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FINBRESEN, Hans

WI 18th Inf Co E. Residence: Brookville, St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 29. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’4”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 28 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Enrollment credited to Eau Galle, St. Croix County. Private. Mustered out 2 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 92-11; red book vol 23) “Finbusen, Hans”, “Fintusen, Hans”

FINDAL, Hans Isaksen

Born 25 Sep 1844 at Bamble, Telemark, son of Isak Hansen Findal and Ingeborg Maria Hansdatter. He came to America with his parents and four sisters on “Favorite”, which sailed from Kragerø, Telemark, on 26 May 1849 and arrived in New York on 31 Jul 1849. Worked as a seaman on the Great Lakes. Civil War: Served in the Navy. Died in Chicago, Illinois, on 9 Aug 1865. Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Sources: (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-2029)

FINHART, Amund

MN Lt Arty 3rd Battery. Residence: Grand Meadow, Mower County, Minnesota. From Sondre Aurdal, Valders, Oppland, Norway. Came to America in 1858. Civil War: Age 27. Enrolled 17 Feb 1865. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his battery, 27 Feb 1866. Sources: (MINN p801) (MCIW p678) (Ulvestad p280) (Hedberg) "Finhert, Amund O.".

FINHART, Ole O.

MN Lt Arty 3rd Battery. Residence: Grand Meadow, Mower County, Minnesota. Born 7 Jan 1824 at Sondre Aurdal, Valders, Oppland, Norway, son of Ole Olsen Præstegaard and Ingri Mikkelsdatter Sørlie. He came to America to Dane County, Wisconsin, in 1857, then returned to Norway. He came again on “Augusta” which sailed from Bergen and arrived in New York on 29 Jun 1848. He came again to Dane County. Moved in 1854 to Frankford Townshiip, Mower County. He married on 14 Jan 1856 to Kari Syversdatter Klemetsrud (1833-1913). Eight children. Civil War: Age 41. Enrolled 17 Feb 1865. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with the battery, 27 Feb 1866. Post war: In 1872, he was a member of the Minnesota legislature. Died at Grand Meadow, Minnesota, 28 Jan 1898. Sources: (MINN p801) (MCIW p678) (Ulvestad p280) (Naeseth ’48-172) “Finhert, Ole”

FINKLESON, Knud

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 11 Nov 1861 at Waterford, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Mar 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Killed at the Battle of Stone's River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-5, 77-8; red book vol 20 p 44) (Buslett p412) (Ulvestad p289) (Ager p298) “Finkelson, Knut”