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BRINGA, Gunleif Guttormsen

See GOODRICH, Georg

BRINGSJORD, Tobias

See OLSEN, Tobias C.

BRISVOL, Christian

WI 47th Inf Co A. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born “Chrisztian Halvorsen” about 1826 in Norway. Civil War: Tanner. Age 38. Married. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 11 Feb 1865 at Dale, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Rosendale, Fond du Lac County. Mustered 21 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out 4 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-2,13; red book vol 52) (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago, Wisconsin, publ. 2002, 4-7)

BRITTON, Andrew

WI 43rd Inf Co E. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 2 Sep 1864 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out with his company on 24 Jun 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 178-13; red book vol 48; blue book 49)

BRITTON, Harvey E.

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born 1835 in Norway, son of Halvor and Anne Marie Britton. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 11 Nov 1861 at Waterford, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 2 Dec 1861. Corporal. Assigned to Company C, but promoted to First Sergeant and reassigned to Company B on 1 Jan 1863. Taken prisoner in the battle of Picket’s Mill, Georgia, in 1864. Died in Andersonville Prison of Scurvy on 10 Oct 1864. Buried in Andersonville Cemetery, grave 10,686. There is a memorial to him at North Cape Cemetery, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS red book vol 20, p28,42) (Buslett 378) (RWV p808) (Naeseth) (Meeker) (Hedberg) (Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison”, Atwater Report, publ 1865)