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Norwegians in the Civil War

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  • Andrew (Andreas) Magnusen Linnevold (1841 - 1862)
    Transcribed birth record: US Union Civil War: LINNEVOLD, Andrew A. IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Frankville, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born 1 Oct 1841 at Lier prestegjeld, Drammen, Norway, a son of...
  • Nils "Nels" Andersen Anderson (1826 - 1890)
    1856 (7 June) Nils Andersen Horne 29yrs & Karen Marie Johnsdatter 24yrs left Eiker, Buskerud, Norway for America. Civil War Veteran. Drammen (1 may 1866)-Quebec (7 jun. 1866) on the Rhea (bark) to ...
  • Nels Johnsen Aastrud (1837 - 1892)
    Co. E 2nd MN Inf. Civil War 1880 United States Federal Census: Nils (43yrs) & Siri (31yrs) Aasterud living at Martel, Pierce County, Wisconsin, USA.
  • Edward "Ed" Eriksen Sands (1845 - d.)
    ERICKSON, Edward - MN 1st Inf Co ?. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 29 Feb 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Wounded in Battle at Gettysburg, ...
  • Johan (John) Olsen Sonju (1846 - 1914)
    Civil War veteran, enrolled in Rochester, MN March 28,1865 as a Private with Company H, !st Minn. Infantry. Mustered out July 14 1865 in Jeffersonville, IN. He married Annie Sorine Helgerson in Rock De...

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"

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Svaldbard

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Akershus

Even Johansen Skofstad

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Aust-Agder

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Buskerud

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)

Modum

"Hans Hansen Hanson (Formoe)"

Nels Johnsen Aastrud (Aasterud)

Finnmark

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Hedmark

”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)

Oslo

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

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Rogaland

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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