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Norwegians in the Civil War

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  • Even Johansen Skofstad (1837 - 1909)
    SKOFSTAD, Even - WI 15th Inf Co D. Born 4 Jun 1837 in Drammen, Norway, son of Johannes Evensen Skofstad and Bertha Olsdatter Kallerud. He came to America with his parents and two brothers, Ole and Al...
  • George (Jorgen) Magnus (Magnusen) Linnevold (1836 - 1925)
    When the Linnevold family emigrated to the United States from Norway they began using Anderson as their surname. After the Civil War they resumed using the Linnevold surname. Birth record: Kildeinfor...
  • Simon Eriksen Erickson (1828 - 1863)
    1853 (13 April) Simen Eriksen Stavslien left Øyer (Øier), Oppland, Norway for America. 1860 census Simon Erexsen (31yrs) is living at Viroqua, Bad Ax (Vernon) County, Wisconsin, USA, ...
  • Gilbert Jackson (1838 - 1862)
    1835-38 living on Svenne og Svennesund (plads) in Flesberg, Buskerud, Norway. 1849-53 living in Eiker, Buskerud, Norway. 1851 Iver Jacobsen Overd & Catrine Gulbrandsdatter moved from Flesberg to th...
  • Magnus "Marshall" Nielsen Nelson (1842 - 1903)
    NELSON, Marshall - WI 28th Inf Co C (Whitaker Guards). Residence: Summit, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 19. Blue eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5&...

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"

"Berger BERVER Osen"

"Hans Jacob Osen"

"Andrew Christoffersen Holst"

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

Modum

"Hans Hansen Hanson (Formoe)"

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)

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