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ABRAHAMSEN, Erik

MN 11th Inf Co E. Norwegian. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 39. Enrolled 24 Aug 1864. Mustered in 24 Aug 1864. Private. Mustered out with his regiment on 26 Jun 1865. Sources: (MCIW p498) (Ulvestad p266)

ABRAHAMSEN, Knud

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Perry, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Perry. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Sick at home since 9 Jan 1863, according to regimental report at end of Jan 1863. Left sick at Helena, Arkansas, 13 Aug 1863; moved to hospital Memphis, Tennessee, 24 Oct 1863; rejoined regiment in June 1864. Died of disease at regimental hospital at Little Rock, Arkansas, on 21 Aug 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-19, 130-10, 131-4; red book vol 32) (Love p1103)

ABRAHAMSEN, Nils

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 3 Oct 1861. Mustered 4 Oct 1861. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Re-enlisted 3 Feb 1864. Promoted to Corporal. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 9 Feb 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Solem Township, Douglas County, Minnesota. Sources: (MCIW p184) (MINN p137) (DCHS) (Ulvestad p262)

ABRAHAMSON, Andrew

WI 49th Inf Co I. Residence: Deerfield, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born about 1847 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 21 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 23 Feb 1865 at Madison. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 193-11,13,27)

ABRAHAMSON, Edward

NY 1st Inf Co I. Residence: Brooklyn, New York. Civil War: Musician. Sources: (Rygg p47)

ABRAHAMSON, Jacob

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Tailor. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’8½”. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 20 Feb 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 27 Feb 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Wagoner. Served with the division baggage train 17 Sep 1862, then with ambulance train on 17 Mar 1863. On detached service in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 10 May 1864. Temporarily assigned to Co H, this regiment, on 20 Dec 1864 at Whiteside, Tennessee. Transferred to Company I in 13th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 20, p14; vol 18, p172; blue book vol 20, p10) (Buslett p344) (Ulvestad p266) (Ager p217)

ABRAHAMSON, Jans T.

WI 27th Inf Co I. Residence: Grafton, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Farmer. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Drafted. Enrolled for three years on 28 Nov 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 29 Dec 1862. Private. Deserted 23 Mar 1863. Sources: (WHS red book vol 32)

ABRAHAMSON, Martin

WI 1st Inf Co B. Residence: Oconomowoc, Waukesha, Wisconsin. Born in Croeger, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 23. Gray eyes, auburn hair, sandy complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered 8 Oct 1861. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran for three years on 18 Dec 1863 at Chattanooga, Tennessee, and re-mustered there the same day. Bounty $400. Transferred to WI 21st Inf Co H in Sep 1864. Transferred from there to WI 3rd Inf Co H on 8 Jun 1865. Mustered out 18 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 2; 12-7; 106-15. red books vol 7; vol 9, p154; vol 26; blue book 49)

ABRAHAMSON, Matthias

WI 49th Inf Co I. Residence: Deerfield, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18 (or 22). Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 21 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 23 Feb 1865 at Madison. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 193-11,14,27)

ABRAHAMSON, Otto

IL 10th Inf Co E. Residence: Oquawka, Henderson County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 22. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8½” Enlisted for three years on 30 Aug 1861 at Oquawka, and mustered the same day at Cairo, Illinois. Private. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 1864 at Rossville, Georgia, and re-mustered there on 6 Jan 1864. Discharged 4 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Bounty paid $210; bounty still due at discharge $190. Sources: (ILSA reel one p73, 75)

ABRAMSON, James A.

WI 47th Inf Co F. Residence: Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 20 Jan 1865 at Milwaukee, and mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Enlistment credited to Kenosha, Kenosha County. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-7; red book vol 52)