red book vol 20 p 32 Buslett p386 Ulvestad p298 RWV p809 JOHNSON John H Residence Dane County Wisconsin Civil War Corporal Sources Ulvestad p263 JOHNSON John H MN 7th Inf Co E Residence Newburg Fillmore County Minnesota Born in Norway Civil War Age 25 Enrolled 21 Aug 1862 Mustered 24 Sep 1862 Private Transferred to Veterans Reserve Corps on 1 Nov 1863 Post war Lived for a time in Fillmore County and moved from there to Kandiyohi County Minnesota Sources MINN p341 MCIW p378 Ulvestad p298 History of Fillmore County publ 1912 p150 JOHNSON John Henry WI 15th Inf Co G Residence Primrose Dane County Wisconsin Born Johan Henrik Johnson on 18 Jul 1837 on the Fjösne farm in Ætne parish Bergen diocese Norway to Johan Vogt and Susanne Torbjornsdatter Came to America in 1857 to Perry Wisconsin Civil War Age 24 Unmarried Enlisted for three years on 4 Nov 1861 at Beloit Wisconsin Mustered 13 Dec 1861 at Madison Wisconsin Designated Sergeant on 1 Jan 1862 Because he was a layman and without ordination he could not be a Chaplain The governor on 19 Oct 1864 officially commissioned him a Field Chaplain Mustered out 13 Jan 1865 Post war He was ordained in the Methodist Episcopal Church and served as a pastor in Coon Prairie Vernon County Wisconsin Married after the war to Anna Frydenlund who died in 1915 He died in 1899 Sources WHS Series 1200 box 76 9 red book vol 20 p4 p98 Buslett p335 Lonn p319 Ager p244 photo p245 photo p290 p312 Gjertveit Norwegians in Wisconsin by Richard J Fapso publ The Wisconsin Historical Society Press Madison 2001 p21 photo Johnson T H JOHNSON John K IA 35th Inf Co I Residence Cedar Rapids Iowa Born in Norway Civil War Age 22 Enlisted 13 Aug 1862 Mustered 5 Sep 1862 Private Discharged from the Regiment to enter Henshaw s Battery Illinois Light Artillery on 20 Dec 1862 Columbus Kentucky Sources ISW V p566 JOHNSON John K MN Mounted Rangers 1st Regiment Born in Norway Came to America with his parents to Muskego Wisconsin Civil War Served in the Indian campaign in western Minnesota Discharged 28 Nov 1863 at Fort Snelling Minnesota Post war Lived in Otter Tail County Minnesota Died last week Sources Fergus Falls Minnesota Daily Journal 3 Feb 1933

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    to have been captured either at Gettysburg on 10 Jul 1863 or at Williamsport on 12 Jul 1863 Sent from Harrisburg Pennsylvania 22 Jul 1863 to Philadelphia Paroled on 30 Jul 1863 at Fort Deleware Delaware Listed as wanting to enter service of the North on 30 Aug 1863 Sent to Navy Yard in Philadelphia returned March 1864 Sources www borgerkrigen info JOH JOK Share This Share on Facebook Share

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