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EGGAN, Nelson S.

IA 9th Inf Co F. Residence: Eldorado, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Enlisted 4 Sep 1861. Mustered 12 Sep 1861. Private. Died of diarrhea 14 May 1862, Milliken's Bend, Louisiana. Buried National Cemetery, Vicksburg, Mississippi; section E, grave 196. Sources: (ISW-II p48)

EGGE, Andrew. A.

IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Clarks Grove, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born 31 Mar 1839 at Hadeland, Norway. Came to America in 1852. Civil War: Enlisted in October 1861 at age 22. Re-enlisted in 1863. Private. Fought at Fort Henry and Fort Donelson. Was captured by Rebel troops in the Battle of Shiloh, 6 Apr 1862. Was a prisoner of war at Macon, Georgia, and Libby. Liberated Nov 1862. Re-enlisted in 1863. Mustered out with his Regiment in Jan 1866. Post war: Married Anna Sophia Sigridson (Sigurdson). Eight children. Moved into Albert Lea, Minnesota, in 1899. Died 19 Dec 1919. Buried in United Lutheran Cemetery in Hartland Township, Freeborn County. Sources: (FCHS) (Ulvestad p277)

EGGE, Carl

From Lier prestegjeld, Drammen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Took part in many battles and was a prisoner of war in Brantwood, Tennessee. Post war: Died in Pilot Mound, Minnesota, in 1902. Sources: (Ulvestad p277)

EGGE, Gilbert E.

IA 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Madison Township near Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 20 May 1861. Mustered 8 Jun 1861. Private. Drowned on 26 Oct 1862 (or 28 Aug) in Wolf River, near Memphis, Tennessee, while bathing. Sources: (ISW-I p326) (Obit for his sister, Mrs. D. C. Jordahl. Decorah Journal, 22 Feb 1949) (Decorah Republican, 27 Jul 1865) “Egge, Gulbrand”

EGGE, John E.

IA 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Madison Township near Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 20 May 1861. Mustered 8 Jun 1861. Private. Re-enlisted 4 Jan 1864, re-mustered 2 Feb 1864 at Louisville, Kentucky. Assigned to Co C, Iowa 3rd Veteran Infantry. Transferred to Co I, 2nd & 3rd Veteran Infantry Consolidated, from Co C, 3rd Battalion. Mustered out 12 Jul 1865. Sources: (ISW-I p326,414) (Decorah Republican, 27 Jul 1865)


IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born 7 Sep 1845 in Hadeland, Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted at Decorah, Winneshiek County Iowa, on 23 Jan 1864. Private. Captured and became a prisoner of war at Shiloh, Tennessee [6-7 Apr 1862]. Discharged 30 Jun 1865 at Davenport, Iowa. Post war: Lived in Madison, South Dakota. Died at age 90 on 30 Aug 1933 at Twin Valley, Minnesota. Buried in Lake Campbell Cemetery at Volga, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p277) (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Brookings County) “Eggebraaten, Anders”


IA 12th Inf Co B. From Holtdaalen, Norway. Came to America in 1857; then 18 years old. Civil War: Private. Captured and taken prisoner at Shiloh, Tennessee, 6 Apr 1862, and died in a prison camp at Macon, Georgia. Sources: (Ulvestad p277) ("Brevet hjem" by Per Jevne. Publ. Adresseavisen, Trondheim, Norway, 1975. p 81.) (Ager p xv) “Eggen, Jens Hanson”


Residence: Norman County, Minnesota. From Holtaalen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Reported to have died in a prisoner of war camp. However, there is a report that a veteran named Ole O. Eggen was still alive in 1907. Sources: (Ulvestad p277)


WI 19th Inf Co E. Residence: Waterford, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 33. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 5 Feb 1862 at Waterford. Mustered 30 Mar 1862 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 29 Apr 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Post war: Buried at Muskego, Wisconsin; stone reads “1827 – 1918”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 97-17; red book vol 24) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) “Eggleson, Gulick”

EGGUM, Elling E.

From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in the neighborhood of LaCrosse, Wisconsin. Died (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad)