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BLOCK, ?

Born in Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Went back to Horten, Norway. Sources: (Ulvestad p272)

BLOCK, Chs.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Dalton, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p272) [Ulvestad is unsure of this name.]

BLOM, Gilmer P.

WI 19th Inf Co B. Residence: Rushford, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Tailor. Age 26. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for three years on 28 Jan 1862 at Rushford. Mustered 4 Mar 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 12 Feb 1864 at New Berne, North Carolina. Re-mustered there on 26 Feb 1864. Bounty $340. Mustered out 9 Aug 1865 at Richmond, Virginia. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 97-4,15,17; red book vol 24) (Ole G. Hougan’s Civil War Diary, 2 Jan 1863)

BLOOM, Peter

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born 1840 in Sweden. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 20. Enlisted for three years on 19 Nov 1861 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 12 Dec 1861. Private. Was sick in hospital at Nashville, Tennessee, 5 Sep and 5 Nov 1862. Became unfit for service and was discharged from the service for disability on 22 Jan 1863 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Died of abcess on his lungs on 7 Jun 1905 at age of 65 and is buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Alexandria, South Dakota, lot 1, block 43, grave E. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p86) (Buslett p500) (Ager p306) (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Hanson County)

BLOOM, Samuel

WI 27th Inf Co D. Born 16 May 1835 in Sweden. Civil War: Age 29. Sailor. Black eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 19 Sep 1864 in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Mustered 18 Oct 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sent to General Hospital at Brazos, Texas, 9 Jun 1865. Discharged 28 Sep 1865 at Camp Randall, Madison. Post war: Died 3 Dec 1904 of debility at age 69 and is buried in Green Hill Cemetery at Alexandria, South Dakota, lot 3, block 48, grave E. Sources: (WHS Red book vol 32) (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Hanson County)