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See OLSON, Knud.


MN 7th Inf Co E. Residence: Newburg, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born “Ole Olsen Holtan” on 23 Jul 1840 at Nummedal, Flesberg, Norway, son of Ole Olsen Fjise and Guri Helliksdatter Holtan. Ole adopted the surname of his foster father, Knud Kittlesen Baglie. He came to America with his mother and his grandparents on “Hercules”, sailing from Drammen and reaching New York City on 1 Jul 1843. They came to Koshkonong, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 22. Enrolled 22 Aug 1862. Mustered 24 Sep 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Promoted to Corporal. Wounded in the battle of Tupula, Tennessee. Discharged from the service with his regiment on 16 Aug 1865. Post war: Married Ingeborg Texley [1846-1915]. Five children. They lived on a farm north of Mabel, Fillmore County. In 1904, they moved to Glenwood, Pope County, Minnesota. Later, moved to Spring Grove, Houston County, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p340) (MCIW p377) (Ulvestad p262) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p150) (Naeseth ’43-68) “Baglie, Ole” “Bagley, Ole”

BAGNE, E. Ellison

See BOUGNER, Engle

BAGNE, Ole Olson

WI 19th Inf Co B. Residence: Rush River, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 43. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 3 Nov 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Transferred to this company from Company I on 1 May 1865. Mustered out on 9 Aug 1865 at Richmond, Virginia. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 97-13; red book vol 24)

BAGSTAD, Mathias

WI 5th Inf Co H. Residence: Alma, Buffalo County, Wisconsin. Born in Oier, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Gray eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 30 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Bounty $100. Private. The same man, description and dates and places all matching, is shown as being in Company H of the Wisconsin 45th Infantry. Post war: Married Jennie Jacobson. Lived in Bolin, South Dakota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 176-13, 183-11) (Ulvestad p270)

BAGSTAD, Mathias

WI 16th Inf Co H. Born “Mathias Pedersen Bakstad” on 28 Mar 1846 at Øyer, Oppland, Norway, son of Peder Jonsen Bakstad and Maren Iversdatter Ekern. He came to America with his parents and five siblings on “Flora”, which sailed from Christiania on 15 Jun 1849 and arrived in New York on 23 Aug 1849. They came to Hamburg Township, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 17. Entered service in 1863 at Coon Valley, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Post war: Married Clara Zenobia Lee (182-1918) Eight children. They lived in Yankton, South Dakota. Died of kidney trouble at age 61 on 4 Nov 1907 at Rochester, Minnesota. Buried in Vangen Lutheran Cemetery, Mission Hill, Yankton County, South Dakota. Lot 1, block 35, grave 3. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Yankton County) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-3020) “Bakstad, Mathias”