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BYRE, Ole

MN 2nd Cav. Residence: Linden, Minnesota. Indian War: Private. Struck by lightning in 1866 (?). Sources: (Ulvestad p274)

BYRGE, Naroye N.

WI 28th Inf Co K. Residence: Primrose, Wisconsin. Born in Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 20. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”, medium build. Enlisted for three years on 26 Aug 1862 at Primrose. Mustered 14 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out at Brownsville, Texas, 23 Aug 1865. Post war: Buried at West Primrose, New Glarus, Wisconsin; stone reads “1841 – 1930”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 132-12,14; red book vol 33) (Ulvestad p274) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) “Byrge, Naroy” “Byrge, Narve N.”

BYRUM, Carlos C.

WI 38th Inf Co G. Residence: Fox Lake, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Walworth, Walworth County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day into the WI 42nd Inf and assigned to WI 38th Co G. Bounty $100. Private. Promoted to Sergeant. Reduced to ranks on 20 Feb 1865. Wounded on 2 Apr 1865 at Petersburg, Virginia, and sent to US General Hospital in Washington DC. No discharged had been given him at time of muster out of his company. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 170-9, 176-13; red book vol 43) “Birum, Chailes C.” “Byrum, Charles C”