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AMONDSEN, Gjermund

MN 2nd Inf Co E. Residence: Sheldon, Houston County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Drafted. Mustered 27 May 1864. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Died at Nashville, Tennessee, 22 Feb 1865. Sources: (MINN p83) (MCIW p133) (Ulvestad p267) Also “Ammondson”


WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Clinton, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born “Arne Amundsen Gjøastein” at Voss, Norway, 16 Jan 1844. Came to Jefferson Prairie, Wisconsin, in 1858. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 3 Oct 1861 at Beloit, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Private. Sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 7 Sep 1863. Taken prisoner at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. His name is on a list of Andersonville prisoners of war. Promoted to Corporal 17 Jun 1864. Mustered out at Madison 28 Oct 1865. Post war: After the war, he lived in Chicago. Died 24 Jan 1936 at his home in Evanston, Illinois. Buried in Rose Hill Cemetery. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p98) (Buslett p526) (Ulvestad p262) (Ager p311) (Gjertveit) (VGC, Skandinaven, 25 Feb 1936) (Hedberg) “Gjoastein, Arne Amundsen” “Amundson, Arne”

AMONDSON, Christian

WI 46th Inf Co B. Residence: Amherst, Portage County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Alto, Fond du Lac County. Born in Gusdal (sic), Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 40. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for one year on 13 Feb 1865 at Amherst, and mustered 22 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-3,17; red book vol 51.)


IA 13th Inf Co I. Residence: Freeport, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 34. Enlisted 20 Oct 1864. Mustered 20 Oct 1864. Private. Mustered out 21 Jul 1865, Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ISW-II p570)


IA 13th Inf Co C. Residence: Freeport, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born 1842 in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 31 Oct 1864. Mustered 31 Oct 1864. Private. Died of disease 10 Mar 1865 in North Carolina. Sources: (ISW-II p566) (Gerald Winger <>)