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- CHANTLAND, Iver
From Aardal, Ryfylke, Norway. Civil War: Lieutenant. Post war: Died in Moscow, Wisconsin, 1901. Sources: (Ulvestad p257)
- CHANTLAND, K.
See KJENTLAND, K.
- CHANTLAND, Peter W.
WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born on farm Tjentland in Aardals Anneks, Hjelmeland Gjaeld, Norway, on 11 Oct 1840. Came to USA with his parents in 1853. On his father’s first land deed, the family surname was written “Chantland”, and the family accepted the change. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted 1 Nov 1861. Mustered 8 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Named Sergeant. Left sick in hospital at Bowling Green, Kentucky, on 6 Oct 1862. During the battle of Stone’s River, the company commander, Captain Ingmundson was killed and the Lieutenant was wounded, so command of the company fell to Sergeant Chantland. He was entered on the Roll of Honor as a result, the first man from this Company to be so named. Promoted to First Sergeant. Commissioned Second Lieutenant on 26 Apr 1863 at Murfreesboro, Tennessee. After the battle of Chickamauga, 24 Sep 1863, he was appointed brigade commissary for the 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps. His health deteriorated and he resigned 11 Nov 1863, but there was no transport north at the time and he had to stay with his Company and so he took part in battles until after the battle of Missionary Ridge, when it became possible for him to leave. Post war: He was suffering from diarrhea and it took four months for his parents to nurse him back to health. In Sept 1864, he moved to Fort Dodge, Iowa, where on 20 Sep 1864, he registered the first land deed recorded by a Norwegian in Webster County. While continuing to operate his farm, he also started a hotel in Fort Dodge. Chantland was married in 1869 to Julia L. Skaalen of New Ark, Rock County, Wisconsin. They had a son. In 1872, his wife died and he sold the hotel and started a farm machinery business. In 1875, he married again, to Amea Hatlestad of Rock County, Wisconsin. Also in 1875 he was elected Sheriff of Webster County; re-elected in 1877. He did not run in 1879, but was elected Sheriff again in 1881 and 1883. In 1886, he was living in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Died there in 1905. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p70) (TAR) (Buslett p467, p468 photo) (Ulvestad p257) (Ager p186 photo; p303) (XSS Iowa p705).
- CHANTLAND, Thomas
WI 28th Inf Co K. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’, medium build, Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Primrose. Mustered 14 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal 30 May 1863. Reduced to ranks 21 Jan 1865. Mustered out 23 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 132-12,14; red book vol 33)
- CHANTLAND, Thomas
From Aardal, Ryfylke, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Badger, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p274)
- CHANTLAND, Thomas
See KJENTLAND, Thomas
- CHARLESON, Andrew
WI 43rd Inf Co H. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to New Diggings, Lafayette County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for one year on 2 Sep 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Joseph R. Bird of New Diggings, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Mustered at Prairie du Chien the same day. Private. Transferred from Co H to Co I in 1 Nov 1864. Promoted to Corporal 22 Feb 1865. Mustered out with his company on 22 Jun 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 178-9; red book vol 48; blue book 49) (Ulvestad p262)
- CHARLESON, Jacob
IL Lt Arty Henshaw’s Battery. Residence: La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 6 Oct 1862 at Ottawa, Illinois. Mustered there on 3 Dec 1862. Private. Mustered out with his Battery on 18 Jul 1865 at Springfield, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 18 p39)
- CHARLESON, John
WI 46th Inf Co D. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Springvale, Columbia County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 14 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 20 Feb 1865. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-5,13,20; red book vol 51) “Chaleson, John”
- CHARLESTON, Richard
IL 39th Inf Co I. Residence: Le Roy, McLean County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for three years on 13 Oct 1861. Recruit. Re-enlisted as a Veteran. Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p 50)
- CHARLSON, Andrew
Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Forest City, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p274)
- CHARLSON, John C.
Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Forest City, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p274)
- CHARLSTON, Jacob
IA 35th Inf Co I. Residence: Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 14 Aug 1862. Mustered 5 Sep 1862. Private. Discharged from the Infantry on 20 Dec 1862, at Columbus, Kentucky, to enter Henshaw's Battery of Illinois Light Artillery. Sources: (ISW-V p540)