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BLACK, Charles

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Coon Prairie, Bad Ax County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 33. Married. Enlisted for three years on 6 Nov 1861 at Coon Prairie and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 9 Dec 1861. Private. Served as an escort with the provisions transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Sick in Madison 1863, and again in 1864. Mustered out with G Company 13 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Post war: Died 1910; buried in St. Olaf Lutheran Cemetery, St. Olaf, Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20, p100) (Buslett p529) (Ager p313) (Otter Tail County Historical Society)

BLACK, Johan

Residence: Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. From Lillesand, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded and died at Mississippi River Island No. 10 [battle was 7 Apr 1862]. Sources: (Ulvestad p272)


Spanish-American War: Post war: Buried in Decorah Lutheran Cemetery. Sources: (DGA)

BLAKE, Charley

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Grant County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p272)


From Sigdal, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Grafton, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p272)

BLANDE, Halver

MN 2nd Cav Co G. Residence: Wheeling, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 7 Dec 1863. Mustered 4 Jan 1864. Private. Served in both Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company on 29 Dec 1865. Sources: (MINN p735) (MCIW p562)