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EDSE, Christopher

Civil War: Private. From Stavanger, Norway. Post war: Lived in Mabel, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p277)

EDSON, Charles

IL 95th Inf Co I. Residence: Boone, Boone County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 14 Feb 1864 at Marengo, Illinois, and mustered there the next day. Private. He never joined this Regiment because he was put on detached service at Springfield, Illinois. Discharged from the service there on 7 Aug 1865. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p39)

EDSON, Edward

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Boone County, Illinois. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 16 Oct 1861 in Boone County. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Absent from Company, detached to 6th Ohio Battery since 28 Oct 1862. Absent sick at Chattanooga, Tennessee, since 28 Nov 1863. Died of disease at Chattanooga, 4 Mar 1864. Buried National Cemetery; section A, grave 38. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3, blue book vol 20 p12) (Buslett p349) (Ulvestad p277) (Ager p291) (Meeker) “Edson, Edvard”

EDSON, John

MN 10th Inf Co E. Residence: Hartland, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enrolled 14 Aug 1862. Mustered 13 Oct 1862. Private. Transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps, 13 Mar 1865. Post war: He lived in Hartland Township, Freeborn County. In June 1880 he was granted a pension of $12 a month because of disability of abdominal viscera. Sources: (MINN p475) (MCIW p479) (FCHS) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)

EDSVAAG, Erick L.

From Balestrand, Bergens Diocese, Norway. Civil War: Private. Killed in the battle of Chickamauga, Georgia [19-20 Sep 1863] (or died of his wounds shortly after). Sources: (Ulvestad p277)