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HARAHAUGEN, Knudt

WI Residence: Upper Coon Valley, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. Sources: (“Coon Valley”, publ 1928 by Upper Coon Valley Norwegian Lutheran Church, Coon Valley, WI).

HARALDSEN, Gulbrand

Civil War: Private. Post war: Died at Martell, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p289)

HARALDSON, Ole

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Thief River Falls, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p289)

HARALDSON, Torgus

MN 2nd Inf. Co E. Residence: Hartland, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Drafted. Mustered 1 Jun 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment. Sources: (MINN p83) (Ulvestad p289)

HARASON, John

IA 46th Inf Co F. Residence: Calmar, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted for 100 days 13 May 1864. Mustered 10 Jun 1864. Private. Mustered out 23 Sep 1864, Davenport, Iowa, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ISW-V p1409)

HARDY, Wm.

WI 15th Inf Regimental Staff. Civil War: Negro. Servant. Brown eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Employed as a servant to Lt. Col. Ole Johnson. No indication he was ever enlisted. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 78-1)

HARGER, Petter

WI 23rd Inf Co G. Residence: Elba, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 20. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Columbus, Wisconsin. Mustered 30 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 1 Apr 1863. Wounded at Vicksburg, Mississippi, on 19 May 1863. Those wounds eventually led to his being discharged from the service from a hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana, on 11 Mar 1864. Post war: Granted a pension of $8 a month because of a wound to his right thigh. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 114-13; red book vol 28) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998.) “Harger, Peter”

HARMON, Ole O.

From Vik, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Kensett, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p289)

HAROLDSON, Arne

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Vermont, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Vang, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’11”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Vermont. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Sick at Post Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, since 7 Aug 1863., according to Nov 1863 regimental report. Died of chronic diarrhea on 8 Feb 1864 at Little Rock, Arkansas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10; 130-10; 131-4; red book vol 32) (Love p1103)

HAROLDSON, Peter

WI 17th Inf. Residence: Springdale, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 37. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6½”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 19 Sep 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-13)

HARPMAN, Andrew

IA 6th Inf Co I. Residence: Galesburg, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 12 Jul 1861. Mustered 18 Jul 1861. Private. Mustered out 16 Jul 1864 at Roswell, Georgia. Sources: (ISW-I cd p60)

HARPMAN, John

IA 6th Inf Co I. Residence: Galesburg, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Enlisted 12 Jul 1861. Mustered 18 Jul 1861. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 30 Dec 1863. Mustered out 16 Jul 1864 at Roswell, Georgia. Sources: (ISW-I cd p60)

HARRIS, Gilbert

WI 3rd Inf Co G. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 36. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 26 Sep 1864 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service 9 Jun 1865 at Washington, DC. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 12-3; red book vol 9 p138)

HARRISON, Halvor

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Ohio County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Gray eyes, brown hair, pitted complexion, 5’3½”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Apr 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted as veteran on 21 Dec 1863. Mustered out 18 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p198)

HARRISON, Harris

MN Lt Arty 2nd Battery. Residence: St. Cloud, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born 7 Apr 1835 in Vinje, Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Enrolled 13 Mar 1862. Mustered at Fort Snelling, Minnesota, date not shown. Artificer (a skilled and specialized mechanic). He was also a bugler, and he was a Captain's Aide. Re-enlisted 22 Mar 1864. Discharged from the service with his battery, 16 Aug 1865. Post war: Lived at Webster, South Dakota. “Harry Harrison” of Little Falls, Morrison County, Minnesota, was granted a pension of $8 a month because of a gunshot wound to his left shoulder. Died of a stroke on 3 Mar 1919 and was buried in Goodhue Cemetery, Florence, South Dakota. Sources: (MINN p793) (MCIW p667) (Ulvestad p289) (Pension List, 1882-3. Vol 4, p561) (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Codington County)

HARRISON, Ole

WI 38th Inf Co A. Residence: Palmyra, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 37. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 31 Mar 1864 at Palmyra. Mustered 16 Apr 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. “With Company until Sept. 30, 1864, when he was severely wounded in the Battle of Poplar Spring Church. Since absent.” Discharged 20 May 1865. Post war: A man named Harrison, Ole, living in Hartland township, Freeborn county, Minnesota, was granted a pension of $8 a month because of gun shot wounds to both thighs. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 170-3; red book vol 43) (FCHS) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)

HARRISON, Simon

WI 17th Inf Co B. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 31. Blue eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enrolled for one year on 3 Nov 1864 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Michael Eagan of New Berlin, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 14 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-13; red book vol 22, 34)

HARRISON, William

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enrolled 6 Oct 1861. Mustered 4 Nov 1861. Private. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 1864. Died at Pine Bluff, Arkansas, 1864. Sources: (MINN p137) (MCIW p185)

HARRULSON, Ole

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co L. Residence now shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Enrolled 15 (or 16) Feb 1865. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 27 Sep 1865. Post war: Lived at Northwood, Grand Forks County, North Dakota. Sources: (MINN p616) (MCIW p636) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59) “Harulson, Ole”

HARRUM, Lars A.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p289)

HARRUM, Lawrence H.

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived at Edmore, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p289)

HARSTAD, John F.

IL 59th Inf Co H. Residence: Aurora, Kane County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Oct 1863 at Aurora. Mustered the same day at Springfield, Illinois. Private. Sick at Nashville, Tennessee. Discharged from the service 8 Dec 1865 at New Braunfels, Texas. No discharge furnished. Sources: (ILSA reel 6 p47)

HARSTAD, Lars

WI 40th Inf Co B. Born in Norway. Civil War: Clerk. Age 34. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’. Enlisted for 100 days on 6 Jun 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 7 Jun 1864 at Madison. Private. Mustered out 16 Sep 1864 at Madison. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 174-4,17; red book vol 45)

HARSTAD, Lars

WI 45th Inf Co G. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Ridgeway, Iowa County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Clerk. Age 34. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 6’. Enlisted for one year on 9 Dec 1864 at Madison and mustered there on 13 Dec 1864. Bounty $100. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-9; red book vol 50)

HARSTAD, Per O.

See HAARSTAD, Peter O

HARTVIG, Th.

Residence: Scandinavia, Wisconsin. From Kragero, Norway. Civil War: Hartvig was one of the first men from the town of Scandinavia to enlist. Private. He died of Disease during his time of service. Sources: (Ulvestad p289)

HARTWIGSON, Thor

WI 8th Inf Co A. Residence: Royalton, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Farmer. Light (sic) eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Aug 1861 at Waupaca, and mustered on 5 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Was in action at Fredericktown, Missouri, 21 Oct 1861; Mississippi River Island No. 10; New Madrid 18 Nov 1862; Farmington, Mississippi, 9 May 1862; the siege of Corinth, Mississippi, 1862. Died in General Hospital in Mississippi, on 19 Jul 1862 of chronic diarrhea. Sources: (WHS red book vol 13, p16)

HARVEY, Halbert

WI 37th Inf Co K. Residence: Highland Township, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born “Haldor Narvesen Grønvold” on 30 Dec 1828 in Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway, son of Narve Haakonson Grønvold (Grønhovd) and Gunhild Haldorsdatter Vad. Arrived in Wisconsin in 1849. Lived in Highland Township, northwest of Dodgeville. He was married on 24 May 1857 to Ragnhild Andersdatter Støa (1837-1867). Civil War: Farmer. Age 36. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 28 Oct 1864 at Highland, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Survived the war. Post war: He married on 12 Mar 1868, Marit Andersdatter Skredderhuset (1845-1930). In 1875, they moved to Lake Township, Humboldt County. Iowa. He died 14 Jan 1892 and is buried in East Ullensvang Lutheran Cemetery in Humboldt County. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 167-13; red book vol 42) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-3371) (Information from his grandson, Paul Larson, Cresco, Iowa, interviewed Jan 1997 at Vesterheim Library.) (Rokke)