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ERICKSEN, ?

From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Wanke, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p278)

ERICKSEN, Albert

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p278)

ERICKSEN, Alfred

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Freeborn County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p278)

ERICKSEN, Anders

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Spink, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p278)

ERICKSEN, Andreas

From Eidsvold, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Freeland, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p278)

ERICKSEN, Andreas

From Snaasen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Sherman, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p278)

ERICKSEN, Andrew

WI 52nd Inf Co D. Residence: Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. [Another reference lists home as Pittsfield, Brown County.] Born in Norway. Civil War: Lumberman. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 4 Mar 1865 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day as a member of a Wisconsin 49th Regiment recruit pool, and assigned to the 52nd. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with his company on 28 Jul 1865 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 176-13; 200-5,18) “Erickson, Andrew”

ERICKSEN, Andrew

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived at Maple Bay, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p278)

ERICKSEN, C.

IL 16th Cav Co M. From Hedalen, Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died in Andersonville prison on 28 Mar 1864 of wounds. Buried at Andersonville Cemetery grave 214. Sources: (Ulvestad p278) (GPO p66)

ERICKSEN, Carl

Residence: Columbia County, Wisconsin. From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded in the Battle of South Mountain, Maryland [14 Sep 1862] and died 3 days later. Sources: (Ulvestad p278)

ERICKSEN, Charles A.

MN 5th Inf Co H. Residence: Hayden, Minnesota. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 20. Enrolled 25 Mar 1862. Mustered 29 Apr 1862. Private. Fought in both Indian and Civil wars. Re-enlisted as veteran, 28 Feb 1864. Wounded in the Battle of Nashville, Tennessee. He was absent on discharge of his regiment. Discharged from the service from hospital. Sources: (MINN p261) (MCIW p295) (Ulvestad p278)

ERICKSEN, Christ

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Dane County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p278)

ERICKSEN, Christian

WI 15th Inf Co G. Civil War: Private. Died of wounds 12 Jul 1864 while in Andersonville Prison, Georgia. Sources: (Meeker)

ERICKSEN, Claus

From Voss, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived in Dows, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p278)

ERICKSEN, E.

From Sandsvær, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p278)

ERICKSEN, E. R.

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived at New England, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, Engebret

From Bardo, Nordland, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died at Fosston, Minnesota, in 1897. Sources: (Ulvestad p278)

ERICKSEN, Erick

Parents came from Voss, Norway. Civil War: Lieutenant. Post war: He lived in Olivia, Minnesota (in 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p257)

ERICKSEN, Erick

From Sondmore, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in LaSalle County, Illinois. Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, Even

From Næs, Norway. Indian War: Private. Post war: Lived at Middlesex County, Washington. Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, Gullick

Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived at Osseo, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, Gust

From Lefieskogen, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Still in the army in 1907. Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, Halvor

MN 6th Inf Co G. Residence: Madelia, Watonwan County, Minnesota. Born in Hallingdal, Norway. Civil War: Age 35. Enrolled 5 Mar 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 19 Aug 1865. Post war: Lived at Madelia, Minnesota, until 1901 (died?). Sources: (MINN p304) (MCIW p340) (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, Henry

MN 10th Inf Co D. Residence: Holden, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Valders, Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 22 Aug 1862. Mustered 9 Oct 1862. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment 19 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p471) (MCIW p478) (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, John

Residence: Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 28. Enrolled 22 Oct 1861. Mustered 4 Nov 1861. Private. Died at Belmont, Kentucky, 26 Feb 1862. Sources: (MINN p137) (MCIW p184)

ERICKSEN, John

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Goodhue County, Minnesota. Civil War: Private. Fought in both the Indian and Civil wars. A soldier named John Ericksen died in Helena, Arkansas, during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, John

Residence: Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Came to America from Valders, Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Enrolled 11 Oct 1861. Mustered 4 Nov 1861. Private. Re-enlisted 11 Feb 1862. Discharged from the service with his regiment on 2 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p137) (MCIW p184) (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, John

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Waushara County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, Lasse

From Lyster, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Urne, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, Lewis M.

WI 22nd Inf Co I. Residence: Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: “M….maker” (unreadable). Married. Age 25. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Beloit. Mustered 1 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 111-14; red book vol 27) “Erickson, Lewis”

ERICKSEN, Louis

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Monroe County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, Nels

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Dane County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, Nels

Residence: Story City, Iowa. From Skaanevik, Norway. Civil War: Sergeant. Sources: (Ulvestad p259).

ERICKSEN, Nels

WI 46th Inf Co E. Residence: Palmyra, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Whitewater, Walworth County. Born in Palmyra. His parents were from Voss, Norway. Civil War: Age 17. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for one year on 8 Feb 1865 at Palmyra, and mustered 21 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Musician: Fifer. Mustered out with this company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Lived in Toronto, South Dakota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-21; red book vol 51) (Ulvestad p279) “Erickson, Nelson”

ERICKSEN, Nels

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Kendall County, Illinois. Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, Olai

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Shelby County, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, Ole

From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Towner, North Dakota (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, Ole

Residence: Arendal, Minnesota. Civil War: Corporal. Died of sickness in Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (Ulvestad p262)

ERICKSEN, Ole

From Gudbrandsdalen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Rees, Kansas. Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, Ole

Residence: Houston County, Minnesota. From Hallingdal. Indian War: Private. Killed in an Indian attack. Sources: (Ulvestad p279).

ERICKSEN, Ole

From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Farwell, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, Ole

From Voss, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Dead (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, Ole

From Odalen, Norway. Indian War: Private. Post war: Lived in St. James, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, Peder

From Gudbrandsdalen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Jackson County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, Peder E.

From Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Gardner, Illinois. Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, Peter

From Aardal, Indre Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded in battles of Nashville, Tennessee [15-16 Dec 1864], and of Spanish Fork, and died in a hospital in Mobile, Alabama, in 1865. Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSEN, Tore

Residence: Pierce County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Died in Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri. Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSON, Absalom

WI 4th Cav Co A. Residence: Hixton, Jackson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Enrolled for three years on 20 Jan 1864 at Albion, Wisconsin. Mustered 7 Feb 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. [Also listed with Co I] Sources: (WHS red book v.4a p24; v.4b p238)

ERICKSON, Alick

WI 21st Inf Co K. Residence: Newton, Manitowoc county, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’3½”. Recruit. Enlisted for three years on 21 Mar 1864 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Mustered 30 Mar 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. In camp through Georgia as far as the Chattahoochee River. Taken sick and sent to Chattanooga. Returned to duty at Goldsboro, North Carolina, on 7 Apr 1865. Transferred to WI 3rd Inf Co K. Mustered out 18 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 106-12; red books vol 9, p198; vol 26)

ERICKSON, Anders

WI 11th Inf Co F. Residence: Cato, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born Anders Eriksen Riis on 23 Oct 1828 in Gjerpen, Telemark, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Married. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 11 Mar 1865 at Cato. Mustered 29 Mar 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Joined E Company on 31 May 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200; red book vol 16 p108) (Bjerke p6) “Riis, Anders”

ERICKSON, Andrew

IL 57th Inf Co G. Born 1846. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted at Chicago, Illinois, on 29 Feb 1864. Private. Discharged from the service 7 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: Died at age 86 in 1932 and was buried in the Komstad Cemetery in Centerville, South Dakota. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Clay County)

ERICKSON, Andrew

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Unmarried. Fisherman. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Dec 1861 at La Crosse. Enlistment credited to Scandinavia, Waupaca County. Mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 20 Dec 1861. Private. Was with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in September and October 1863. Re-enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Strawberry Plains, Tennessee. Re-mustered on 25 Apr 1864 at McDonald’s Station, Tennessee. To have 30-day leave. On leave 5 May 1864. Temporarily assigned to the 24th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 Feb 1865. Transferred to Wisconsin 13th Inf Co I on 10 Jun 1865. Mustered out on 24 Nov 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11,14; red book vol 18 p 174, vol 20 p 128) (Buslett p587) (Ulvestad p278) (Ager p59; p314, e50) (Meeker)

ERICKSON, Andrew

MN Lt Arty 2nd Battery. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled 3 Sep 1864. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service with the battery, 16 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p796) (MCIW p667)

ERICKSON, Andrew

WI 12th Inf Co K. Residence: Wauzeka, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 18. Black eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5½”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Jan 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Died of disease on 24 Mar 1864 at Cairo, Illinois. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-12; red book vol 17, p182) (WLCW p61) (Love p1077)

ERICKSON, Andrew

See ERIKSON, Anders

ERICKSON, Andrew

WI 13th Inf Co I. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Mar 1862 at Madison and mustered there the same day. Private. Transferred here from WI 15th Inf Co C on 11 Jun 1865. Mustered out 21 May 1865 at Madison. Sources: (WHS red book vol 18, p174)

ERICKSON, Andrew P.

MN 9th Inf Co H. Civil War: Enlisted 15 Aug 1862. Private. Discharged 28 Aug 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Lake Crystal, Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

ERICKSON, Anias

IL 74th Inf Co G. Residence: Howard, Winnebago County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Aug 1862 at Durand, Illinois. Mustered 4 Sep 1862 at Rockford, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the service 1 Sep 1864 by order of the War Department. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p59)

ERICKSON, Arne

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co M. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 39. Enrolled 6 Feb 1865. Mustered 18 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged from the service with his company on 27 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p621) (Ulvestad p278)

ERICKSON, Birger

WI 18th Inf Co C. Strongs Prairie, Adams County, Wisconsin. Born 1825 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 26 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 2 Jun 1865. Post war: Moved to Dane Prairie, Otter Tail County, Minnesota, in 1871. Died there 1920 at the age of “94 years, ten months and 22 days”. Buried in St. Olaf Cemetery at Dalton. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 92-11; red book vol 23) [Red book shows this soldier in Co E.] (Obituary, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, Daily Journal, 28 Oct 1920, p 5) (Otter Tail County Historical Society) “Erickson, Berger”

ERICKSON, Canute

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Neshonoc, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born 1 Jan 1839 in Voss, Hordaland, Norway, son of Erik Vikingsen Rjoe and Christi Knudsdatter Bakkethun. Came to America with his parents and two sisters on “Ørnen”, sailing from Bergen and arriving in New York on 2 Aug 1844. Married Brita Sjursdatter Hylle. Civil War: Age 36. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, sandy complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Joined the company at Knoxville on 19 Feb 1864. Wounded in battle at New Hope Church, Georgia, and sent to hospital. Transferred to Company H on 1 Dec 1864, then to 24th Infantry and later to 13th Infantry, Company I, on 10 Jun 1865. Mustered out 24 Nov 1865. Post war: Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 20 p 30) (Buslett p380) (Ulvestad p279) (Ager p295) (RWV p808) (Naeseth ’44-858) “Erickson, Knud” “Erikson, Knud” “Rjoe, Knut Eriksen”

ERICKSON, Carl

WI 1st Battery of Artillery. Civil War: Post war: Buried in Lutheran Cemetery, Volga, South Dakota. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Brookings County)

ERICKSON, Charles W.

WI 2nd Inf Co H. Residence: Dekora, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 22. Blue eyes, auburn hair, light complexion, 5’9¼”. Enlisted for three years on 24 Apr 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 11 Jun 1861. Private. Killed in action 14 Sep 1862 in the Battle at South Mountain, Maryland. Sources: (WHS red book vol 8 p154) (Kennedy, James B. Wisconsin Civil War name index) (WLCW p8) (Love p1058) (Quiner p451)

ERICKSON, Christian

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Born 7 May 1839 in Bergen, Norway; son of Erick and Bertha Christensen. Came to America in 1859. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted in March 1862. Private. Promoted to orderly sergeant. After a military engagement in Virginia, he was made a Second Lieutenant. Following the battle of Chancellorsville, he was commissioned First Lieutenant. Following the battle of Gettysburg, he took command of his company. Shortly before he was discharged, he was made a Captain. Post war: He operated a dry goods business in Chicago. On 11 Sep 1870, he married Agnete Jevne. Four children. Erickson died 20 Jan 1900. Sources: (Lovoll, Odd S. “A Century of Urban Life”, publ. NAHA, 1988, p84, photo) (“History of the Norwegians of Illinois” by A. E. Strand, publ., Chicago, 1905, p 217; photo)

ERICKSON, Christian

WI 5th Inf Co K. Residence: Menomonie, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Lumberman. Unmarried. Blue eyes, sandy hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 10 May 1861 at Menomonie. Mustered 13 Jul 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted as a veteran for three years on 10 Feb 1864 at Brandy Station, Virginia, and re-mustered there 16 Feb 1864. Transferred to WI 5th Inf Co A on 13 Jul 1864. “Honest and brave”. Wounded in a skirmish sometime after the battle at Kenesaw Mountain, Georgia, 6 Apr 1865 Sent to hospital 13 Jun 1865 at Baltimore, Maryland. Discharged from the service 25 Jun 1865 at Baltimore, for disability due to wounds. Post war: Granted a pension of $24 a month because of the loss of his right arm. Sources: (WHS red book vol 10a p160, vol 10b) (Ulvestad p 278) (Quiner p525) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998.)

ERICKSON, Christian

WI 38th Inf Co C. Residence: Argyle, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5¾”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Mar 1864 at Argyle. Mustered 15 Apr 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal 30 May 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 170-5; red book vol 43)

ERICKSON, Christopher

MA 9th Arty Battery. Born in Norway ?. Civil War: Lieutenant. Killed at Gettysburg. Sources: (email from Karl Jakob Skarstein, Norway)

ERICKSON, Christopher

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Black Earth, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born 31 Jan 1842 at Eid in Bagn, Valdres, Norway. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 20. Enlisted for three years on 3 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Mustered 16 Nov 1861 at Madison. Private. Sick in hospital in Jacinto, Mississippi, in July 1862. Sick in Farmington, Mississippi, also July 1862. Taken prisoner in Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, on 20 Sep 1863. Died of dysentery in Andersonville prison 19 Aug 1864. Buried in Andersonville Cemetery, grave 6160. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-4; 259-2; red book vol 20 p30) (Buslett p380) (GPO p66) (Ager p295) (Ulvestad p278) (Hedberg) (Ann Urness Gesme, Cedar Rapids, Iowa)

ERICKSON, Colben

WI 13th Inf Co E. Residence: Spring Valley Township, Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born 21 Nov 1830 at Nes, Buskerud, Norway, son of Erik Trulsen Kaalsrud and Christi Colbjønsdatter Gren. He came to America with his parents, four siblings and his grandmother on the “Columbo”, which sailed from Havre, France, and arrived in New York on 29 Aug 1846. Civil War: Farmer. Age 35. Gray eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’7¾”. Volunteer. Enlisted for two years on 2 Aug 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Bounty $200. Mustered the same day. Private. He died of disease on 25 Feb 1865 at the general hospital in Keokuk, Iowa. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 64-7; red book vol 18, p94) (WLCW p65) (Love p1078) (Naeseth ’46-1268) “Erickson, Colden” “Eriksen Colbjørn”

ERICKSON, Daniel

WI 53rd Inf Co D. Residence: Preston, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 42. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’6¼”. Enlisted for one year on 17 Mar 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On 10 Jun 1865 at Pleasant Hill, Missouri, he and his company were merged into the WI 51st. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 198-13; 201-5,6)

ERICKSON, E. Augustus

IA 39th Inf Co I. Residence: Boone County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 24. Enlisted 22 Aug 1862 as a Sergeant. Mustered 9 Sep 1862. Taken prisoner on 5 Oct 1864 at Allatoona, Georgia. Paroled. Mustered out 5 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (ISW-V cd p36)

ERICKSON, Edward

IA 13th Inf Co B. Residence: Canoe Township, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Third Congressional District. Born 1 May 1843 at Haukedalen, Hadeland, Norway, eldest son of Jens Ericksen Ness and Ingeborg Hansdatter Kapelsrud. Immigrated to Decorah, Winneshiek County Iowa, in 1854. Civil War: Age 21. Blue eyes, light brown hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enrolled 20 Oct 1864 and mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out 21 Jul 1865, Louisville, Kentucky. Discharged 20 Aug 1865. Post war: Operated a farm in Canoe Township, Winneshiek County. Married to Ingeborg/Emily Tobiason on 29 Mar 1869 at Luther College, Decorah, by Rev. Nils Brandt. Lived at Osage, Iowa. Eleven children. In 1885, Edward Erickson was living in Springwater, Canoe Township. Died 26 Aug 1926 in Winneshiek County at age 83. Buried at Big Canoe Lutheran Cemetery, near Decorah. Sources: (ISW-II p603) (XSS Iowa p 291) (Winneshiek County Marriage Records) (Letter, Norman Hjelmeland, Des Moines, Iowa. hjelhawks@aol.com) (Ulvestad p 278) “Ericksen, Edward”

ERICKSON, Edward

MN 1st Inf Co ?. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 29 Feb 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Wounded in Battle at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (1-3 Jul 1863). Wounded 22 Jun 1864 near Petersburg. This unit became part of the Minnesota 1st Battalion of Infantry Company A. Discharged from the service with his battalion, 14 Jul 1865. Post war: Edward Erickson, Minneapolis, qualified in May 1880 for a pension of $2 a month because of a shell wound in his face. Sources: (MINN p535) (MCIW p67) (Ulvestad p262) (US Pension List, 1882-3. Vol 4 p552) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)

ERICKSON, Elias

WI 23rd Inf Co C. Residence: Lewiston, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born 13 Apr 1835 in Sweden. Came to America in 1854 to Grand Rapids, Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 27. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Lewiston. Mustered 30 Aug 1862 at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Appointed Sergeant on 1 Jun 1865. Mustered out 4 Jul 1865. Post war: In 1885, he was living in Leeds, Benson County, North Dakota. He married Cora in 1888 at Minnewaukan, North Dakota. He died in 1906. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 114-13; red book vol 28) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59)

ERICKSON, Ellend

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Bath Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born on Farm Trytten, Vik parish, Bergens Clerical District, Hordaland, Norway, 7 Oct 1835. Came with his parents to America in July 1854. Lived first in Chicago, Illinois; then came to Albert Lea, Freeborn County, in 1860 and became a farmer. Married on 27 Mar 1860 to Betsey Jacobson. Civil War: Age 26. Enlisted for three years on 22 Nov 1861 and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin. Assigned as Corporal 1 Feb 1862, promoted to Sergeant 1 May 1862. He said that he had been treated for typhoid fever while at Mississippi River Island No. 10. Commissioned Second Lieutenant at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on 9 Jun 1863 with rank from 27 May 1863. Wounded at Chickamauga, 20 Sep 1863. Was with the provisions transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Taken prisoner at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Exchanged on 29 Sep 1864. Promoted to First Lieutenant 10 Nov 1864. On sick leave 11 Nov 1864. Mustered out with K Company, 10 Feb 1865, at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Mustered out as Second Lieutenant. He is entered on the Roll of Honor for the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps. Post war: He returned to his farm near Albert Lea. He and his wife Betsey had ten children. He was elected to the Minnesota legislature in 1889. He died 25 Jun 1912 in Albert Lea and is buried in Lakewood Cemetery. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p140) (Buslett p616) (Ulvestad p257) (Ager p217, photo; p316) (Quiner p 625) (Gjertveit) ("History of the Scandinavians in the United States", by O. N. Nelson. Publ. Minneapolis, 1893. p327) (FCHS - Albert Lea GAR records) (Obituary with Albert Lea GAR records).

ERICKSON, Engbrit

MN 10th Inf Co E. Residence: Bath, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Came to America in 1856 with Hans Peterson and Nels Nelson. 1860 Census shows him as “Enger” with wife Julia and two children. Civil War: Age 32. Enrolled 14 Aug 1862. Mustered 13 Oct 1862. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 19 Aug 1865. Post war: Engbert Erickson, of Neby, Polk County, Minnesota, qualified for a pension of $2 a month, because of “chronic diarrhea, & c.”. Sources: (MINN p475) (MCIW p479) (FCHS) (US Pension List, 1882-3, Vol 4 p569) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)

ERICKSON, Erick

WI 45th Inf Co B. Residence: Liberty, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Married. Brown eyes, black hair, fair complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Oct 1864 at Liberty. Mustered 4 Nov 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Post war: Buried at West cemetery, Valders, Wisconsin; stone reads “Jan 1827 – 21 Mar 1892”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-3; red book vol 50) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) “Renne, Erick”

ERICKSON, Erick

IL 13th Inf Co E. Residence: Adams, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Bergenstift, Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10¼”. Enlisted for three years on 24 May 1861 at Dixon, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 18 Jun 1864 at Springfield, Illinois. $100 bounty due him. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 19)

ERICKSON, Erick

IL 91st Inf Co D. Residence: Morris, Grundy County, Illinois. Born in Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Cooper. Age 28. Married. Gray eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Morris. Mustered 8 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with Company on 12 Jul 1865 at Mobile, Alabama. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p13)

ERICKSON, Erick

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted 22 Jan 1862 in Lafayette County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Sick in Bardstown, Kentucky, in October, and in Bowling Green, Kentucky, in September and November, 1862. Died of disease in general hospital at Bowling Green on 1 Dec 1862. Buried at National Cemetery in Nashville, Tennessee; section N, grave 714. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p144) (Buslett p622) (Ulvestad p279) (Ager p317)

ERICKSON, Erick

MN 6th Inf Co I. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 44. Enrolled 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 4 Oct 1862. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 22 Apr 1863. Sources: (MINN p310) (MCIW p343)

ERICKSON, Erick

MN 1st Battalion Infantry, Co H. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 32. Enrolled 28 Mar 1865. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his company on 14 Jul 1865. Post war: Living in Larimore, North Dakota, in 1890. Sources: (MINN p560) (MCIW p77) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59) (WPA North Dakota Historical Data Project)

ERICKSON, Erick

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born 1817. Civil War: Age 45. Married. Enlisted for three years on 31 Oct 1861 at Waterford, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left behind at Springfield, Kentucky, 6 Oct 1862. Discharged from the service at Louisville, Kentucky, 7 Feb 1863, for disease. Post war: Died 1910. Buried in Muskego Church Cemetery, Racine County. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p44) (Buslett p411) (Ulvestad p279) (Ager p298) (KJR) (Hedberg)

ERICKSON, Erick

IA 12th Inf Co B. Residence: Center, Iowa. Born 15 May 1843 in Sweden. Civil War: Age 19. Entered service on 26 Dec 1862 at Lansing, Iowa. Mustered 11 Mar 1863. Private. Discharged 24 Dec 1863 at Chewalla, Tennessee, and re-enlisted and re-mustered on 5 Jan 1864. Discharged 20 Dec 1866 at Memphis, Tennessee. Died 25 May 1920 at age 77 at his home in Sun Prairie Township, South Dakota, his death due to apoplexy. Buried 27 May 1920 in Sun Prairie Swedish Baptist Cemetery, lot 11, grave 6. Sources: (ISW-II cd p46) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, McCook County) “Erickson, Erick Andrew”

ERICKSON, Erick A.

MN 6th Inf Co A. Residence: St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 6 Aug 1862. Mustered 1 Oct 1862. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 19 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p278) (MCIW p330)

ERICKSON, Finger

WI 13th Inf Co G. Residence: Spring Valley Township, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born 3 Mar 1843 at Nes, Buskerud, Norway, son of Erik Trulsen Kaalsrud and Christi Colbjønsdatter Gren. He came to America with his parents, four siblings and his grandmother on the “Columbo”, which sailed from Havre, France, and arrived in New York on 29 Aug 1846. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Gray eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 6’1”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Sep 1861 at Spring Valley, Wisconsin. Mustered 17 Oct 1861 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 14 Dec 1863 at Nashville, Tennessee. Bounty $402. Re-mustered 15 Jan 1864. Mustered out on 24 Aug 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 64-9,15; red book vol 18, p136) (Naeseth ’46-1271)

ERICKSON, G.

WI 15th Inf. Civil War: Private. Prisoner at Andersonville. Exchanged 5 Apr 1865. Sources: ancestry.com)

ERICKSON, Goodrich E.

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Blue Mounds, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 25. Enlisted for three years on 16 Dec 1861 at Blue Mounds and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Private. Promoted to Corporal 17 Jan 1863. Was with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, on 13 Oct 1863. Seriously wounded in his right arm at Atlanta, Georgia, 21 Jul 1864, and sent to hospital. Mustered out with Company G on 13 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p98) (Buslett p532) (Ulvestad p262) (Ager p312). "Erickson, Gudrick"

ERICKSON, Hans

IL 33rd Inf Co A. Residence: West Joliet, Will County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 27. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 31 Jan 1865 at Joliet, Illinois. Mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 24 Nov 1876 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 8)

ERICKSON, Harmon

WI 42nd Inf Co A. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Berlin, Green Lake County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Hazel eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 24 Aug 1862 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged for disability on 23 May 1865. Post war: In Oct 1882 he was granted a pension of $4 a month because of chronic diarrhea. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-2,14; red book vol 47) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998.) “Erickson, Herman” “Ericson, Harmon”

ERICKSON, Helge

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Ringerike, Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 22 Jan 1862 in Fillmore County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Left behind sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10 in June, and in Iuka, Mississippi, in August. Died of disease at a hospital in Jackson, Mississippi [Tennessee?], 26 Sep 1862. Buried in National Cemetery at Corinth, Mississippi. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-12, 77-8, 259-8; red book vol 20 p142) (Buslett p622) (Ager p317) (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSON, Henry

MN 4th Inf Co A. Residence: Carver, Carver County, Minnesota. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 26 Sep 1861. Mustered 4 Oct 1861. Private. Re-enlisted 7 Mar 1864. Promoted to Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant. Discharged from the service 19 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p176) (MCIW p222) (Ulvestad p259)

ERICKSON, Ira

IL 138th Inf Co F. Residence: Pontiac, Livingston County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for 100 days on 7 May 1864 at Pontiac. Mustered 21 Jun 1864 at Quincy, Illinois. Mustered out with his Company on 14 Oct 1864 at Springfield, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 11 p71)

ERICKSON, John

IA 13th Inf Co B. Residence: Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Private. Enlisted 31 Oct 1864. Mustered 31 Oct 1864. Private. Mustered out 21 Jul 1865, Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ISW-II p603)

ERICKSON, John

MN 11th Inf Co E. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age not shown. Enrolled 24 Aug 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 26 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p513) (MCIW p498)

ERICKSON, John

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co F. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 6 Nov 1862. Mustered 24 Nov 1862. Private. Fought in both Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service for disability 21 Apr 1863 (or 3 Mar) Sources: (MINN p656) (MCIW p533)

ERICKSON, John

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Scandinavian Guards, organized in Nicollet County, 27 Aug 1862, and who served 21 days. Private. Sources: (MCIW p807).

ERICKSON, John

WI 18th Inf Co I. Residence: Lowville, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 7 Dec 1863 at Lowville, Wisconsin. Mustered 24 Dec 1863 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty paid: $60. Private. Recruit. Taken prisoner of war by Confederate forces during the Battle of Allatoona, Georgia, 5 Oct 1864. Paroled. Sick in a hospital at Baltimore, Maryland. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 92-11; red book vol 23) (Quiner p666) “Lerum, John”

ERICKSON, John

Born 1843 in Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Married to Berit Boeye. Died 1895. Sources: (Otter Tail County, Minnesota, Historical Society)

ERICKSON, Jonas T.

US Army 4th Battery Co B. Born 20 Oct 1898 at Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Olaf Erickson. First World War: Age 19. Enlisted 26 Oct 1917 at Ft. Logan, Colorado. Private. Promoted to Sergeant. Died of pneumonia at Camp Lee, Virginia, on 15 Oct 1918. Buried in Bluff View Cemetery in Vermillion, South Dakota. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Clay County)

ERICKSON, Klaus

WI 22nd Inf Co G. Residence: Wiota, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Married Age 30. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Monroe, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 22 Apr 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, due to a gun shot wound received in action on 15 May 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 111-9,14; red book vol 27)

ERICKSON, Knud

US Army 4th Cav. Civil War: Enlisted 14 Mar 1864. Enlistment credited to Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 258-5)

ERICKSON, Knud

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co L. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 38. Enrolled 7 Feb 1865. Mustered 11 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged from the service on 27 Sep 1865 per order of 26 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p616) (MCIW p635)

ERICKSON, Knud

WI 44th Inf Co C. Residence: Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Farmington, Jefferson County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 40. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 29 Oct 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 12 Nov 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with this company on 28 Aug 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-4; red book vol 49; blue book)

ERICKSON, Knud

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born 24 Jan 1833 in Valders, Norway. Civil War: Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, black hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Age 28. Enlisted for three years on 3 Oct 1861 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 12 Dec 1861. Private. Sick 20 and 26 Jul 1862 and in Corinth, Mississippi, on 28 Jul 1862. Disappeared and was classified as "deserter", but returned and was discharged from the service for disease from a hospital at Cincinnati, Ohio, 25 Sep 1862. Reinstated to Wisconsin 25th Inf Co F, 4 Jan 1864. Wounded near Dallas, Georgia, on 25 May 1864. Transferred to 3rd Infantry, Company F, 10 Jun 1865. Mustered out 18 Jul 1865. Died in Gjerpen, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, on 8 Feb 1891. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p86) (Buslett p502) (Ager p306) (Ulvestad p279) (Quiner p 629) (Hedberg)

ERICKSON, Knud

WI 26th Inf Co F. Residence: Rockland, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Augenshallen (?), Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 31. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Mustered 16 Jan 1864 at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $300. Private. Recruit. Joined his company encamped near Washington, D.C. Arrived in South Carolina on 18 Jun 1865. Was in the campaign from Atlanta to Raleigh. Transferred to WI 3rd Inf Co F. Mustered out at Louisville, Kentucky, 18 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 126-15; red book vol 9, p128; vol 31)

ERICKSON, Knud

WI 13th Inf Co I. Residence: Barrie, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 36. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, sandy complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 7 Jan 1864 at La Crosse and mustered there the same day. Private. Transferred here from WI 15th Inf Co B (D?) on 11 Jun 1865. Mustered out on 24 Nov 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Sources: (WHS red book vol 18, p174)

ERICKSON, Lars

WI 6th Inf Co B. Residence: Portland, Monroe County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 40. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 10 Nov 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Joined Company B on 17 Dec 1864. Took part in the Battle of Hatcher’s Run, Virginia, 6-7 Feb 1865. Absent sick 13 Apr 1865. Discharged from the service at Washington DC on 16 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 27-14; red book vol 11 p44) (Larsen)

ERICKSON, Lars

See ERICKSON, Louis

ERICKSON, Lewis

MN 2nd Inf Co H. Residence: Winona, Winona County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Mustered 8 Mar 1865. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment 11 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p101) (MCIW p140)

ERICKSON, Lewis

WI 1st Cav. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 17 Nov 1863 at Portland, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. His name is on a list of drafted men and substitutes. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 202-15)

ERICKSON, Lewis M.

WI 37th Inf Co H. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. (One sources shows Beloit, Rock County.) Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’5”. Has a wife, Mary, and one child. Drafted. Enrolled for three years on 17 Nov 1863 at Portland, Wisconsin. Mustered 17 Nov 1863. His name is on a list of “Drafted men and Substitutes”. Private. Wounded in action 16 Jun 1864 before Petersburg, Virginia. Promoted to Corporal 11 Apr 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 167-13, 258-8; red book vol 42)

ERICKSON, Louis

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Buffalo City, Buffalo County, Wisconsin. Born in Hafslo, Hardalen, Norway. Came to Viroqua, Wisconsin, in 1862. Civil War: Age 18; family stories say he was 16 and lied about his age. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 17 Feb 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to La Crosse. Mustered there the same day. Private. Entered as a substitute for a man from Buffalo City. Joined B Company in Knoxville, Tennessee. Sick 13 Jul 1864. Assigned temporarily to Company H on 1 Dec 1864. Assigned temporarily to the Wisconsin 24th Infantry. Transferred on 10 Jun 1865 to Company K, Wisconsin 13th Infantry. Mustered out 24 Nov 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Post war: Married Johanna Larson; settled on a farm in Modena, Buffalo County. Twelve children. Died at his daughter’s home in Modena on 11 Oct 1928. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 18, p194; vol 20, p30) (Buslett p381) (Ager p275, photo; p295) (RWV p808) (Hedberg) (Email, Bill Bethke wdbethke@tds.net) “Erickson, Lars” “Erickson, Lasss” [One red book entry shows residence as Stanley, Vernon County.]

ERICKSON, Magnus

MN 4th Inf Co K. Residence: Highland, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Substitute. Mustered 15 Dec 1864 (or 15 Aug). Private. Discharged from the service by order 12 Jun 1865; he was absent in hospital at the time. Sources: (MINN p224) (MCIW p240) (History of Fillmore County, vol 1, publ. 1912, p147)

ERICKSON, Martimus

WI 13th Inf Co G. Residence: Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Christiania, Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 6’. Private. Enlisted for three years on 30 Sep 1861 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Mustered 17 Oct 1861 at Janesville. Private. Discharged from the service on a surgeon’s certificate of disability on 1 Jan 1862 at Janesville. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 64-9; red book vol 18, p134) “Erickson, Martemus”

ERICKSON, Martin

IL 7th Cav Co L. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Blacksmith. Age 28. Gray eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 16 Jan 1865 at Chicago and mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 4 Nov 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (ILSA reel 14 p68)

ERICKSON, Martin A.

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Sparta, Monroe County, Wisconsin. Born in Hurdalen, Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 21 October 1861 at Sparta. Mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Nov 1861. Private. Promoted to Sergeant 17 Jan 1862. Promoted to First Sergeant 18 May 1862. Transferred to WI 15th Inf Co H on 28 May 1862. Promoted to Sergeant Major, 1 Jan 1863 and transferred to the Regimental staff. Commissioned Second Lieutenant on 8 Jun 1863, with rank from 27 May 1863. Missing and found to have been taken prisoner at Chickamauga, Georgia, 20 Sep 1863. He was sent to Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia. He had not been mustered as an officer before his capture and so was imprisoned as an enlisted man. Was imprisoned at Danville. Escaped from there but was recaptured and held until April 1865 when he was exchanged. Mustered out as a Sergeant in Madison on 27 May 1865. War Department orders dated 9 Jan 1868 corrected his muster out to be as a Second Lieutenant. Post war: He became a merchant in Sparta. Gangrene developed in a leg he had injured during the war, and he had to have it amputated. He did not survive the amputation. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6,10; 78-1; red book vol 20 p4, 58, 112) (Meeker) (Buslett p552) (Ulvestad p257) (Ager p290, 309) “Erikson, Martin”

ERICKSON, Michael

WI 7th Inf Co K. Residence: Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4½”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1861 at Beloit. Mustered 2 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the battles of Gainesville and the second Bull Run. Severely wounded in the Battle of Bull Run, Virginia, 30 Aug 1862. Discharged from the service 1 Sep 1864. Sources: (WHS red book vol 12 p164)

ERICKSON, Nelse

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: New Glarus, Green County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Feb 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Transferred to WI 13th Inf Co I on 11 Jun 1865. Mustered out on 24 Nov 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Sources: (WHS red book vol 18, p174)

ERICKSON, Nelson

IL 36th Inf Co D. Residence: Lisbon. Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Jul 1861 at Lisbon and mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 1 Jun 1864 at Blanes Cross Roads. Mustered 25 Jan 1864 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Promoted to Sergeant. Mustered out 8 Oct 1865 at New Orleans, Louisiana. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 61, 63)

ERICKSON, Nils

WI 2nd Cav Co B. Civil War: Enlisted Sep 1862. Private. Dicharged 17 Dec 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Milnor, Largent County, North Dakota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59)

ERICKSON, Ole

MN Lt Arty 2nd Battery. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enrolled 3 Sep 1864. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service with the battery, 16 Aug 1865. Buried in Wilmington Cemetery, Houston County, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p796) (MCIW p666) (Buxengard, Jan Lee, Spring Grove Herald, 6 Nov 2002, p 1) “Renslo, Ole E”

ERICKSON, Ole

MN 7th Inf Co E. Residence: Preble, Fillmore county, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enrolled 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 24 Sep 1862. Private. Killed by Indians, 16 Apr 1863. Sources: (MINN p340) (MCIW p377) (e-mail, Bruce Larson, Minneapolis, Minnesota) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p150)

ERICKSON, Ole

WI 45th Inf Co F. Residence: Blue Mounds, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Middleton, Dane County. Born in Thronsen, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 29 Jan 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the next day. Bounty $100. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-7,8; red book 50)

ERICKSON, Ole

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Mustered 29 Jun 1864. Recruit. Private. Died at Pine Bluff, Arkansas, 22 Nov 1864. Sources: (MINN p139) (MCIW p184)

ERICKSON, Ole

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Arendahl, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Wagon maker. Age 23. Unmarried. Brown eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Dec 1861 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered 20 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal, 2 Sep 1862, by order of Col. H. C. Heg. Sick in Chattanooga 1 Nov 1863. Died of chronic diarrhea in U.S. General hospital No.19 in Nashville, Tennessee, on 29 Jan 1864. Buried in Nashville Cemetery; section E, grave 1430. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p72) (TAR) (Buslett p475) (Ager p303)

ERICKSON, Ole

WI 23rd Inf Co D. Residence: Blue Mounds, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 21. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Blue Mounds. Mustered 30 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 10 Nov 1863 at Madison. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 114-13; red book vol 28)

ERICKSON, Ole

WI 40th Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’4½”. Enlisted for 100 days on 14 May 1864 at Mazomanie, Dane County, Wisconsin. Mustered 8 Jun 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 16 Sep 1864 at Madison. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 174-10; red book vol 45)

ERICKSON, Ole

WI 22nd Inf Co G. Residence: Jordan, Green County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 32. Married. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Monroe, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Died in Nashville, Tennessee, on 14 Jul 1864 of wounds received in action at Resaca, Georgia, 15 May 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 111-9,14; red book vol 27) (Love p1094) (Quiner p702)

ERICKSON, Ole

WI 43rd Inf Co D. Residence: Newark, Rock County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Albion, Dane County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Sep 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. “Sent north sick June 5, 1865”. Mustered out 29 Jul 1865 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 178-5; red book vol 48; blue book 49)

ERICKSON, Ole 1st

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Blue eyes, blond hair, sandy complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Feb 1864 at La Crosse. Mustered there the same day. Private. Joined Company E at Knoxville, Tennessee. Killed by a gunshot in the battle of New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13,16; red book vol 20 p72) (TAR) (Buslett p475) (Ager p303) (Quiner p 629)

ERICKSON, Ole 2nd

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Onalaska, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Blue eyes, light hair, sandy complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Feb 1864, at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there 3 Mar 1864. Private. Joined Company E at Knoxville, Tennessee. Promoted to Corporal. Wounded and missing in battle at New Hope Church, Georgia, on 27 May 1864. Found to have been killed. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p72) (TAR) (Buslett p475) (Ulvestad p279) (Ager p303) (Quiner p629)

ERICKSON, Ole H.

MN 1st Battalion Infantry, Co F. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enrolled 23 Mar 1865 and mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 14 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p553) (MCIW p74) (E-mail, Jim Belgum <belgums@runestone.net>

ERICKSON, Oleff

WI 25th Inf Co G. Residence: St. Cloud, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Unmarried. Farmer. Age 28. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 8 Aug 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Sep 1862. Bounty $100, $25 paid, $75 due him. Private. Deserted at La Crosse on 20 Sep 1862. “Left camp without leave.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15,17; red book vol 30)

ERICKSON, Oloff

IL 17th Inf Co E. Residence: Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 25. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 25 May 1861 at Peoria, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged 16 May 1862 due to chronic diarrhea. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 20)

ERICKSON, Peder

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Viroqua, Bad Ax County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Unmarried. Brown eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 16 Dec 1861 in La Crosse County. Mustered 20 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Musician. Private. Missing from a train 20 Sep 1863 at Dug Gap, Georgia, and found to have been taken prisoner. Died of his wounds in Libby Prison at Richmond, Virginia, on 1 Dec 1863. Buried in Richmond National Cemetery. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p72) (TAR) (Buslett p475) (Ulvestad p279) (Ager p303) “Eriksen, Peder”

ERICKSON, Peder

WI 16th Inf Co G. Residence: Perry, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 27. Blue eyes, sandy hair, fair complexion, 5’5¼”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 19 Sep 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Joined this regiment on 8 Nov 1864. Marched through Georgia, the Carolinas, Virginia and into Washington DC. Discharged from the service 5 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 80-18; red book vol 21 p154)

ERICKSON, Pete

WI 19th Inf Co B. Residence: Houston, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sources: (Ole Hougan Civil War Diary 2 Jan 1863)

ERICKSON, Peter

WI 12th Inf Co C. Residence: Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, rosy complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Sep 1861 at Dodgeville, Wisconsin. Mustered 18 Oct 1861. Private. Re-enlisted for three years and re-mustered on 2 Jan 1864 at Natchez, Mississippi. “Has served faithfully with his company.” Discharged from the service 16 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-5,14,15; red book vol 17, p46)

ERICKSON, Peter

MN 1st Reg Hv Arty Co B. Residence: Bratsberg, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 39. Enrolled 26 Sep 1864. Mustered 8 Oct 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 17 Jun 1865. Post war: Was living in Bratsberg in 1890. Sources: (MINN p575) (MCIW p617) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p152)

ERICKSON, Peter

MN 2nd Inf Co K. Residence: Spring Grove, Houston County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 37. Drafted. Mustered 27 May 1864. Recruit Private. Discharged from the service by order on 31 May 1865. Sources: (MINN p112) (MCIW p144)

ERICKSON, Peter

WI 50th Inf Co H. Residence: Prairie du Chien, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 11 Mar 1865 at Boscobel, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Died of disease at Fort Randall, Dakota Territory, on 8 Jan 1866. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-9) (Love p1122)

ERICKSON, Peter

WI 49th Inf Co A. Residence: Black Earth, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 29. Blue eyes, brown hair, sandy complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 16 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 20 Feb 1865 at Madison. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 193-3,14,19) “Erikson”

ERICKSON, Peter E.

IL 53rd Inf Co H. Residence: Morris, Grundy County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 3 Mar 1862. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran on 4 Mar 1864 at Hebron, Mississippi. Re-mustered 19 Sep 1864 near Atlanta, Georgia. Mustered out 22 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ILSA reel 5 p41; reel 47-9 p41)

ERICKSON, S.

WI 15th Inf Co D. Civil War: Corporal. Died of dysentery on 19 Sep 1864 at Andersonville Prison. Grave 9337. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 259-2) (Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison”, Atwater Report, publ 1865)

ERICKSON, Simon

WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Bloomingdal, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 34. Blue eyes, sandy hair, fair complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Viroqua, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease “Effusion on the Brain” at Memphis, Tennessee, on 7 Sep 1863. Buried in Memphis National Cemetery, grave 3300. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30) (Love p1099) (Email Curt Stromstad curtstrom@aol.com)

ERICKSON, Swan

IL 16th Inf Co C. Residence: Henderson, Knox County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 42. Well-digger. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5¾”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Mar 1864 at Peoria, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Transferred from the IL 102nd Inf. Discharged 5 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ILSA reel one p62)

ERICKSON, Sylvester

WI 12th Inf Co C. Residence: Blue Mounds, Wyoming, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 44. Married. Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, rosy complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years at Dodgeville, Wisconsin. Mustered 18 Oct 1861. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 3 Jan 1864 at Natchez, Mississippi. Promoted to Corporal on 3 Jan 1864. Promoted to Sergeant on 1 Aug 1864. Mustered out 16 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-15; red book vol 17, p44) [Red book states he is 28 and unmarried.]

ERICKSON, Thomas

MN 4th Inf Co K. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 33. Mustered 22 Aug 1864. Private. Discharged from the service per order of 12 Jun 1865. Sources: (MCIW)

ERICKSON, Thomas

MN 6th Inf Co F. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 34. Enrolled 27 Feb 1864. Mustered 2 Mar 1864. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 24 Mar 1865. Sources: (MINN p301) (MCIW p338)

ERICKSON, Tolif

MN 10th Inf Co E. Residence not shown. Nativity not shown. Civil War: Age 35. Enrolled 30 Aug 1864. Mustered 31 Aug 1864. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment. Mustered out 19 Aug 1865. Minnesota State Census of 1865 shows a soldier “Erickson, Tollef”, living in Bancroft township, Freeborn county. Sources: (MINN p476) (MCIW p479) (FCHS)

ERICKSON, Torbjorn

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 37. Married. Enlisted for three years on 26 Nov 1861 in Dane County. Mustered 8 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Missing while on the road from Lebanon to Cave City, Kentucky. Died of disease at Edgefield Junction, Tennessee, on 15 Nov 1862. Buried in National Cemetery in Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-7, 77-8; red book vol 20 p72) (TAR) (Ulvestad p279) (Buslett p476) (Ager p303)

ERICKSON, Torger

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Coon Valley, Bad Ax County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 46. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 23 Oct 1861 at La Crosse. Enlistment credited to La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Absent without leave on 6 Oct 1861. Detached to the Provost Guard Dec 20 1862, by order of General Davis. Assigned as an escort with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, on 13 Oct 1863. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 28 Nov 1863. Also in Nashville, Tennessee. Left sick in Knoxville, Tennessee, 24 Feb 1864. Sent to Division Hospital 3 May 1864. Mustered out with Company E in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 20 Dec 1864. Post war: Died (before 1907). Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p72) (TAR) (Buslett p476) (Ulvestad p279) (Ager p303) (“Coon Valley”, publ 1928 by Upper Coon Valley Norwegian Lutheran Church, Coon Valley, WI).

ERICKSON, Tosten

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Freeborn County, Minnesota. Wife Anna. Son Hans. Civil War: Age 29. Married. Enlisted for three years on 30 Nov 1861 in Freeborn County, Minnesota, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Designated Sergeant on 1 Feb 1862. Became unfit for service and was discharged from the service for disease at Jacinto, Mississippi, 22 Jul 1862. Post war: In 1886, he was living in Lake Mills, Iowa. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p140) (Buslett p622) (Ager p317) (Meeker) (XSS Iowa p705) (Ulvestad p260)

ERICKSON, Truls

WI 13th Inf Co G. Residence: Spring Valley, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born 7 Jul 1838 at Nes, Buskerud, Norway, son of Erik Trulsen Kaalsrud and Christi Colbjønsdatter Gren. He came to America with his parents, four siblings and his grandmother on the “Columbo”, which sailed from Havre, France, and arrived in New York on 29 Aug 1846. Civil War: Age 22. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 2 Sep 1861 at Spring Valley. Mustered 17 Oct 1861 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease (convulsions) on 11 May 1863 at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 64-9; red book vol 18, p136) (WLCW p65) (Love p1078) (Naeseth ’46-1270)

ERICKSRUD, Halvor O.

From Gjerpen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in the neighborhood of Tracy, Minnesota. in 1880. Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICKSRUD, M. O.

From Gjerpen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Tracy, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERICSON, Charles A.

IA 6th Inf Co I. Residence: Burlington, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 11 Sep 1861. Mustered the same day. Private. Re-enlisted and re-mustered 26 Jan 1864. Mustered out 21 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ISW-I cd p42)

ERICSON, Christian

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Clerk. Age 23. Unmarried. Light blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Jul 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. First Sergeant. Commissioned Second Lieutenant on 19 Dec 1862 at Washington. Promoted to First Lieutenant and transferred to Company F. Joined it on 12 Mar 1864 at Lookout Point, Tennessee. Promoted to Captain of Company I. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p65, 72)

ERICSON, Eric

Born 1844 in Jefferson County, Wisconsin, of parents who had come from Norway. Civil War: Enlisted at age 19. Private. Took part in seven battles. Was made a Second Lieutenant. Post war: He lived in Renville County in Beaver Falls. Became a school administrator. Married in 1867 to Julia Iverson. Children. Sources: ("History of the Scandinavians in the United States", by O. N. Nelson. Publ. Minneapolis, 1893. p325).

ERIKS, William

IL 9th Inf Co H. Residence: Union County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 23. Blue eyes, auburn hair, fair complexion, 6’. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p 36)

ERIKSEN, Edward

IA 9th Inf Co F. Residence: Clermont, Fayette County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 25 Feb 1864. Mustered 10 Mar 1864. Private. Mustered out 18 Jul 1865, Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ISW-II p49)

ERIKSEN, Halvor

WI 14th Inf Co G. Residence: Eaton, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7¼”. Enlisted for three years on 23 Sep 1861 at Eaton, Wisconsin. Mustered 30 Jan 1862 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the battle of Shiloh, Tennessee, on 7 Apr 1862. Discharged from the service for disability on 25 Nov 1862 at St. Louis, Missouri. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 70-9; red book vol 19, p132) “Erick, Halvorson” “Erickson, Halvorson”

ERIKSEN, John

IL 10th Inf Co E. Residence: Henderson County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 20. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’4½”. Discharged 8 Feb 1862. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 77)

ERIKSEN, Ole

See LOKEN, Ole Eriksen

ERIKSEN, Siver

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Vermont, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Hassloe, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7½”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Vermont. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Absent sick at Madison, Wisconsin, since 20 Mar 1863, according to company muster report of 30 Apr 1863. Absent foraging on 31 Dec 1863. Absent with leave for 30 days on 18 Feb 1864. Absent sick at Madison, since 20 May 1864. Rejoined the company from absent sick at Madison, Wisconsin, 14 Dec 1864. Private. Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10, 130-10, 131-14; red book vol 32) “Erickson, Sivert”

ERIKSON, Anders

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Door Creek, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born 12 Jan 1841 in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 11 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Took part in battles of Perryville, Stone’s River, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, and Chattanooga. Served as an orderly in Hospital No. 2 at Murfreesboro from 1 Mar 1863. Mustered out with Company B at Chattanooga, Tennessee, on 1 Dec 1864. Post war: Married to Julia Anderson. Died 17 Jul 1907 of heart trouble at age 66 in Union County, South Dakota. Buried in Brule Creek Cemetery, Spink Township, Union County, block 1, lot 53, grave 4. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 30) (Buslett p380) (Ager p295) (RWV p808) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Union County) (Hedberg) “Erickson, Anders” “Erickson, Andrew”

ERIKSON, Christian

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Moscow, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Married. Farmer. Age 50. Married. Brown eyes, gray hair, dark complexion. Enlisted for three years on 13 Nov 1861 at Moscow and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 8 Dec 1861. Private. Detached to Light Artillery 27 Oct 1863 on orders of General Willich. Wounded and taken prisoner at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Died in Atlanta Prison 12 Jul 1864. Buried in National Cemetery at Marietta, Georgia; section A, grave 124. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p100) (Buslett p531) (Ager p312). "Erickson, Christian"

ERIKSON, Hans

WI 46th Inf Co A. Residence: York, Green County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Clarno, Green County. Born in Christiania, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 8 Feb 1865 at Monroe, Green County, Wisconsin. Mustered 16 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-2; red book vol 51) “Erickson, Hans”

ERIKSON, Knud

WI 44th Inf Co C. Residence: Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Farmington, Jefferson County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 40. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Recruit. Enlisted for one year on 29 Oct 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 12 Nov 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-15; red book vol 49)

ERIKSON, Lewis

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Portland, Monroe County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 12 Nov 1861 at Monroe. Mustered 10 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick; became unfit for service and was discharged from the service at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on account of disability on 19 Jun 1862, by order of General Henry W Halleck. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p72) (TAR) (Buslett p474) (Ager p303) “Erickson, Lewis”

ERIKSON, Louis

From Aurdalen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived at Trempealeau County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p279)

ERIKSON, Nels

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Metomen, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Feb 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Bounty $302. Private. Joined G Company at Loudon, Tennessee, 9 Apr 1864. Sick in hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Transferred to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee, 1 Jan 1865. Temporarily assigned to the Wisconsin 24th Infantry. Transferred to Company I of the Wisconsin 13th on 10 Jun 1865. Mustered out 14 Nov 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p100) (Buslett p532) (Ulvestad p279) (Ager p312) “Ericksen, Nels”

ERIXSON, Peter

WI 14th Inf Co I. Residence: Sterling, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at Black River Falls, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Albion, Jackson County. Mustered 26 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Was in the campaign around Atlanta, the battle of Nashville, and the pursuit of Hood’s army. He was in the siege of Fort Spanish and the campaign against Montgomery, Alabama. He was taken sick with chronic dysentery and died in the post hospital in Mobile, Alabama, on 12 Sep 1865. “Was always a good soldier.” Sources: (WHS red book vol 19, p166)