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ELIASON, Anthon K.

SD 1st Inf Co D. Born 27 Oct 1878 in Lemvig, Denmark. Spanish-American War: Age 19. Entered the service on 17 May 1898 at Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Private. Re-enlisted 1 Jul 1899 at Manila, the Philippine Islands. Discharged 1901 at San Francisco, California. Post war: Married Agnes Garett. Died of Bright’s Disease on 12 Apr 1906, age 27, at Mitchell, South Dakota, and is buried in Green Hill Cemetery at Alexandria, South Dakota, lot 2, lock 63, grave G. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Hanson County)


IL 82nd Inf Unassigned recruit. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Civil War: Laborer. Age 25. Gray eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Oct 1864 at Chicago. Mustered there the same day. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p78)


IA 32nd Inf Co K. Residence: Story City, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 33. Enlisted 12 Aug 1862. Mustered 3 Sep 1862. Private. Died of disease 20 Aug 1863, at a hospital in Columbus, Kentucky. Sources: (ISW-V p55) (Ulvestad p277) (“John Ritland Civil War History”, serialized in the Story City Herald in 1922.) “Eliassen, Henry”


WI 46th Inf Co B. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Stettin, Marathon County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Blacksmith. Age 20. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6¼”. Enlisted for one year on 10 Feb 1865 at Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Mustered 22 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On detached service at railway blockhouse 38 since 20 Jun 1865. Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-3,17; red book vol 51)


IL 72nd Inf Co F. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 37. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 13 Aug 1862 at Chicago and mustered there on 31 Aug 1862. Private. Transferred to the U. S. Navy per special order 204, 10 Sep 1864. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p58)


WI 18th Inf Co D. Residence: Pierce County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 24. Sawyer. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 6’2¼”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Jan 1862 at Portage, Wisconsin. Mustered at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded and taken prisoner at Shiloh, Tennessee, 6 Apr 1862. He was a prisoner of war, captured at Chickamauga, Georgia, on 19 Sep 1863. Discharged from the service 18 Mar 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 79-1, 92-13; red book vol 23) “Elickson, Andrew”


WI 38th Inf Co B. Residence: Berlin, Green Lake County, Wisconsin. Born in Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 34. Married. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 2 Sep 1864 at Berlin. Mustered 7 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Joined this company on 30 Sep 1864. Mustered out 2 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 170-13; red book vol 43)