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CANUTESEN, Canute

WI 28th Inf Co B. Residence: Ottawa, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Blacksmith. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’4½”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Genesee, Wisconsin. Mustered 13 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS red book vol 33)

CANUTESON, Canute H.

TX 31st Cav Co B. CSA. Residence: Bosque County, Texas. Born “Knud H. Knudsen” about 1836 in LaSalle County, Illinois, of Norwegian parents. Civil War: Enlisted for the war 2 Apr 1862 in Bosque County, Texas. Private. Killed in action in the battle of Prairie Grove, Arkansas, on 7 Dec 1862. Sources: ("Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces" by C.A.Clausen & Derwood Johnson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, volume 25, Northfield, Minnesota. p114) (Ulvestad p302) (www.borgerkrigen.info) "Knud Knudsen"

CANUTESON, Niels

TX 46th Cav Co B. CSA. Born Nils Knutsen Underbakke on 17 Oct 1829 at Suldal, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for one year on 1 Feb 1862 at Stephenville, Texas, as a Private in McCord’s Frontier Regiment. Reenlisted for three years on 20 Dec 1862 at Camp Salmon, Texas. Private. Assigned to Co E. On furlough 16 Jun – Aug 1863. Was assigned to shell corn for his company from 10 Oct – Dec 1863. Assigned to obtain pack mules from 21 Dec 1863 through Jan 1864. Deserted at Eagle Lake, Texas, on 2 Aug 1864, but rejoined his company on 4 Oct 1864. Post war: Died 27 Dec 1914 in Bosque County, Texas. Sources: ("Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces" by C.A.Clausen & Derwood Johnson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, volume 25, Northfield, Minnesota. p114) (www.borgerkrigen.info)

CANUTESON, Ole A.

TX 30th Cav Co C. CSA. Residence: Norse, Texas. Born Born “Ole Andreas Knudsen” on 29 Apr 1834 in Kendall County, Illinois, of parents from Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for three years or the war on 1 Jul 1862 at Waco, Texas. Private. He was sick in hospital at Houston, Texas, from 26 May to 31 May 1863. Post war: Died 15 Jan 1920 in Bosque County, Texas. Sources: ("Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces" by C.A.Clausen & Derwood Johnson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, volume 25, Northfield, Minnesota. p114) (Ulvestad p303) (www.borgerkrigen.info) "Ole A. Knudsen".

CANUTESON. Christian

TX. CSA. Born in Norway. Civil War: Post war: Applied for a Confederate pension in 1914. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)