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NY 1st Inf Co I. Residence: Brooklyn, Kings County, New York. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 30. Second Lieutenant. Rose to First Lieutenant and to Captain. Sources: (Rygg p46)


NY 142nd Inf Co K. Civil War: Enlisted 25 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged from the service 18 Jul 1865. Post war: He lived at Lake Mary township, Douglas County, Minnesota. Sources: (DCHS 1890 Veterans Census)


WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Married. Age 31. Enlisted for three years on 25 Oct 1861 at Manitowoc and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 12 Dec 1861. Private. Assigned as Regimental Wagonmaster 21 May 1863. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 21 Sep 1863. Mustered out with Company F on 13 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga. He is entered on the Roll of Honor of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p86) (Buslett p503)


WI 27th Inf Co G. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Name is in a roster of Highland Township volunteers listed in “History of Iowa County” publ 1881, p564)


US Navy. Born 26 Nov 1882 in Turnour, Norway. Spanish-American War: Age 20. Entered service in Mar 1903 at Dell Rapids, South Dakota. Hospital App-1, serving on the USS Franklin. Discharged 26 Mar 1907. Post war: Died at age 26 on 16 Apr 1908 at Dell Rapids because of pulmonary tuberculosis. Buried in Dell Rapids Cemetery, lot 23, block 4, grave 2. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Minnehaha County)


From Nygaard prestegjeld, Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Became Deputy County Auditor at Mt. Vernon, Washington. Sources: (Ulvestad p282)


Civil War: Post war: Buried in Lewis Valley Lutheran Cemetery, near Holman, La Crosse County, Wisconsin; stone reads “1814 – 1914”. Sources: (Unknown)


WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Stoughton, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Dec 1861 at Stoughton. Mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, the following day. Private. Taken prisoner at Stone's River, Tennessee, on 31 Dec 1862. Paroled at Annapolis, Maryland, 28 Feb 1863 and sent to St Louis, Missouri. Sick in hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 20 Oct 1863. Home in Wisconsin on sick leave 3 May 1864. Stayed away too long and was arrested, court-martialed, and sentenced to forfeit six months’ pay. 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 be given a 30-day furlough sometime before expiration of his original term of service. Transferred to WI 15th Inf Co H on 13 Feb 1865. Temporarily assigned to the Wisconsin 24th Infantry. Transferred to 13th Infantry, Company K, on 12 Jun 1865. Mustered out on 24 Nov 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6,14; 78-3; red book vol 18, p194; vol 20, p58) (Buslett p441) (Ager p300) (Meeker) “Frederikson, Ole”


WI 8th Inf Co I. Residence: Jackson, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for one year on 2 Sep 1864 at La Crosse. Bounty $100. Mustered the same day. Private. Recruit. Badly wounded in the battle of Nashville on 16 Dec 1864. Mustered out at Montgomery, Alabama, on 18 Aug 1865. Post war: A veteran by this name, living in Renville Station, Renville County, Minnesota, in May 1880, was granted a pension of $72 a month because of a shell wound to his head and face, resulting in total blindness. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 39-13; red book vol 13 p 166) (Quiner p537) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)


From Uker, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived at Lengby, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p282)

FRELAND, Alexander N.

IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Adams, LaSalle County, Illinois. Born 1841 in Karmoen, Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enrolled for one year on 24 Sep 1864 at Joliet, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged 14 Jun 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Lived at Miner County, South Dakota. Died in 1919 in Fedora, South Dakota. Buried in the Fedora Cemetery, block 2, lot 83, grave 4. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Miner County) (ILSA reel three p 73) (Ulvestad p282) “Frieland, Alexander M” “Froiland, Alexander” “Freeland, Alexander”


From Lands Prestegjeld, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Trempealeau County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p282)

FRETHEIM, John Hermansen

From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Quandahl, Iowa, in 1904. Sources: (Ulvestad p282)