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FORCE, John F.

WI 21st Inf Co I. Civil War: Private. Buried in Riverside, Stoughton, Wisconsin; stone reads “d. 17 Jun 1865, aged 28 y, 2 m, 17 d”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

FORDAHL, Halvor Jorgensen

See JORGENSON, Halvor

FORDE, John O.

DT 1st Cav Battalion Co A, B. From Voss, Norway. Civil War: Private. Served in the 1st Dakota Cavalry during the Indian War of 1862-1865. Frozen to death in a blizzard in Black Hills, South Dakota. Sources: (Index of Compiled Service Records, North Dakota Archives, roll 6099) (Ulvestad p283) “Ford, John O.”

FORDE, Philo

WI 31st Inf Co E. Residence: Wiota, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 32. Married. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Wiota. Mustered 9 Oct 1862 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 20 Jun 1865 near Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 145-14; red book vol 36) “Ford, Philo”

FORENSON, Ole

MN 2nd Inf Co H. Civil War: Enrolled as a substitute. Private. Discharged from the service by order of the War Department, 2 Jul 1865. Sources: (MCIW p685) (Ulvestad p282)

FORGUSON, Torgus

MN 10th Inf Co E. Residence: Faribault, Rice County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Mustered 22 Aug 1865 (sic). Private. Mustered out 19 Aug 1865. Sources: (MCIW)

FORREST, Frank C.

IL 134th Inf Co E. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Ship’s Carpenter, Age 26. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for 100 days. Private. Recruit. Promoted to Corporal. Mustered out with his Company on 25 Oct 1864. Sources: (ILSA reel 11 p66)

FORSBERG, Augustus L.

VA 51st Inf Regimental Staff. CSA. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Colonel. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)

FORSETH, Ed

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p282)

FORTHUN, Sonis (?)

WI 11th Inf. Residence: Freeman, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Hazel eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 5 Oct 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Mustered the same day. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 52-13)

FORTUN, Jens Andersen

From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Crawford County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p282)

FORTUN, Magnus

From Sogn, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived at Bristow, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p282)

FORTUN, Oscar

From Sogn, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived at Stoughton, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p282)