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EVANGERHAUG, Ivar

See ANDERSON, Iver

EVANGERHAUG, Peder

See ANDERSON, Peder

EVANGERHAUGEN, Nels

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

EVANS, Alver H.

MN Lt Arty 2nd Battery. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 34. Enrolled 26 Aug 1864. Mustered 31 Aug 1864. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service with the battery, 16 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p797) (MCIW p667) (Ulvestad p280) "Evenson, Alvor H." "Evensen, Alvor H.".

EVANS, Erick

MN Lt Arty 2nd Battery. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Enrolled 2 Aug 1864. Mustered 2 Sep 1864. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service with the battery on 16 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p796) (MCIW p667) "Evenson, Eric".

EVANS, Matthew

WI 14th Inf Co C. Civil War: Enlisted 22 Sep 1864. Private. Discharged 18 Jul 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

EVANS, Nelson

MN 5th Inf Co F. Residence: Rochester, Minnesota. Born “Nils Evensen Lian” on 9 Jul 1825 at Nore, Buskerud, Norway, son of Even Nilsen Lian and Margit Knudsdatter. He came to America with his widowed father and a sister on “Columbo”, which sailed from Havre and reached New York on 29 Aug 1846. They went to Rock Prairie settlement, Rock County, Wisconsin, where his father died a few months later. In 1856 he moved to Amherst Townhip, Fillmore County, Minnersota. He married on 19 Sep 1857 a widow, Gunhild Thorstensdatter Nobben. Seven children. Civil War: Age 40. Blue eyes, light hair, 5’10”. Drafted. Mustered 17 Nov 1864. Private. Fought in the battle of Nashville. Became sick at Eastport, Mississippi, suffering dysentery. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 6 Sep 1865. Came home as a skeleton, suffering the effects of chronic diarrhea. Post war: He died 6 Aug 1872 from ulceration of the bowels, due to his wartime dysentery. His widow, Gunhild, died 14 Jun 1923 at age 90. Both are buried at Highland Cemetery, Highland, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p255) (MCIW p292) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) (Great grandson Lester Eklund, Sauk Rapids, Minnesota) (Ulvestad p279) (Naeseth ’46-1365) “Evans, Nils”

EVANSEN, Knud

MN 2nd Inf Co E. Residence: Fairfield, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Substitute. Mustered 11 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged from the service 10 Aug 1865, from hospital. Sources: (MINN p83) (Ulvestad p279)

EVANSON, Andrew

MN 1st Battalion Infantry Co A. Residence not shown. Born in Sognedalen, Norway. Civil War: Age 36. Enrolled 29 Feb 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Wounded 22 Jun 1864 near Petersburg. Discharged from the service with the battalion, 14 Jul 1865. Post war: Andrew Evenson, living in Highland, Fillmore County, Minnesota, was granted a pension of $18 a month because of a wound in his right leg. In 1890, he was living in Amherst, Fillmore County. Sources: (MINN p525) (MCIW p67) (Ulvestad p280) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota) “Evanston, Andrew” “Evensen, Andrew”

EVANSON, Christian

WI 51st Inf Co I. Residence: Pleasant Valley, St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 36. Dark eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for one year on 22 Mar 1865 at Hudson, Wisconsin. Mustered 28 Apr 1865 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 198-10)

EVANSON, Embrick

IA 6th Cav Co D. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted 18 Oct 1862. Mustered 18 Oct 1862. Private. Mustered out 17 Oct 1865, Sioux City, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-IV p1160)

EVANSON, Evan

WI 1st Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted for three years on 5 Sep 1861 at Burlington, Wisconsin. Mustered 9 Oct 1861 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded. Mustered out at Milwaukee on 13 Oct 1864, expiration of term of service. Post war: Shown in 1895 and 1905 censuses as living in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. He died in 1919 and is buried in Brooks Cemetery at Vinland, Winnebago County. Sources: (WHS red book v.7) (Walk) (“Civil War Veterans of Winnebago County, Wisconsin” by David A. Langkau)

EVANSON, Ian

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Aug 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Died 23 Jul 1863 at Washington, DC, from wounds received at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p72)

EVANSON, James

WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Bloomingdal, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 23. Blue eyes, light hair, brown complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Viroqua, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. “Was with the Regt from organization to Augst 1863 at Helena Ark. Taken sick and sent to hospital at Memphis Tenn and was afterward sent to Jeffersonville Ind where he died April 1864.” Died of disease at Louisville, Kentucky, on 18 Jun 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30) (Love p1099) “Evenson, James”

EVANSON, Ole

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) (Ulvestad p279)

EVANSON, Thomas

MN 2nd Cav Co A. Residence: Plainview, Wabashaw County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 43. Enrolled 29 Feb 1864. Mustered 3 Mar 1864. Private. Served in both Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service for disability 26 May 1865. Sources: (MINN p713) (Ulvestad p280)