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EID, Amos A.

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Merchant, Age 24. Black hair. Enlisted for three years on 18 Apr 1861 at Madison. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Sergeant. Died 26 Oct 1861 of typhoid fever at Frederick, Maryland. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p192) (Kennedy, James B., Wisconsin Civil War Name Index)

EIDE, Gilbert A.

WI 44th Inf Co ?. Residence: Bloomfield, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 29. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 19 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 24 Sep 1864 at Madison. Bounty $100. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-14)

EIDE, Helge Olsen

From Tolgen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died at Mound City, Illinois (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p277)


From Norman County, Minnesota. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p277)

EIDE, Nels J.

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: New Glarus, Green County, Wisconsin. Born at Voss, Norway about 1838. Came to America in the late 1850s. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 10 Feb 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 13 Feb 1862. Private. Promoted to Corporal 1 Jul 1862. Seriously wounded at Stone's River, Tennessee, and sent to a hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863, and sent to hospital; then sent north. Assigned to Veteran Reserve Corps, 25 Mar 1864. Post war: Married in 1866 to Ingeborg Eillingsen. He taught school at Big Canoe, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Died relatively young and was buried at Big Canoe Church Cemetery, near Decorah, Winneshiek County. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p112) (Buslett p557) (Ulvestad 262) (DGA) (Ager p309) (Quiner p 621, 625) (Winneshiek County Marriage Records) (Gjertveit) (Naeseth) (Hedberg) “Eide, Nils Jakobson”




WI 46th Inf Co I. Residence: York, Green County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Clarno, Green County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Married. Blue eyes, black hair, fair complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Feb 1865 at York, Wisconsin. Mustered 9 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out with this company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Buried at York Memorial Cemetery, Blanchardville, Wisconsin; stone reads “6 Aug 1825 – 26 Feb 1910”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-13; red book vol 51) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) “Eidsmore, Michael O.”


SD 1st Inf Co D. Residence: Canton, South Dakota. Private. Born 15 Aug 1872 at Hardanger, Norway, son of Ole Eidsness and Oline, both of Bergen, Norway. Spanish-American War: Age 26. Entered the service on 14 May 1898 at Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Private. Died of typhoid fever in a hospital in Manila, The Philippines, on 27 Mar 1899. Buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Canton, lot 14, block 1, grave 8. Sources: (Ulvestad p277) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Lincoln County) “Eidsness, Askel O.”