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Norwegians in the Civil War

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  • Simen Amundsen Mockrud (1844 - 1912)
    Baptismal record: MOCKRUD, Simen A. - Civil War: Private. Buried at Coon Prairie, Westby, Wisconsin; stone reads “5 Jul 1844 – 14 Oct 1912”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Record...
  • Simon Christensen Roland (1833 - 1923)
    Baptismal record: ROLAND, Simon - Minnesota 2nd Cav Co E. Civil War: Residence: Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Age 29. Enrolled 19 Dec 1863. Mustered 31 Dec 1863. Private. S...
  • John Gudmundsen Wasrud (1838 - 1867)
    1857 (4 April) left Øyer, Oppland, Norway for America. WASARUD, John - Wisconsin 15th Inf Co I. Residence: St. Lawrence, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born 22 Aug 1838 at Vasrud, Oiers Prestegj...
  • Simon Torgersen Blihovde (1829 - 1898)
    Baptismal record: Emigration record: 1849 (19 Jan.) Simen Torg. Lille-Blihovde (07.10.1829) left Oyer, Oppland, Norway for America. BLIHOVDE, Simon - WI 47th Inf Co D. Residence: New Hope, Port...
  • John Arnesen Malum (1830 - 1905)
    JOHN A. MALUM, G.A.R., of Eustis, was born February 28, 1830 in Norway, died December 9, 1905, and was buried Greenwood Cemetery, Eustis. He married first, about 1866, Mary E. (mnu) born about 1840 i...

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

Andrew Christoffersen Holst

Anton Hendrickson (Bermingrud)

Berger Osen

Edward Sands (Sand)

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

Hans Jacob Osen

Henry Anderson (Horne)

John Sonju (Sønju)

Lauritz Olsen (Solberg)

Magnus Nelson (Mjøndalen)

Nels Anderson (Horne)

Nils Arneson (Stensmyhren)

Olaus Senjem (Sønju)

Modum

Hans Hansen Hanson (Formoe)

Johannes "John" Stephanus Olsen Irgens

Nels Johnsen Aastrud (Aasterud)

Nes

Ole Knudsen Flaaten (Fløten)

Finnmark

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Hedmark

Stange

Casper Andreas Poulson (Vik)

Halvor Georg Paulsen Vik

Hendrik Olsen Dahl (Kjemstad)

Peder "Peter" Nielsen Spangberg

Hordaland

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Møre og Romsdal

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Nordland

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Nord-Trøndelag

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Oppland

Fåberg

Simon Christensen Roland

Sør-Aurdal

Ole Andreas Arnesen Steensrud (Stensrud)

Sør-Fron

John Amundsen Storbakken

Amund Amundsen Storbakken

Torger P. Paulson (Slaaen)

Thor P. Slaaen (Sloan)

Østre Gausdal

Blihovde, Simon Torgersen (Enge)

Mockrud, Simen Amundsen (Borg)

Øyer (Øier)

Arne Pederson (Glømmeødegard)

Christian Christiansen Brendum (Bjornstad)

Erik Olsen Hoilien (Høilien)

Hans Larson (Galterud)

John Arnesen Malum (Mæhlum)

John Gudmundsen Wasrud

John Johannessen Bergh

Knud "Knute" Johannessen Johnson (Bjørge)

Mathias Knudsen Strom (Praest-Lien)

Mathias Pedersen Bagstad

Ole Johnson (Lageton)

Simen Engebretsen Lienlokken (Linløkken)

Simon Erickson (Stavslien)

other

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.

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

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