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Norwegians in the Civil War

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  • Lauritz Olsen Olsen (1841 - 1909)
    MN Lt Arty 2nd Battery. Residence: Winona County, Minnesota. Born 1841 in Drammen, Norway. Came to Utica, Winona County, Minnesota, and worked as a wheelwright. Civil War: Age 21. Blue eyes, light ha...
  • Ole Knudsen Flaaten (1838 - 1918)
    KNUDSON, Ole - WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Næs, Hallingdal, Norway. He came to US in 1860. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 8 Jan 186...
  • Porter Chamberlain Olson (1832 - 1864)
    Olson Porter C. (Lt. Col., Co. F, 36th IL INF) Porter C. Olson, son of Ole Olson Hetletvedt and Sarah (Chamberlain) Olson, was born April 11, 1832 in Niagara Falls, NY. In America, Porter's fat...
  • Johannes "John" Stephanus Olsen Irgens (1832 - 1902)
    Baptismal record: Kildeinformasjon: Buskerud fylke, Modum, Klokkerbok nr. I 3 (1832-1842), Fødte og døpte 1832-1833, side 1-2. Permanent sidelenke: Permanent bildelenke: He came to Amer...
  • Ole Andreas Arnesen Steensrud (1827 - 1919)
    STENSRIED, Ole A. A. - WI 43rd Inf Co I. Residence: Vermont, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Dunn, Dane County. Born in Sondre Aurdal, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Married. Blue ey...

There were a lot of Norwegians who participating in the American Civil War.

Many people have wanted a project covering this part of Norwegian - American history.

"Telelaget"

"Vesterheim"

"15th Regiment Infantry, Field and Staff"

"15th Wisconsin Infantry & their Flag"

"15th Wisconsin (Scandinavian) Regiment"

"15th Wisconsin Regiment at Wisconsin Historical Society"

"Wisconsin Civil War Roster Search"

"2nd Minnesota Battery of Light Artillery - Roster and Unit History"

"The Civil War History of John (Jens ) Ritland, 32nd Iowa Regiment, Co K."

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Svaldbard

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Akershus

Even Johansen Skofstad

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Aust-Agder

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Buskerud

Kongsberg

Ludvig "Lewis" Christian Emil Pedersen Berg (Bergh)

Lier

"Hans Christian Evensen Heg" Colonel of the 15th Wisconsin Infantery

"Ole Heg" Quartermaster of the 15th Wisconsin Infantery

Ole Hansen Hegg : CA 2nd Cav. Co K. Born 1837 in Lier prestegjeld

"George Magnus Linnevold"

Eiker

Henry Anderson (Horne)

Nels Anderson (Horne)

"Berger Osen"

"Hans Jacob Osen"

"Andrew Christoffersen Holst"

Gilbert Jackson (born in Flesberg and lived & immigrated from Eiker)

John Sonju (Sønju)

Olaus Senjem (Sønju)

Edward Sands (Sand)

Magnus Nelson (Mjøndalen)

Nils Arneson (Stensmyhren)

Lauritz Olsen (Solberg)

Modum

"Hans Hansen Hanson (Formoe)"

Nels Johnsen Aastrud (Aasterud)

Johannes "John" Stephanus Olsen Irgens

Nes

Ole Knudsen Flaaten (Fløten)

Finnmark

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Hedmark

Stange

Hendrik Olsen Dahl (Kjemstad)

Peder "Peter" Nielsen Spangberg

”Casper Andreas Poulson (Vik)”

“Halvor Georg Paulsen Vik”

Hordaland

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Møre og Romsdal

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Nordland

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Nord-Trøndelag

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Oppland

Christoffer Christiansen Hoff, 15th Wisc. Vol. Infantry, Co. B., Madison, Dane, WI. Born 5 June 1823 in Hov, Sondre Land, Oppland, Norway. Contracted TB during his service, and later died from it (1885). Two of his daughters also died from TB after caring for their father.

“Simen Engebretsen Lienlokken (Linløkken)”

“John Johannessen Bergh”

"Mathias Pedersen Bagstad"

"Lars Larsson Hjelter (Sperstad, Flækøy, Øyom), II"

Simon Erickson (Stavslien)

Torger P. Paulson (Slaaen)

Thor P. Slaaen (Sloan)

Ole Johnson (Lageton)

John Amundsen Storbakken

Amund Amundsen Storbakken

Ole Andreas Arnesen Steensrud (Stensrud)

Oslo

Christian Torbjorn Hegge : WI Hv Arty Co C. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Kristiania

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Rogaland

Lt. Col. Porter Chamberlain Olson (american born - father, Ole Olsen Hetletveit was born at Nedstrand, Tysvær, Rogaland, Norway)

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Sogn og Fjordane

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Sør-Trøndelag

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Telemark

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Troms

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Vestfold

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Vest-Agder

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Østfold