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Norwegians in the Civil War

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  • Engebret "Ingbret" Sorensen Sorenson (1843 - 1917)
    Ingbret volunteered for service with Company E, 4th Minnesota Regiment on October 1, 1861, at the age of 18 years. SORENSEN, Engebret - Residence: New Richland, Minnesota. From Sandsvaer, Norway. C...
  • John Gulbrandsen Gilbertson (1829 - 1912)
    GULBRANDSON, John - Wisconsin 15th Inf Co D. Residence: New Lisbon, Juneau County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 31. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 28 Oct 1861 at New Lisbon, and mustered at Ma...
  • Christopher Sorenson Sampson (1835 - 1864)
    SAMPSON, Christopher - MN 5th Inf Co C. Residence: Waseca County, Minnesota. Born in Sandsvær, Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Enrolled 24 Feb 1862. Mustered 18 Mar 1862. Private. He was a cannonee...
  • Carl "Charles" Sorensen Sampson (1849 - 1865)
    SAMPSON, Carl - MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co L. Residence: Waseca County, Minnesota. Born in Sandsvær, Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 16 Feb 1865. Mustered 21 Feb 1865. Private. Died 26 Mar 1865 a...
  • Hans "Jorgen" Jørgen Hanson (1848 - 1932)
    Hans took the last name of Hanson--all the other children took the last name Sunde. Hans and his wife had 11 children. Many of them died in infancy. He was a Waseca County commissioner from 1900 to 190...

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

Drammen

Frants "Einar" Jacobsen Wulfsberg, Rev.

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)

Johan "John" Thompson (Haugen)

Lauritz Olsen (Solberg)

Magnus Nelson (Mjøndalen)

Nels Anderson (Horne)

Nils Arneson (Stensmyhren)

Olaus Senjem (Sønju)

Modum

Anders "Andrew" Larson (Brække)

Hans Hansen Hanson (Formoe)

Johannes "John" Stephanus Olsen Irgens

Nels Johnsen Aastrud (Aasterud)

Nes

Ole Knudsen Flaaten (Fløten)

Sandsvær

Carl "Charles" Sorensen Sampson (Kongsgaarden)

Christopher Sorenson Sampson (Kongsgaarden)

Engebret "Ingbret" Sorensen

Hans "Jorgen" Jørgen Hanson

John Gilbertson (Gulbrandsen)

Sigdal

Tosten "Thomas" Tostensen Kopseng (Thompson)

Finnmark

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Hedmark

Ringsaker

Johan "John" Nielsen Nelson (Kjøs)

Ole Nielsen Nelson (Kjøs)

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

Biri

Hans "Jacob" Iverson

Fåberg

Simon Christensen Roland

Nord-Aurdal

Anders "Andrew" Bjornsen Lee

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

Ole Peter Hansen Balling, Lt. Col.

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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

Jens "James" Olsen Overson (Roe)

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Troms

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Vestfold

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Vest-Agder

Christian Nelson (Espetvedt)

Ole Nelson (Espetved)

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Østfold