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GEORGE, Evan

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co F. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 29. Enrolled 6 Nov 1862. Mustered 24 Nov 1862. Private. Served in both Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 2 Dec 1863. Sources: (MINN p656) (MCIW p533)

GEORGE, Nelson

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GEORGE, Niels

IA 6th Cav Co D. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 8 Oct 1862. Mustered 25 Oct 1862. Private. Mustered out 17 Oct 1865, Sioux City, Iowa. Post war: In 1885, Nils George was living in Forest City, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-IV p1168) (XSS Iowa p202)

GEORGE, Peter

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 26 Oct 1861 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Sergeant. Appointed First Sergeant. Left behind in Humboldt, Tennessee, 4 Jul 1862, because of sickness. Discharged from the service for disability in Cairo, Illinois, 25 Jul 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-5, 77-3; red book vol 20 p 42) (Buslett p413) (Ager p298)

GEORGENSEN, Knud

WI Lt Arty 8th Battery. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Lumberman. Unmarried. Blue eyes, auburn hair, fair complexion, 7’¾”. Enlisted for three years on 2 Dec 1861 at Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Mustered 8 Dec 1861 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. In Mar 1864, he was assigned to the Tenth Battery; arrived there on 11 Mar 1864. Said to have been transferred to Marine Service. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 239-8; 241-11; red book vol 5)

GEORGESON, George

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Capron, Boone County, Illinois. Born 1844 in Capron, the son of Jorgen Jorgenson Sande and Maren Olsdatter Kaasa, who had come from Seljord, Telemark, Norway, reaching the U. S. on 17 Jul 1843. Civil War: Age 17. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 16 Oct 1861 at Boone County. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Corporal. Detached from his regiment to guard commissary stores at Camp Ethridge since 23 Jun 1862. Sent to guard a supply train from Stevenson, Alabama, on 13 Oct 1863. Promoted to Sergeant. Dispatched with an ambulance train on 5 May 1864. Sent to a hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 22 Aug 1864, and died there of chronic diarrhea on 5 Oct 1864. (One muster roll lists his death as 22 Sep 1864.) Buried in National Cemetery, Chattanooga; section F, grave 698. Entered on Roll of Honor 14 Feb 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p16, blue book vol 20 p14) (Letter and service certificate from William N. Georgeson, Lake Forest, Illinois) (Buslett p350) (Ulvestad p259) (Ager p238, photo; p292) (Roll of Honor vol 11 p 191) “Sanda, Jørgen Jørgensen”

GEORGESON, Henry

IL 91st Inf Co E. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Unmarried. Dark eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Lisbon. Mustered 8 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Died of disease on 22 Sep 1864 at New Orleans, Louisiana. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p16) (Roll of Honor vol 7 p 95)

GEORGESON, John

WI 7th Inf Co A. Residence Lodi, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’11¼”. Private. Wounded in the Battle of Gainesville, Virginia, 28 Aug 1862. Re-enlisted for three years on 28 Dec 1863 at Culpepper, Virginia; bounty $400. Re-mustered 1 Jan 1864 at Culpepper. Home: Chippewa, Chippewa County, Wisconsin. Discharged from the service 3 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 33-14; red book vol 12 p16)

GEORGESON, John

From Kvale, Hardanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded four times. Post war: Post war: Lived at Pennock, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p283)

GEORGESON, Peter

IA 38th Inf Co D. Residence: Ossian, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 22 Aug 1862. Mustered 27 Sep 1862. Private. Died of disease 31 Jul 1863, New Orleans, Louisiana. Sources: (ISW-V p876) Died at Vicksburg. (ISW-V cd)

GEORGESON, Thor

IL 91st Inf Co E. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Private. Died of disease on 9 May 1865 at MacIntosh Bluff, Alabama. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p16)