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HALAAS, Halvor T.

Residence: Hainesville, Wisconsin. From Bamle, Bratsbergs Amt. Civil War: Private. Died of Disease during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p284)

HALAAS, John E. T.

From Nordmore, Norway. Spanish-American War: Corporal. Post war: Living in Carrington, North Dakota, in 1907. Sources: (Ulvestad p263)

HALDERSON, Gilbert

WI 3rd Inf Co I. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Substitute. Enrolled for one year on 23 Aug 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged from the service 9 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS red book v.9 p178)

HALDERSON, Niels

WI 31st Inf Co E. Residence: Moscow, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 28. Married. Enlisted for three years on 18 Aug 1862 at Moscow. Mustered 9 Oct 1862 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged for disability on 15 May 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 145-14; red book vol 36)

HALDORSON, Gulbrand

WI 3rd Inf Co I. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enrolled 23 Aug 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Substitute for Tolliff Severson of Linden, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 12-2; 19)

HALDORSON, John

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born “Johan Haldorsen Kvilekval”, in 1810 at Evanger, Voss, Norway. son of Haldor Johnsen Kvilekval and Brita Torbjørnsdatter Rasdalen. He was married on 21 Jun 1838 to Sigvor Knudsdatter Kvamme (1809-1849). They came to America with daughter Brita on “Mercurius”, which sailed from Bergen and arrived in New York on 8 Sep 1843. Another daughter, Johanna, was born on the voyage. They came to Chicago. He was married a second time to Ragnild Nelsdatter Glimme (1826-?). Civil War: Age 52. Married. Enlisted for three years on 16 Oct 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 18 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, into Company D. Private. Transferred from Co D at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 3 May 1862, to Company A. Became unfit for service and was discharged from the service for sickness in Nashville 20 Dec 1862. Post war: Died Oct 1864. Buried Liberty Prairie Lutheran Cemetery. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3; red book vol 20 p16, blue book vol 20 p14) (Buslett p351) (Ager p292, 300) (Ulvestad p286) (Gjertveit) (Naeseth ’43-1656) (Hedberg)

HALDORSON, Ole

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Gjerpen, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Valders, Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 5 Feb 1862 at Manitowoc. Mustered 11 Feb 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Taken prisoner in the battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, 20 Sep 1863. Died in Andersonville prison of nerve fever on 21 Jul 1864. Buried in grave 3720. Is 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 p88) (Ager p307) (Ulvestad p286) (Meeker) ancestry.com) (Buslett p505) (“Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison” Atwater List, publ 1865) “Halvorson, Ole” “Henderson, O.”

HALGERSON, Alver

WI 12th Inf Co I. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 33. Blue eyes, light hair, flush complexion, 5’7½”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 21 Sep 1864 at Preston, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-13; red book vol 17, p162) “Hulgerson, Alva”

HALGESON, Ole

WI 22nd Inf Co F. Residence: Moscow, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Enrolled for one year on 15 Mar 1865 at Boscobel, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Ole O. Wing. Mustered there the same day. Private. Never joined the Regimental Permanent Garrison at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered out 24 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 27)

HALGRIMSON, Knud

WI 13th Inf Co G. Residence: Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Hallingdal, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Hazel eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 8 Dec 1861 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 17 Dec 1861. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 14 Dec 1863 at Nashville, Tennessee. Bounty $402. Mustered there 15 Jan 1864. Discharged from the service 8 Jul 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 64-9,15; red book vol 18, p138)

HALICKSON, Alexander

IA 7th Inf Co E. Residence: Keokuk, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Enlisted 28 Jul 1861. Mustered 1 Aug 1861. Private. Killed in battle 7 Nov 1861 at Belmont, Missouri. Sources: (ISW-I p974)

HALL, Austin

IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Enlisted 18 Nov 1861. Mustered 21 Nov 1861. Private. Died 3 May 1862, St Louis, Missouri. Buried National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks, Missouri; section 50, grave 58. Sources: (ISW-II p471)

HALL, John S.

DT 1st Cav Battalion Co B. Civil War: Private. Promoted to Corporal. Sources: (Index of Compiled Service Records, North Dakota Archives, roll 6099)

HALLAND, Andrew

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Deerlodge, Tennessee. Sources: (Ulvestad p286)

HALLAND, Thore

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Story County, Iowa. Dead (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad)

HALLING, Lars T.

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Broadhead, Rock Prairie County, Rhode Island. Civil War: Age 44. Married. Enlisted for three years on 12 Nov 1861 in Green County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Green County. Mustered 8 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick in hospital at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 11 Jun 1862. Discharged from the service there for disability on 23 Jun 1863, by order of Major General Henry W Halleck. Post war: Lived at Spring Valley, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p74) (TAR) (Buslett p478) (Ulvestad p286) (Ager p303)

HALLING, Luovi

US Navy. Born 7 Aug 1867 in Stockholm, Sweden. No War: Boatswain’s Mate First Class. Enlisted from New York. Awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism on 15 Sep 1904 on board the U.S.S. Missouri in attempting to rescue from drowning Cecil C. Young, an ordinary seaman. Sources: (“America’s Medal of Honor Recipients”. Publ. 1977, pp 400, 1014)

HALLVORSEN, Carl

US Navy. Born 6 May 1855 in Bergen, Norway, son of John Halvorsen and Rebecca. Went to sea at a young age. Came to New York City on “Saga” and immediately enlisted in the US Navy as an ordinary seaman. He served five years aed was discharged in 1879. In 1886 he came to Grand Forks County, North Dakota. He was married on 30 Sep 1919 to Julia Moen (1883-?). They lived at Fordville, North Dakota. Sources: (North Dakota WPA Historical Data Project)

HALM, Andrew O.

WI 3rd Inf Co F. Residence: Strongs Prairie, Adams County, Wisconsin. Born “Anders Olsen Holm” on 5 Mar 1831 in Gjerpen, Telemark, Norway, son of Ole Isaksen Holm and Anne Larsdatter Ballestad. His mother died a year before the family left for America; his father died “a day after” either the landing in New York or the arrival in Wisconsin, of cholera. Anders, his father, new step-mother, Gunhild Olsdatter Nøklegaard, and two siblings, Christen and Anne, came on “Superb”, which sailed from Skien, Telemark, 13 May 1849 and arrived in New York on 2 Jul 1849. They came to the Palmyra settlement in Jefferson County, Wisconsin, and by 1859 were in Strongs Prairie Township, Adams County. Anders married on 24 Mar 1857 Rebecca Pedersdatter Tjersland. Ten children. Civil War: Farmer. Age 34. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Drafted, Sixth district of Wisconsin. Enrolled for one year on 26 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged from the service 9 Jun 1865. Post war: Became businessman in Adams County. Was Adams County Clerk. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p126) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-775) “Holm, Andrew”

HALSTED, Hans

WI 16th Inf Co F. Residence: Newark, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 40. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 13 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 19 Jan 1864. Private. Was in hospital in Huntsville, Alabama, in May 1864. Transferred north. Discharged from the service from Harvey hospital in Madison on 25 Apr 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 21 p132) (Ulvestad p286)

HALSTEINE, Paul

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Windsor, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 35. Enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 13 Jan 1864. Private. Mustered out 29 Aug 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 32)

HALSTENSEN, Anders

WI 2nd Cav Co F. Residence: Dodgeville, Wisconsin. Married Taran Anderson. Civil War: Enrolled 20 Jan 1864. Private. Died of dysentery on 28 Jul 1864 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Buried at Vicksburg. Sources: (Wisconsin Veterans Museum, forwarded by Robert Singelstad, North Mankato, Minnesota) “Halsteinson, Andrew”.

HALSTINSON, Gilbert

WI 12th Inf Co C. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’9½”. Enrolled for one year on 13 Oct 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Ole Jenson Jesmie of Vermont Township, Dane County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out 16 Jul 1865. Post war: Buried at Vermont Township, Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin; stone reads “1844 - 1919”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-13; red book vol 17, p54) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records”) “Halsteinson, Gilbert” “Halstenson, Gilbert”

HALTEN, Nils

Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Civil War: Private. Lost a foot in battle in Tennessee. Sources: (DGA)

HALVERSEN, Aadne

TX 46th Cav Co B. CSA. Born “Ommund Halvorsen Egenes” on 25 Mar 1832 at Skjold Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for one year on 1 Feb 1862 at Stephenville, Texas, as a Private in McCord’s Frontier Cavalry, a “Settlers’ Home Guard”, fighting Indians. Reenlisted for three years on 10 Jun 1863 at Camp Salmon, Texas, as a substitute for Otto J. Johnson. Assigned to Co E. Private. Assigned as a scout 27 Jun 1863. Deserted 2 Aug 1864 at Eagle Lake, Texas. Rejoined his company at Camp Felder on 4 Oct 1864. Deserted again on 18 Mar 1865 near Bostrop, Texas, and was thought to have gone to Mexico. Post war: Died in Bosque County, Texas, on 3 Sep 1882. Sources: (Ulvestad p286) ("Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces" by C.A.Clausen & Derwood Johnson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, volume 25, Northfield, Minnesota. p114) (www.borgerkrigen.info) “Holverson, Aadne”

HALVERSEN, Christopher

WI 45th Inf Co F. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Springfield, Dane County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Harness maker. Age 19. Unmarried. Blue Eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 23 Jan 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-7; red book vol 50) “Halverson, Christopher”

HALVERSEN, Ole

WI 51st Inf Co B. Residence: New Berlin, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 13 Mar 1865 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 198-3) “Halverson, Ole”

HALVERSON, Allen

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Sterling, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 31. Brown eyes, brown hair, sandy complexion, 5’3”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 21 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Died of disease on 30 Apr 1865 at Goldsboro, North Carolina. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 12-3; red book vol 9 p198) (WLCW p16) (Love p1061)

HALVERSON, Arne

Civil War: Buried at Adams, Green County, Wisconsin; stone reads “d. 24 Oct 1865, aged 28 y, 5 m, 28 d”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

HALVERSON, Bengt

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Leon, Monroe County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, sandy complexion, 5’5½”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Jan 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13)

HALVERSON, Brynjulf

MN 12th Inf Co F. Residence: Harmony, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Spanish-American War: Age 27. Enrolled 29 Apr 1898 at Spring Valley, Minnesota. Mustered 6 May 1898 at Camp Ramsey, St. Paul. Private. In hospital 30 Aug to 8 Sep. Furloughed 9 Sep to 8 Oct. Mustered out 5 Nov 1898 at New Ulm, Minnesota. Sources: (MSAW p166)

HALVERSON, Christopher

MN 1st Battalion Inf. Co H. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 28 Mar 1865. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service while in a hospital 1865. Sources: (MINN p560) (MCIW p77)

HALVERSON, Christopher

IL 53rd Inf Co H. Residence: Morris, Grundy County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Brown eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 3 Mar 1862. Private. Mustered out 25 Mar 1865 on expiration of term of service. Post war: He lived in Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota. Sources: (ILSA reel 5 pg42; reel 47-9 p42) (DCHS) “Holverson, Christopher”

HALVERSON, Claus

WI 50th Inf Co D. Residence: Mt. Morris, Waushara County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Blacksmith. Age 40. Blue eyes, blond hair, light complexion, 6’. Enlisted for one year on 11 Feb 1865 at Mt. Morris. Mustered 21 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-5)

HALVERSON, Engle

WI 16th Inf Co E. Civil War: Wounded 21 Jul 1864 during the battle of Bald Hill, Georgia. Sources: (Quiner p 642)

HALVERSON, Garritt

WI 23rd Inf Co G. Residence: Columbus, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 28. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Columbus. Mustered 30 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service for disability at Millikins Bend, Louisiana, on 12 Mar 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 114-13; red book vol 28)

HALVERSON, Gunder

WI 5th Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 27. Blue eyes, fair hair, fair complexion, 5’10½”. Recruit. Enlisted for three years at Menomonie, Wisconsin, on 6 Sep 1862. Mustered 15 Sep 1862. Private. Post war: A man with this name is buried at West Koshkonong, Wisconsin; stone reads “1835 – 1908”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 19) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records”)

HALVERSON, Gunder

WI 19th Inf Co B. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted for three years on 6 Feb 1862 at La Crosse. Mustered 31 Mar 1862 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Deserted at Madison, Wisconsin, 1862. Sources: (WHS red book vol 24)

HALVERSON, Gunder

WI 5th Inf Co G. Residence: Menomonie, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 29. Blue eyes, fair hair, fair complexion, 5’10½”. Enlisted for three years on 6 Sep 1862 at Menomonie. Mustered 13 Sep 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Transferred from Co E to WI 5th Inf Re-organized Co B. Transferred to 5th Battalion, Wisconsin Infantry, 13 Jul 1864. Discharged from the service 12 Nov 1864 for disability. Sources: (WHS red book vol 10a p110; vol 10b p300)

HALVERSON, Halver

MN 1st Battalion Inf. Co D. Residence not shown. Born in Telemark, Norway, 24 Mar 1827. Came to Dodge County, Wisconsin, in 1845. He married Ingeborg Bratland (Ingebjørg Aanundsdatter Bratteland) on 15 Mar 1851. They had 9 children, the last seven born in Waseca County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 38. Enrolled 13 Mar 1865. Mustered 15 Mar 1865. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 14 Jul 1865. Post war: Halvor Halvorson of Rothsay, Wilkin County, Minnesota, was granted a pension of $18 a month because of a disease of the lungs. Halverson died 2 Nov 1912 of heart trouble and rheumatism. Sources: (MINN p548) (MCIW p72) (Pension List 1882-3 Vol 4 p587) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota) (Family group sheet provided by John H. Geiwitz, Minneota, Minnesota.) (Naeseth ’46-1397) “Hellem, Halvor Halvorsen” “Hellerod, Halvor”

HALVERSON, Halver

MN 6th Inf Co K. Residence: Spa Grove, Houston County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Enrolled 16 Aug 1862. Mustered 10 Oct 1862. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 19 Aug 1865. The Adjutant General report says this soldier’s name had been erroneously printed “Holmer.” Sources: (MINN 315) (MCIW p345,692)

HALVERSON, Halver

WI 11th Inf Co K. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born “Halvor Halvorsen Kjeldalen” on 8 Jan 1841 in Hjartdal, Telemark, Norway, son of Halvor Olsen Kjeldalen and Anne Sørensdatter Hovland. He came to America with his parents and seven siblings on “Lolland”, sailing from Larvik and arriving in New York on 14 Aug 1848. They came to Wisconsin to Walworth County, then in 1851 to Columbia County, and in 1860 to the Winchester settlement in Winnebago County. Civil War: Age 21. Laborer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for three years at Neenah, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, on 23 Sep 1861. Enlistment credited to Winchester township. Mustered 18 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in General Curtis’ Arkansas campaign in 1862; General Davidson’s Missouri campaign in 1862 and 1863; General Grant’s Mississippi campaign in 1863. He was in the battles of Port Gibson on 1 May 1863, Champion Hills 16 May 1863, Big Black River bridge on 17 May 1863. Wounded in the assault on Vicksburg, Mississippi, on 22 May 1863, a gunshot to his face. He was in hospital after that. Discharged from the service at St. Louis, Missouri, on 30 Sep 1863 because of his “gun shot wound”. Died soon after the war. Brother of soldiers Soren, Hans and Kittel. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 52-12; red book vol 16 p198) (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago, Wisconsin, publ. 2002, 4-11) (Naeseth ’48-1281) “Halvorson, Halvor”

HALVERSON, Halver

WI 13th Inf Co G. Residence: Spring Grove, Green County, Wisconsin. Born in Winnebago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 15 Sep 1861 at Spring Grove, Wisconsin. Mustered 17 Oct 1861 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted 5 Jan 1864 at Nashville, Tennessee, and re-mustered there on 15 Jan 1864. Mustered out at San Antonio, Texas, on 24 Nov 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 64-9; red book vol 18, p136)

HALVERSON, Halver

MN 5th Inf. Co G. Residence: Hastings, Dakota County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enrolled 21 Feb 1862. Mustered 24 Apr 1862. Private. Died 24 Feb 1864 at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. Sources: (MINN p257) (MCIW p294) (Ulvestad p286) “Halvorsen, Halvor”

HALVERSON, Halver

Civil War: Private. Post war: Died 1909 at age 70. Buried in St. John Cemetery, Clay County, South Dakota. Sources: (SDSHS Cemetery Records of Veterans, box 39.)

HALVERSON, Halver

WI 42nd Inf Co D. Residence: Sugar Creek, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Black Earth, Dane County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for one year on 23 Aug 1864 at Sugar Creek. Mustered 6 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Recruit. Discharged for disability on 3 Jun 1865 at Cairo, Illinois. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-5, 259-13; red book vol 47)

HALVERSON, Halver P.

WI 30th Inf Co B. Residence: Spring Valley, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Wisconsin. Civil War: Merchant. Age 19. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for one year on 19 Aug 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Joined Company B on 14 Dec 1864. Sick in the post hospital at Frankfort, Kentucky, on 24 Feb 1865. Mustered out 27 Jun 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: In 1890, he was said to be living at Beloit, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS red book vol 35) (Larsen p38)

HALVERSON, Halvor O.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Buried at Iola, Wisconsin; stone reads “4 Aug 1839 – 15 Sep 1919”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records”)

HALVERSON, Hans

WI Lt Arty 13th Battery. Residence: Unionville, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Farmer. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 4 Jul 1863 at Milwaukee. Mustered 4 Nov 1863 at Milwaukee. Private. His sister, Martha, dependent upon him, was granted by the state of Wisconsin $5 a month during his absence. Discharged from the service with his Battery on 20 Jul 1865 at Camp Washburn. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 244-2,7,8; red book vol 5)

HALVERSON, Holmer

See HALVERSON, Halver

HALVERSON, Isaac

WI 22nd Inf Co G. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’3”. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 17 Oct 1864 at Green Bay, Wisconsin, as a substitute for John Nelson. Private. Never joined the Regimental Permanent Guard at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered out 24 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 27)

HALVERSON, John

WI 16th Inf Co G. Residence: Deerfield, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 35. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8¾”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 19 Sep 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Joined this regiment on 8 Nov 1864. Marched through Georgia, the Carolinas, Virginia and into Washington DC. Discharged from the service 5 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 80-18)

HALVERSON, John H.

WI 5th Inf Re-organized Co I. Residence: Wiota, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 26 Aug 1864 at Wiota. Mustered 21 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 20 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 10b p306)

HALVERSON, Kittel

WI Hv Arty Co C. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 17. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Sep 1863 at Winchester. Mustered on 1 Oct 1863 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Was at the Battle of Mission Ridge. Promoted to Corporal 24 May 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 245-4; red book, vol 6)

HALVERSON, Lars M.

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Bjornos, Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Tailor. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Christiania. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Died of inflammation of the lungs on 5 Jun 1865 while at sea on the Gulf of Mexico. Sources: (WHS red book vol 32)

HALVERSON, Nils

WI 45th Inf Co F. Resident: Bristol, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Vienna, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Bristol. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 26 Jan 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 28 Jan 1865. Mustered out on 20 Jun 1865. Bounty $100. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-7; red book vol 50)

HALVERSON, Ole

WI 11th Inf Co I. Civil War: Killed 22 May during the assault on Vicksburg, Mississippi. Sources: (Quiner p568)

HALVERSON, Ole

MN 3rd Inf. Co D. Residence: Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Enrolled 3 Oct 1861. Mustered 4 Nov 1861. Private. Discharged from the service on expiration of term, 14 Nov 1864. Sources: (MINN p137) “Halfverson, Ole”.

HALVERSON, Ole

MN 9th Inf Co F. Residence: Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Enrolled 18 Aug 1862. Mustered 24 Sep 1862. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 24 Aug 1865. Post war: A man of this name died in 1890 at age 49 and was buried in St. John Cemetery, Clay County, South Dakota. Sources: (MINN p433) (MCIW p447) (SDSHS Cemetery Records of Veterans, box 39)

HALVERSON, Ole

WI 15th Inf Co H. Civil War: Wounded in the battle near Dallas, Georgia, on 27 May 1864. Sources: (Quiner p 629)

HALVERSON, Ole

WI 34th Inf Co B. Residence: Adams, Greene County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 40. Drafted. Enrolled in drafted militia for a term of nine months on 19 Nov 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered at Madison on 2 Dec 1862. Private. Halverson was discharged from the service 10 Dec 1862 by order of the Governor. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 155-2; red book vol 39)

HALVERSON, Ole

WI 38th Inf Co B. Residence: Orange, Juneau County, Wisconsin. Born in Telemark, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 27 Aug 1864 at New Lisbon, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Recruit. Private. Bounty $100. Joined this company on 30 Sep 1864. “A good soldier.” Mustered out 2 Jun 1865. Buried at East Lemonweir, New Lisbon, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 170-13; red book vol 43) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

HALVERSON, Ole

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co F. Residence: Sibley County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 11 Nov 1862. Mustered 24 Nov 1862. Private. Served both Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 2 Dec 1863. Sources: (MINN p656) (MCIW p533)

HALVERSON, Oliver

IL 36th Inf Co C. Civil War: Private. Buried in Millington, Illinois; stone reads “1848 – 1865”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

HALVERSON, Paul

WI 2nd Inf Co H. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Marbleman. Age 23. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10½”. Enlisted for three years on 30 May 1861 at Madison. Mustered there on 11 Jun 1861. Sergeant. Wounded in the battle of Gainesville, on 28 Aug 1862. Discharged from the service for disability 10 Dec 1862. Sources: (WHS red book vol 8, p151)

HALVERSON, Peter

WI Lt Arty 4th Battery. Residence: Clinton, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Enlisted for three years on ? Sep 1861. Mustered 1 Oct 1861. Private. On 30 Sep 1863, he was in the U. S. General Hospital at Hampton, Virginia. Re-enlisted for three years as a veteran on 28 Jan 1864 at Portsmouth, Virginia. Bounty $402. Mustered the same day. To be given a 30-day furlough before the expiration of his first term. Returned from furlough on 24 Mar 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 233-3,4,6,8,9,11; red book vol 5)

HALVERSON, Seben

MN 1st Battalion Inf. Co H. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 38. Enrolled 28 Mar 1865. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 14 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p560) (MCIW p77)

HALVERSON, Sever

WI 3rd Inf Co H. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 37. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year at Cato, Wisconsin, on 30 Sep 1864. Mustered the same day at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service 9 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS red book v.9 p158)

HALVERSON, Soren

WI 47th Inf Co A. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born “Søren Halvorsen Kjeldalen” on 26 Jan 1836 in Hjartdal, Telemark, Norway, son of Halvor Olsen Kjeldalen and Anne Sørensdatter Hovland. He came to America with his parents and seven siblings on “Lolland”, sailing from Larvik and arriving in New York on 14 Aug 1848. They came to Wisconsin to Walworth County, then in 1851 to Columbia County, and in 1860 to the Winchester settlement in Winnebago County. Civil War: Age. 29. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year at Dale, Wisconsin, on 10 Feb 1865. Enlistment credited to Grant County, Wisconsin. Mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 21 Feb 1865. Bounty $100 of which $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out 6 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Became a farmer in Crow Lake Township, Stearns County, Minnesota. Married Margith Torkildsdatter Lene (1839-1908). Nine children. He died 8 Jul 1915. Brother of soldiers Halvor, Hans and Kittel. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-2; red book vol 52) (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, publ. 2002 p 4-12) (Naeseth ’48-1280) “Halvorson, Soren”

HALVERSON, Svenning

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 23 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out 9 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 12-2; red book vol 9 p198)

HALVERSON, Talleff

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 17. Enrolled as a Substitute. Mustered 24 Jun 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 2 Sep 1865. Post war: Came from Minnesota to Traill County, North Dakota, in March 1881. Sources: (MINN p139,140) (MCIW p185) (Traill County Veterans Index, 1885 Dakota Territory Census) “Halverson, Tollef”.

HALVERSON, Thor

IA 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Keokuk, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 35. Enlisted 21 Oct 1861. Mustered 24 Jan 1862. Private. Discharged from the service 29 Dec 1864, Savannah, Georgia, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ISW-II p960)

HALVERSON, Torbjorn

WI 12th Inf Co A. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. From Modum parish, Buskerud, Norway. Married 1848 in Watertown, Dodge County, Wisconsin, to Anna Ericksdatter. Civil War: Age 39. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Jan 1864 at Martell. Mustered 9 Feb 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Taken prisoner 22 Jul 1864 and confined at Andersonville, Georgia. Exchanged at Atlanta, Georgia, on 19 September and paroled at Rough & Ready, Georgia, on the 18th (or 22nd) of September, 1864. Wounded “dangerously” at a skirmish near the Pocotaligo River near Beaufort, South Carolina, on 13 Jan 1865. Wounded in his left thigh. Mustered out 23 May 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, a private. Post war: He died 6 May 1893 at River Falls, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-13; red book vol 17, p16) (Copies of federal records held by Dorothy Lindseth, Olympia, Washington) (Ulvestad p287)

HALVORSEN, Anders

Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p286)

HALVORSEN, Andrew

See GROVE, Andrew

HALVORSEN, Baard

See HALVORSON, Peter

HALVORSEN, Christopher

From Kragero, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Alexandria, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p286)

HALVORSEN, Christopher

From Sigdal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Brookings County, South Dakota. (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p286)

HALVORSEN, Gregor

Civil War: Private. Post war: Died at Columbia, Wisconsin (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p286)

HALVORSEN, Guttorm

Civil War: Private. Ulvestad states one correspondent says this soldier was from Valders, Norway, and another says he is from Ringerike, Norway. Post war: Halvorsen died in Aurdal, Minnesota (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p286)

HALVORSEN, H.

Born at Lisbon, Illinois. Civil War: Private. Killed in the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p286)

HALVORSEN, H.

Indian War: Private. Post war: Lived at Lake Mills, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p286)

HALVORSEN, Halvor

From Modum, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Martell, Wisconsin. Dead (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p286)

HALVORSEN, Halvor

From Hjartdal, Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived in Stearns County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p286)

HALVORSEN, Halvor

Residence: Winchester, Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. Died in a hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1862. Sources: (Ulvestad p286)

HALVORSEN, Halvor

From Sovde, Nedre Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Watonwan County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p286)

HALVORSEN, Halvor

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Beresford, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p286)

HALVORSEN, Halvor

Residence: Lafayette County, Wisconsin. From Lands Prestegjeld, Norway. Civil War: Private. Killed (or died from other causes) in the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p286)

HALVORSEN, Halvor

From Hjartdal, Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Brooten, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p286)

HALVORSEN, Hans

From Toten, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Oscar, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p286)

HALVORSEN, Hans

See KJELDAHL, Hans H.

HALVORSEN, Henry

From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Conroy, Iowa. Died in 1895. Sources: (Ulvestad p286)

HALVORSEN, John

NY 151st Inf Co ?. Residence: Kendall Township, Orleans County, New York. Born in Stavangerkanten, Norway. Civil War: Sources: (“Paa de aeldste norsk-amerikanske Tomter”, Skandinaven, publ. 5 Oct 1934)

HALVORSEN, John

From Lands Prestegjeld, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Culbertson (?), Nebraska. Sources: (Ulvestad p286)

HALVORSEN, Kittel

WI Hv Arty 1st Reg Co C. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born “Kittel Halvorsen Kjeldahl” on 15 Dec 1846 at Tuddal, Hjartdal, Telemark, Norway. Came to America with his parents at age two. Settled first near Whitewater, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 17. Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Sep 1863 at Winchester. Mustered 1 Oct 1863 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Fought in the Battle of Mission Ridge. Wounded. Absent from his unit in October 1864 because he was serving on board the river steamer “Missionary”. Promoted to Corporal 24 Mar 1865. Mustered out with his battery on 21 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: He homesteaded near Belgrade in Stearns County, Minnesota. Elected to the Minnesota Legislature in 1885. Elected as a Populist to U.S. Congress in 1890. Defeated in 1892. In 1907, he was living in Marlow, South Dakota. Died in Havana, North Dakota, on 12 Jul 1936 and is buried at Big Grove Church Cemetery near Brooten, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS red book vol 6) (Ulvestad p263) ("History of the Scandinavians in the United States", by O. N. Nelson. Publ. Minneapolis, 1893. p419) (Biographical Directory of the United States Congress) (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago, Wisconsin, publ. 2002, 4-12) “Halvorson, Kittel”

HALVORSEN, Lars M.

WI 27th Inf Co G. Residence: Christiania, Wisconsin. Born in Bjornos, Norway. Civil War: Tailor. Age 23. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’8”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Christiania. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick at Helena, Arkansas, 13 Aug 1863. Discharged from the service from hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, on 13 Nov 1863; rejoined his regiment on 27 Nov 1863. Detailed to Quartermaster Department on 7 May 1864. On 5 Sep 1864, he was returned to H Company from detached service. On 5 Jun 1865, Private Lars M. Halvorsen “died at sea in the Gulf of Mexico on board the Clinton, from inflammation of the lungs”. [Company was at Mobile at this time.] Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,17,19; 130-10) (Love p1103)

HALVORSEN, Martin

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 1 Oct 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick in hospital at Bardstown, Kentucky, 8 Oct 1862. Became unfit for service and was discharged from the service 30 Jun 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p16, blue book vol 20 p14) (Buslett p351) (Ulvestad p287) (Ager p292)

HALVORSEN, Martin

From Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Fought in five battles. Post war: Lived in Dane County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p287)

HALVORSEN, Mathias

From Toten, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived at Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p287)

HALVORSEN, Nils

From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Moe, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p287)

HALVORSEN, Nils

IL 55th Inf. Born “Nils Halvorsen Hagen” on 9 Mar 1837 in Rollag, Numedal. Came to America in 1859 and went first to Davis, Illinois; then to Rock Run. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Article in Numedalslaget Aarbok No. 2, publ. 1916. pp. 74 to 79)

HALVORSEN, Ole

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died at Beresford, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p287)

HALVORSEN, Ole

Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Waushara County, Wisconsin (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p287)

HALVORSEN, Ole

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: La Crosse. La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 30. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 11 Dec 1861 at La Crosse. Mustered 20 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick in hospital at Bowling Green, Kentucky, on 16 Sep 1862. Died there of disease on 24 Sep 1862. Buried in the National Cemetery at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-7, 77-8; red book vol 20 p74) (TAR) (Ulvestad p287) (Buslett p480) (Ager p304)

HALVORSEN, Ole

Residence: De Kalb County, Illinois. Civil War: Private. Fought in the battle of Shiloh, Tennessee [6-7 Apr 1802]. Wounded and died of his wounds. Sources: (Ulvestad p287)

HALVORSEN, Ole

Private. From Næs, Hallingdal, Norway. Indian War: Private. Post war: Lived at Litchfield, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p287)

HALVORSEN, Ole

See WERDAHL, Ole Halvorsen

HALVORSEN, Ole R.

MN 7th Inf Co G. From Telemark, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted 5 Sep 1864. Private. Discharged 18 Aug 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living at Bratsburg, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Died in Fillmore County. Sources: (Ulvestad p287) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) “Halvorson, Ole”

HALVORSEN, Paul

From Hallingdal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Waterville, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p287)

HALVORSEN, Peter S.

MN 9th Inf Co D. Residence: Oshawa, Nicollet County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Enrolled 19 Aug 1862. Mustered 23 Sep 1862. Private. Died 27 Oct 1864 in Andersonville Prison. Sources: (MINN p425) (MCIW p444) (Ulvestad p287)

HALVORSEN, Rinjus

WI 11th Inf Co F. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died at Gjerpen, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Buried at Gjerpen, Valders, Wisconsin; stone reads “16 Apr 1828 – 21 May 1895”. Sources: (Ulvestad p287) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) “Halvorson, Ringus”

HALVORSEN, Sebjorn

See AABY, Sigbjorn Halversen

HALVORSEN, Soren

From Tuddal, Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived in Belgrade, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad 287)

HALVORSEN, Sven

From Kragero, Norway. Civil War: Private. Was a Marine soldier in the war. Post war: Lived at Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p287)

HALVORSEN, Svenung

See SJÆLLA, Svenning Halversen. (Note Ulvestad's change in spelling of first name.)

HALVORSEN, Thomas

MN 1st Reg Co H. Residence: Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 36. Enrolled 13 Feb 1865. Mustered 18 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged from the service with his company. Sources: (MINN p603) (Ulvestad p287)

HALVORSEN, Tollef

MN 2nd Inf. Civil War: Private. Served in both Indian and Civil wars. Sources: (Ulvestad p287)

HALVORSEN, Torjus

WI 15th Inf Co I. From Vestlandet, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died in a hospital near the end of the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p287) (Ager p e51)

HALVORSON, Abraham

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 30 Dec 1861 at Decorah and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1862. Private. Discharged from the service for disease at Jacinto, Mississippi, 6 Aug 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p116) (Buslett p561) (Ager p309)

HALVORSON, Andreas

WI 44th Inf Co F. Residence: Mishicott, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born 2 Feb 1824 in Birkenes, Norway, son of Halvor Bensen and Martha. Came to America in 1850. Married on 29 Nov 1855 to Elen Mathea Levre. Civil War: Farmer. Age 40. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 5 Oct 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Gibralter, Door County. Mustered 7 Oct 1864 at Madison. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out with this company on 28 Aug 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Post war: Died 24 Feb 1904; buried at Gibson, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-14; red book vol 49; blue book) (Bjerke, p8) “Halvorson, Andrew” “Halvorsen, Andreas”

HALVORSON, Bjorn

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Hallingdal, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Unmarried. Blue eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 24 Feb 1862 at Decorah, Winneshiek County Iowa, and mustered 26 Feb 1862 at Madison. Private. Sick 15 Aug 1862 and sent to hospital in Albany. Moved to a hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, on 26 Aug 1862. Wounded in Chickamauga, Georgia, 20 Sep 1863 and sent to a hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 28 Nov 1863, where he died 15 Dec 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p88) (Buslett p505) (Ager p307) (Ulvestad p286)

HALVORSON, Christian

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: New Lisbon, Juneau County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Unmarried. Brown eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’9¼”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Nov 1861 at New Lisbon, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 8 Dec 1861. Private. Fought at Mississippi River No. 10 and at Perryville, Kentucky. Promoted to Corporal. Helped guard the baggage train on 18 Oct 1862. Wounded at Stone's River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862 and sent to hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. Fought at Chickamauga, Georgia. Transferred to Indiana 16th Infantry on 1 Feb 1864. Came back to the 15th Wisconsin and to his previous company at Strawberry Plains, Virginia. Wounded severely by a musket ball through his right arm at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864 and sent to hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, and from there to Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri. Discharged from the service because of his wounds on 2 Nov 1864. Entered on the Roll of Honor of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps. Post war: Granted a pension of $16 a month because of the wound to his right arm. He was living in Strong’s Prairie, Adams County, at that time. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3; red book vol 20 p 56) (Buslett p442) (Ulvestad p263) (Ager p301) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998.) Rootsweb.com. s.c.meerker@distaff.net) “Halvorsen, Christian”

HALVORSON, Christian

IL 2nd Inf Co ?. Born in Norway about 1839. Civil War: Post war: Married. Eight children. Came to Douglas County, Minnesota, about 1875. Died “last Friday evening”. Buried in Cemetery in Ida, Douglas County. Sources: (Obituary, Alexandria Post News, 8 Sep 1910, p 1 col 2)

HALVORSON, Christopher

IL 53rd Inf Co H. Civil War: Enlisted 3 Mar 1862. Private. Discharged from the service for disability due to chronic bronchitis on 23 Mar 1865. Post war: Lived in Alexandria, Minnesota, at time of 1890 Veterans Census. Sources: (DCHS card file)

HALVORSON, Egle

WI 16th Inf Co E. Residence: Hanchettville, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years on 2 Dec 1861 at Hanchettville. Mustered 9 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Transferred from Company D, Wisconsin 16th, 1 Nov 1862. Re-enlisted for three years on 7 Jan 1864 at Redbone, Mississippi and re-mustered there on 2 Feb 1864. Absent wounded since 26 Jul 1864. Sources: (WHS red book vol 21 p114)

HALVORSON, Elias

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 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick in Nashville, 27 Nov 1862. Left behind at Manchester, Tennessee, 1 Jul 1863, because of illness. Absent because of illness in Vincon Valley 9 Sep 1863; also at Wincon’s Gap. Sick in Knoxville 16 Dec 1863. Mustered out with Company 1 Jan 1865, at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p 46) (Buslett p414) (Ulvestad p286) (Ager p298) (Meeker)

HALVORSON, Ellef

MN 4th Inf Co E. Residence: Bratsberg, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 33. Drafted. Mustered 7 Jan 1865. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 19 Jul 1865. Post war: Living in Bratsberg in 1890. Sources: (MINN p199) (MCIW p230) (Ulvestad p286) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) “Halvorsen, Elev”

HALVORSON, Even

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Arendahl, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 35. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 28 Jan 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1862. Private. Left sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 11 Jun 1862. Sick at Iuka, Mississippi, 20 Aug 1862. Discharged from the service for disability due to disease at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 9 Apr 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p116) (Buslett p561) (Ulvestad p286) (Ager p257, photo; p309)

HALVORSON, Guttorm

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Moscow, Iowa County, Wisconsin. From Valders or Ringerike, Norway. Civil War: Age 48. Married. Enlisted for three years on 25 Jan 1862 at Moscow, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 13 Feb 1862. Private. Became unfit for service and was discharged from the service from Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 10 May 1862. Post war: Died 1885 in Aurdal, Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3; red book vol 20 p 60) (Buslett p442) (Ager p301) (Hedberg) (Fergus Falls, Minnesota, Weekly Jouirnal, 23 Apr 1880) “Halvorson, Guterin”

HALVORSON, Halvor

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 35. Gray eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’10”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 23 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out 9 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 12-3). Age 27. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. (WHS red book vol 9 p198)

HALVORSON, Halvor

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Leeland, La Salle County, Illinois. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Aug 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Died of disease 25 Feb 1863 near Stafford Court House, Virginia. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p73) (e-mail, Chris Dierks, Pierre SD)

HALVORSON, Halvor

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 6 Jan 1862 at Neenah, Wisconsin. Mustered 18 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10. Died of disease in hospital at Cincinnati, Ohio, on 1 Jul 1862. Buried in Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati; section B, grave 66. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4) (Buslett p382) (Ager p295) (RWV p808) (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago, Wisconsin, publ. 2002, 4-11)

HALVORSON, Halvor

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: New Lisbon, Juneau County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Unmarried. Brown eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years on 28 Oct 1861 at New Lisbon, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 8 Dec 1861. Private. Killed in action at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3; red book vol 20 p 60) (Buslett p412) (Ulvestad p286) (Ager p301) (Quiner p 625)

HALVORSON, Halvor

WI 15th Inf Co ?. Born “Halvor Halvorsen Doxrød” on 19 Jun 1835 at Gjerpen, Norway, son of Halvor Engebregtsen Doxrød and Anne Marie Eriksdatter Brekke. He came to America with his parents and six siblings on “Argo”, which sailed from Havre, France, and arrived in New York on 26 Jul 1843. They came to Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Died in Andersonville Prison, Georgia, on 11 Oct 1864. Sources: (Naeseth ’43-1029)

HALVORSON, Halvor

WI 22nd Inf Co G. Residence: Wiota, Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 19. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Monroe, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Sep 1862 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease in Danville on 9 Feb 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 111-14; red book vol 27) (Love p1094)

HALVORSON, Halvor J.

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 15. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 30 Oct 1861 at Oconomowoc, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 10 Dec 1861. Private. Assigned as Musician. Sick in Nashville, Tennessee, 1 Dec 1862. Became unfit for service and was discharged from the service for disability on 7 Feb 1863 at Nashville. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3; red book vol 20 p 58) (Buslett p442) (Ager p301)

HALVORSON, Halvor O.

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Kilbourn City, Columbia County, Wisconsin. From Laurdals Clerical District, Øvre Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Married. Enlisted for three years on 6 Nov 1861 at Kilbourn City, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 8 Dec 1861. Appointed Corporal on 1 Jan 1862. Left sick at home in Kilbourn City on 2 Mar 1862. On 3 Jun 1862, he was reported to be absent without leave since 2 Mar 1862. Reduced to ranks. Sick in Bowling Green, Kentucky, 17 Sep 1862. One report says he ran away from the Bowling Green hospital on 2 Jul 1864 and was listed as a deserter. However he produced discharge papers showing that he had become unfit for service and was discharged from the service on 4 Mar 1863. He was listed then as a Private. Post war: In 1893, he was a businessman in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Buried at Iola, Wisconsin; stone reads “4 Aug 1839 – 15 Sep 1919”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 77-3, 78-3; red book vol 20 p 56) (Buslett p443) (Ulvestad p263) (Ager p276, photo; p301) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

HALVORSON, Hans

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Neenah, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born “Hans Halvorsen Kjeldalen” on 18 Jul 1838 in Hjartdal, Telemark, Norway, son of Halvor Olsen Kjeldalen and Anne Sørensdatter Hovland. He came to America from Tuddal, Hjartdal, with his parents and seven siblings on “Lolland”, sailing from Larvik and arriving in New York on 14 Aug 1848. They came to Wisconsin to Walworth County, then in 1851 to Columbia County, and in 1860 to the Winchester settlement in Winnebago County. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 5 Nov 1861 at Neenah, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 8 Dec 1861. Private. Temporarily appointed as a wagoner for the commissary supply train during July 1862. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 28 Nov 1863. In May 1864, he fought in battles of Resaca, Georgia, and Pickett’s Mill, Georgia. He was taken prisoner at Pickett’s Mill (New Hope Church) on 27 May 1864, and sent to Andersonville prison for a long time. Released in early 1865. Mustered out at Madison, 25 Mar 1865. Post war: In 1865, he moved to Belgrade, Minnesota. He died 7 Jan 1924 at Brooten, Stearns County, and is buried in Big Grove Cemetery at Belgrade. He was a brother of soldiers Halvor, Kittel and Soren Halvorsen. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3, 79-2; red book vol 20 p60) (Buslett p443) (Ulvestad p286) (Ager p301) (Meeker) ancestry.com) (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago, Wisconsin, publ. 2002, 4-11) (Naeseth ’48-1282) “Halvorsen, Hans”

HALVORSON, Helge

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 9 Nov 1861 at Scandinavia and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 20 Dec 1861. Private. Became unfit for service and was discharged for disease at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 7 Aug 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p130) (Buslett p590) (Ulvestad p286) (Ager p314)

HALVORSON, Henry

WI 46th Inf Co C. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born “Skaret” in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’10¼”. Enlisted for one year on 30 Jan 1865 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. His enlistment credited to Vinland township, Winnebago County. Mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 23 Feb 1865. Private. Mustered out with his company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago, Wisconsin, publ. 2002, 4-12) “Halvorson, Hans”

HALVORSON, John

WI 19th Inf Co B. Residence: Houston, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Jan 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered 4 Mar 1862 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 12 Feb 1864 at New Bern, North Carolina. Bounty $400. Mustered out 9 Aug 1865 at Richmond, Virginia. Post war: Buried at Willerup, Cambridge, Wisconsin; stone reads “d. 12 Feb 1891, aged 61y 7m 14d”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 97-15,17; 259-8; red book vol 24) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records”) (Ulvestad p286) (Ole G. Hougan’s Civil War Diary, 2 Jan and 15 Jan 1863) “Holverson, John” “Halvorson, Jan”

HALVORSON, John

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 43. Married. Enlisted for three years on 30 Oct 1861 at Oconomowoc, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 8 Dec 1861. Private. Was on sick leave at his home in Oconomowoc from 30 Mar to 1 May, 1862. Sick on 28 Jul 1862. Discharged from the service for disability at Cincinnati, Ohio, on 22 Oct 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3; red book vol 20 p 58) (Buslett p443) (Ulvestad p286) (Ager p301)

HALVORSON, John

WI 16th Inf Co G. Residence: Deerfield, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 35. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8¾”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 19 Sep 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Joined this company on 8 Nov 1864. Was on the march through Georgia, the Carolina, Virginia and Washington, DC. Discharged from the service 5 Jun 1865 at Washington, DC. Sources: (WHS red book vol 21 p154)

HALVORSON, John

WI 5th Inf Co I. Residence: Wiota, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’ 8”. Enlisted for one year at Wiota on 26 Aug 1864; bounty $100. Mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 21 Sep 1864. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 19; 26-1)

HALVORSON, Lars

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Stoughton, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 27. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 23 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Died of Disease at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 25 May 1862. Buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery, near Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p30) (Buslett p383) (Ulvestad p286) (Ager p295) (RWV p808)

HALVORSON, Lars

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Manchester Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born in Hadeland, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 17 Jan 1862 in Freeborn County and mustered 11 Feb 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease (chronic diarrhea) on 30 Aug 1862 in general hospital at Farmington, Mississippi. He is buried in the National Cemetery at Corinth, Mississippi. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-12, 77-8; red book vol 20 p144) (Buslett p624) (FCHS) (Ulvestad p287) (Ager p317) (Meeker) “Halverson, Lars”

HALVORSON, Lars

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: New Hope, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 25. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 26 Nov 1861 at Scandinavia, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 20 Dec 1861. Private. Became unfit for service and was discharged for disease at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 4 Apr 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p130) (Buslett p590) (Ulvestad p287) (Ager p314)

HALVORSON, Martin

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: New Lisbon, Juneau County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 19. Veterinarian. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 28 Oct 1861 at New Lisbon, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 8 Dec 1861. Private. Taken prisoner at Stone's River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862. Paroled at Annapolis, Maryland, and sent to St. Louis, Missouri. Transferred to 68th Indiana on 1 Feb 1864. Came back to the 15th Wisconsin on 2 Apr 1865. Wounded in his right leg at Resaca, Georgia, on 14 May 1864. [Mustered out with Company D on 13 Feb 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Transferred to WI 24th Inf Co H, on 9 Mar 1865. Mustered out 1 May 1865, expiration of term. Post war: In January 1881, he was granted a pension of $4 a month because of the wound to his right leg. He was at that time living in Strong’s Prairie, Adams County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3; red book vol 20 p60) (Buslett p444) (Ulvestad p287) (Ager p301) (Quiner p628) (Meeker) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998.)

HALVORSON, Matthias

Born 1839 in Norway. Civil War: Post war: Died 1925. Buried in First Lutheran Cemetery, Fergus Falls, Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Sources: (Otter Tail County Historical Society)

HALVORSON, Nels

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Married Ingebor Ohej in 1849. Lived in Albion, Wisconsin, until 1856, then in Oakland, Wisconsin, until 1861. Civil War: Age 45. Unmarried (sic). Enlisted for three years on 12 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 13 Feb 1862. Private. Left sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 11 Jun 1862; also at Farmington, Mississippi, 28 Jul 1862. Discharged from the service for disease at Cincinnati, Ohio, 16 Oct 1862. Post war: He lived in Busseville, Wisconsin, until his death in 1890. Seven children. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p116) (Buslett p561) (Ager p309) (Hedberg) (Ulvestad p287). “Halvorson, Nils”

HALVORSON, Niels

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Valders, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 26. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 23 Oct 1861 at Manitowoc and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 12 Dec 1861. Private. Assigned to Pioneer Corps on 26th and 27th of November, 1862. Mustered out with Company at Chattanooga, Tennessee, 13 Jan 1865. Post war: The 1890 Veterans and Widows Census shows him living at Brandon, Moe Township, Douglas County, Minnesota. He died “at his hojme Thanksgiving evening”. He is buried in West Moe Cemetery. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8,15) (Buslett p505) (Ager p307) (DCHS card file) (Obituary, Park Region Echo, Alexandria, Minnesota, 10 Dec 1914, p 8 col 4) (Hedberg) “Halvorson, Neils” “Halvorson, Nils” “Holverson, Nils” “Holverson, Nels”

HALVORSON, Ole

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Latham (looks like), La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Clerk. Age 19. Unmarried. Dark blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Jul 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Sergeant. Promoted to First Sergeant. Wounded at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and at (unreadable, looks like “Avery”), North Carolina. Died 19 Mar 1865. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p72). “Died in the war.” (e-mail, Chris Dierks, Pierre SD)

HALVORSON, Ole

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Leland, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Tinn, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Aug 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corp. Mustered out on 17 Jun 1865 at Springfield. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p73)

HALVORSON, Ole

WI 11th Inf Co I. Residence: Watertown, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 42. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Sep 1861 at Berlin, Wisconsin. Mustered 12 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the battle at Port Gibson, Mississippi, 1 May 1863; Champion Hills 13 May, Black River bridges 17 May. Wounded near Vicksburg, Mississippi, 21 May 1863. Died the next day. Sources: (WHS red book vol 16 p178)

HALVORSON, Ole

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Sun Prairie, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 18 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 13 Feb 1862. Private. Served as a military policeman on 20 Dec 1862. Was with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Wounded in a leg at the battle of New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864, and sent to hospital. Was held in the regimental stockade at Chattanooga, Tennessee, on and after 14 Jan 1865, awaiting trial by General Court Martial. (There is nothing more about this in the records.) Mustered out on 20 Mar 1865 at Madison. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p116) (Buslett p561) (Ulvestad p287) (Ager p309)

HALVORSON, Ole

See OLESON, Ole. WI 2nd Inf Co E.

HALVORSON, Ole B.

Born 29 Sep 1821. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died 14 Sep 1899. Grave is in Highland Prairie Cemetery, Bratsburg, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Sources: (KJR)

HALVORSON, Oliver

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 17. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 30 Oct 1861 at Madison and mustered there on 15 Nov 1861. Private. Absent sick in general hospital since 22 Jul 1862. Sick in hospital, Farmington, Mississippi, since 28 Jul 1862. Died of disease in hospital in Corinth, Mississippi, 6 Sep 1862. Buried in National Cemetery at Corinth; section A, grave 128. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-3, 77-8; red book vol 20 p16, blue book vol 20 p14) (Buslett p352) (Ulvestad p287) (Ager p292)

HALVORSON, Osmer

WI 29th Inf Co A. Residence: Marshall, Richland County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 18. Enlisted for three years on 6 Aug 1862 at Marshall. Mustered 27 Sep 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 1 Aug 1864. Reduced to ranks on 1 Nov 1864. Mustered out 22 Jun 1865 at Shreveport, Louisiana. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 136-14; red book vol 34)

HALVORSON, Peter B.

IA 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Frankville, Glenwood Township, near Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. “Peter Baard Halversen” was born 8 Jul 1841 in Lærdal, Sogn, Norway, to Baard Halversen and wife. He came to America in August, 10th, year uncertain. Civil War: Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted 20 May 1861. Mustered 8 Jun 1861. Private. On Aug 31, 1861, he was on detached service to Brigade headquarters to serve as guard. Sick in hospital at Quincy, Illinois, by 31 Oct 1861. Wounded in the Battle of Shiloh on 6 Apr 1862, suffering a severe wound in his right thigh. He was sent to hospital at St. Louis, Missouri, and was there until the following spring. On 13 Jul 1862, he was a nurse in Keokuk Military hospital. From mid-July to end of August, 1862, he was a cook at the Keokuk hospital. February 1863, he was still at the hospital at Keokuk, assigned as a nurse. Re-enlisted 4 Jan 1864 as a Veteran Volunteer. Re-mustered 2 Feb 1864, and assigned to Company C 3rd Regiment Iowa Cavalry. On 22 Jul 1864, he was listed as wounded at Marietta, Georgia, suffering a wound in his right thigh slightly above his first wound. Returned to duty on 23 Feb 1865, and was stationed at Fort Wood, Bedloe's Island, New York Harbor. Transferred into Company I, 2nd & 3rd Veteran Infantry Consolidated from Company C, 3rd Battalion. Was with General Sherman on his "march to the sea". Mustered out 13 Jul 1865 at Georgetown, near Washington DC. Post war: He became a farmer near Decorah, Winneshiek County Iowa. Married Anna Skeim [1847-1931] on 8 Dec 1865. They had ten children. Halvorson died of stomach cancer 10 Aug 1923. Buried in Decorah, Iowa, Lutheran Cemetery. Sources: (Some details from Company Muster Rolls, National Archives) (ISW-I p 419,478) (Obituary, Decorah Republican, 16 Aug 1923.) (XSS Iowa IOWA p236) (Sally Leibold, “Winneshiek County Biographies”, publ. 1996 by the Decorah Genealogy Assoc. p552.) (Ulvestad p286) (DGA) (Naeseth’s Cemetery Transcriptions) (KJR) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) (Decorah Republican, 27 Jul 1865) “Holverson, Peter B.” “Halverson, Peter B.” “Halversen, Baard” “Skeim, Peter”

HALVORSON, Rufus

WI 11th Inf Co E. Residence: Manitowoc Rapids, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’7”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 30 Sep 1864. Private. Discharged from the service 7 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 52-13; red book vol 16, p94) “Halvorson, Ronjus”

HALVORSON, Soren

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, ruddy complexion, 5’ 9”. Enrolled for one year at Green Bay, Wisconsin, on 18 Aug 1864, as a substitute for Theodore Whaler of Dayton. Wisconsin. Mustered at Green Bay the same day. Private. Mustered out 9 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 12-7; 19. red book vol 9 p198) “Halverson, Soren”

HALVORSON, Zachariah

See HAVORSON, Zachariah

HALVURSON, Ola

IL 55th Inf Co C. Residence: Durand, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Sep 1861. Mustered 31 Oct 1861 at Chicago, Illinois. Private. Died of disease on 3 Feb 1863 at St. Louis, Missouri. Sources: (ILSA reel 5 p12)