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GORD, Niles H.

IL 15th Cav Co L. Residence: Earlville, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10½”. Enlisted for three years on 8 Feb 1862 at Ottawa, Illinois. Mustered the same day. Private. Transferred to Tenth Cavalry Consolidated, unassigned. Sources: (ILSA reel 15 p48)


Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Shelby, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p283)




WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in United States. Civil War: Married. Age 30. Enlisted 18 Sep 1861, commissioned Captain 10 Jan 1862 and mustered at Madison 14 Jan 1862. Detached from the Regiment, with his Company, at Mississippi River Island No. 10, on 11 Jun 1862. He was appointed Post Commander. Returned to Regiment in 1863, and led the Regiment for awhile. Was Regimental provost in 1864. Mustered out with Company G on 13 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p98) (Buslett p524)

GORDON, Tollef O.

WI 28th Inf Co K. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 22. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’10”, medium build. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Primrose. Mustered 14 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease in Helena, Arkansas, on 15 Feb 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 132-12,14; red book vol 33) (Ulvestad p283)


WI 11th Inf Co C. Civil War: Private. Post war: Buried at Scandinavia, Wisconsin; stone reads “14 Aug 1826 – 3 Mar 1875”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)


MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co D. Residence: Preston, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Enrolled 19 Oct 1864. Mustered 9 (sic) Oct 1864. Private. Discharged from the service 20 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p583) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p153)

GORGRIST, Christian F.

NY 1st Inf Co I. Residence: Brooklyn, New York. Civil War: Corporal. Sources: (Rygg p47)


IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Calmar, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Enlisted 16 Oct 1861. Mustered 5 Nov 1861. Private. Missing in battle 6 Apr 1862, Shiloh, Tennessee. Died 19 Jul 1863, St Louis, Missouri. Buried Jefferson Barracks, St Louis, Missouri; section 5, grave 71. Sources: (ISW-II p463)