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CARLBJORNSON, Carl L.

WI 30th Inf Co B. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 32. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 6’3”. Enlisted as a veteran recruit on 29 Aug 1863 at Mineral Point, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Nov 1863 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 20 Sep 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: Reported to have died in Colorado in 1890. Sources: (WHS red book vol 35) (Larsen p36)

CARLESON, Christian

IL 72nd Inf Co D. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Cooper. Age 33. Gray eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 6’1”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Jan 1864 at Chicago and mustered there on 31 Jan 1864. Private. Deserted at Cairo, Illinois, on 6 Nov 1864. Returned voluntarily on 24 May 1865. Awaiting sentence on general court martial. Transferred to 33rd Illinois Infantry per special order, 17 Jul 1865. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p51)

CARLSON, Arnt

SD 1st Inf Co B. Residence: Moody County, South Dakota. Born 22 Apr 1876 in Meraker, Norway, son of John M. Carlson and Ganlea. Spanish-American War: Age 22. Entered service on 25 Apr 1898 in South Dakota. Private. Died of typhoid malaria on 28 Aug 1899 on board the boat “Sheridan” leaving Manila taking him home on leave from the Philippines. Buried in East Nidaros Cemetery in Rural Minnehaha County, lot 7, block 1, grave 2. Sources: (Ulvestad p274) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Minnehaha County)

CARLSON, August

US Army 46th, 164th Depot Brigade. Born 17 Oct 1886 in Sweden. First World War: Age 32. Entered the service on 30 Mar 1918. Private First Class. Discharged 4 Dec 1918. Post war: Died at age 54 on 7 Jul 1941 at Sioux Falls, South Dakota, of carbon monoxide poisoning. Buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in Sioux Falls, Third South Lawn addition, lot 1, block 41. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Minnehaha County)

CARLSON, Christian

IL 33rd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Cooper. Age 33. Gray eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 6’1”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Jan 1864 at Chicago. Mustered there the same day. Private. Died of intermittent fever on 26 Aug 1865 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 55)

CARLSON, Christopher

WI 45th Inf Co C. Residence: Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Hebron, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Carpenter. Age 36. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 25 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 28 Feb 1865 at Madison. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-4; red book vol 50)

CARLSON, Ellert

IA 13th Inf Co B. Residence: Third Congressional District, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 44. Enlisted 20 Oct 1864. Mustered 20 Oct 1864. Private. Mustered out 21 Jul 1865, Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ISW-II p587)

CARLSON, Hans

Residence: Alpena, Michigan. From Drammen, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p274)

CARLSON, Ole

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, in 1893. Sources: (Ulvestad p274)

CARLSON, Peter

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Scandinavian Guards, organized in Nicollet County, 27 Aug 1862, and who served 21 days. Private. Sources: (MCIW p807).

CARLSON, Ther

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Scandinavian Guards, organized in Nicollet County, 27 Aug 1862, and who served 21 days. Private. Sources: (MCIW p807).

CARPENTER, William

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Waterford, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Whitehall, New York. Civil War: Age 27. Carpenter. Dark eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 30 Dec 1863 at Waterford. Mustered 17 Feb 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Joined the Regiment at Strawberry Plains, Virginia, 31 Mar 1864. Promoted to Corporal. Transferred to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee, on 1 Jan 1865, and to 24th Infantry. Promoted to Sergeant 20 Jan 1865. Transferred to Company K of the 13th Infantry on 10 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 20 p 42) (Buslett p408)

CARSON, Hans O.

See OLSON, Hans

CARSON, Jacob

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Skandvig (?), Norway. Civil War: Mason. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Aug 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Deserted from Camp Butler on 1 Nov 1862. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p74)