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AUSTENSEN, Leif

From Sandanger Farm, Fister Sogn, Ryfylke, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Washington, D.C. Sources: (Ulvestad p270) “Ostensen, Leif”

AUSTIN, Austin

IL 57th Inf Co K. Residence: Hamilton, Lee County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Gray eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’10½”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Feb 1864 at Dixon, Illinois. Mustered there the next day. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 7 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ILSA reel 47-9 p54)

AUSTIN, Horace

DT 1st Cav Battalion Co A. Civil War: Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant. Sources: (Index of Compiled Service Records, North Dakota Archives, roll 6099)

AUSTIN, Nelson

WI Hv Arty 1st Reg Co H. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born 9 Feb 1827 in Norway. Came to Wisconsin in early 1850s. Married to Gunnell. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Married. Hazel eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’4½”. Enlisted for one year on 31 Aug 1864 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out 26 Jun 1865. Post war: Farmed near Winchester. He died 10 Mar 1912 and was buried next to his wife in Grace Lutheran Cemetery in Winchester. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 245-9. red book vol 6) (Civil War Veterans of Winnebago County, Wisconsin” by David A. Langkau)

AUSTIN, Ole O.

WI 22nd Inf Co I. Residence: Avon, Rock County, Wisconsin. From Telemark, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 35. Enlisted on 13 Aug 1862 at Avon. Mustered 1 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 19 Dec 1863 at Madison, Wisconsin. Post war: Lived in Malung, Minnesota. A veteran by this name was living in McKinnock, Grand Forks County, North Dakota, in 1890. Said to be suffering from asthma. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 111-14; red book vol 27) (Ulvestad p270) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59) (WPA North Dakota Historical Data Project)