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HEG, Hans Christian

WI 15th Inf. Residence: Waterford, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born Lier, near Drammen, Norway, on 21 Dec 1829, son of Even Hansen Heg, an innkeeper, and Sigrid Olsdatter Kallerud. He came to America with his parents, his brother, Ole, and two sisters, Andrea and Sophie, on “Emilie” which sailed from Gothenburg, Sweden, and arrived in New York on 12 Aug 1840. Settled at Muskego, Wisconsin. Hans was married, 10 Dec 1851, to Gunhild Jacobsdatter Einung, who was born in Tinn, Telemark, 10 Dec 1833, and who came to America at age 8 in 1842. She lived until 1923. Four children. Civil War: Age 32. Hans Heg was commissioned Colonel on 30 Sep 1861. He began recruiting men for his Regiment. Mustered 13 Feb 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Organized and commanded the Fifteenth Wisconsin Regiment. In September 1862, the Regiment was ordered to Tennessee. Heg was left sick on 30 Oct 1862 at Cave City, Kentucky. Promoted 28 Feb 1863 to command the 2nd Brigade, Davis' Division, 1st Division, 20th Corps, Army of the Cumberland. Mortally wounded in Battle at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863, and died the next morning. Heg is buried in the Muskego Cemetery, Racine County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-2, 78-1; red book vol 20 p 10) (Buslett p295, photo) (ONI p60, photo) (Ulvestad p251) (Ager p289) (Meeker) (Quiner p 91, 96, 613, 618) (Naeseth ’40-7) (Hedberg) [Photo at Vesterheim, Decorah IA]

HEG, Ole

WI 15th Inf. Residence: Waterford, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Lier, Drammen, on 21 Jun 1831, son of Even Hansen Heg and Sigrid Olsdatter Kallerud. He came to America with his parents, a brother, Hans, and two sisters, Andrea and Sophie, on “Emilie”, which sailed from Gothenburg, Sweden, and arrived in New York on 12 Aug 1840. They came to Muskego, Racine County, Wisconsin. Married to Emilie Christensen, who died in 1856. Heg married her sister, Nanna, on 27 Jan 1861. Civil War: Age 30. Commissioned 28 Oct 1861. Mustered 13 Jan 1862, at Madison, Wisconsin. Assigned as Regimental Quartermaster. Brother to Col. Hans Heg. Resigned 6 Jun 1862. Post war: Worked as a printer. Lived in McMinnville, Tennessee, then Kansas City. He became a merchant in Chicago. In 1902, he moved to Burlington, Racine County, Wisconsin. Ole Heg died 18 Apr 1911 in Burlington. He and his wife, Nanna, are buried in Muskego Church Cemetery, Racine County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-2; red book vol 20 p 2) (Buslett p331) (Ulvestad p252) (Ager p290) (Quiner p 613) (KJR) (Naeseth ’40-8) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records”) (Norwegian-American Studies, publ. by NAHA, Northfield, Minnesota, vol 32 p 196)

HEGG, Gustav O.

See HANSON, Gustavus O.

HEGG, Mike

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived at Hatton, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p290)

HEGG, Ole Hansen

CA 2nd Cav. Co K. Born 1837 in Lier prestegjeld, Drammen, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted at San Francisco on 27 Sep 1861 and mustered the same day. Private. His first battle was at the Snake River, Idaho, in 1862. Re-enlisted on 3 Sep 1864 at Camp Conness, Idaho Territory. Promoted to Corporal on 4 Sep 1864. Re-mustered on 16 Sep 1864. Transferred to Co M on 22 Oct 1864. Mustered out on 12 Jul 1866 at Camp Douglas, Utah Territory. Post war: Hansen (Hegg) died in Helena, Montana. Sources: (Ulvestad p290) (“Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion”) (Family records held by Luci Baker, Seattle WA) “Hanson, Ole”

HEGG, Oliver A.

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Blue Mounds, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Valders, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 17 May 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal 25 Oct 1861. Promoted to Sergeant 18 May 1862. Appointed Quartermaster Sergeant 12 Apr 1863. Transferred to Regimental Headquarters Quartermaster Section on 15 Oct 1863. Commissioned First Lieutenant on 29 Oct 1864. Took part in the battles of Pope’s retreat, Antietam, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Resaca, Dallas, Peachtree, Siege of Atlanta. Post war: Died in Whitehall, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p6, p198) (Ulvestad p257)

HEGGE, Christian Torbjorn

WI Hv Arty Co C. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Kristiania (Oslo), Norway. Civil War: Student. Age 39. Married. Enlisted for three years on 1 Sep 1863 at Madison. Mustered 1 Oct 1863 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Was in the Battle of Mission Ridge. Was sent to a military prison at Knoxville, Tennessee, “under charges”. Post war: Went back to Norway, where he died. Sources: (WHS red book vol 6) (Ulvestad p290)

HEGGEGAR, Peter

WI 5th Inf Co I. Residence: Wiota, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 35. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year at Wiota on 5 Sep 1864. Mustered 21 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Recruit. Died of disease on 22 Mar 1865 at Camp Warren Station, Virginia. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 19; 26-1,3; red book vol 10b p306) (WLCW p22) (Love p1063) “Heggejar”

HEGGELUND, Charley A.

US Army 19th Baloon Company. Born 6 Aug 1894 at Herstad, Norway, son of Christ Heggelund and Marrit. First World War: Age 23. Entered the army on 22 Jul 1918 at DeSmet, South Dakota. Private. Died 15 ct 1918 of influenza at Camp Morrison, Virginia. Buried in the Lake Preston, South Dakota, Cemetery, block 2, lot 44, grave 5. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Kingbury County)

HEGGLUND, Alfred E.

SD Inf Co A. Born 25 Jan 1879 in Sweden. Came to America in 1884. Spanish-American War: Age 20. Entered service on 25 Apr 1898 at Pierre, South Dakota. Private. Discharged 5 Oct 1899. Was in a hospital due to injury to his leg. Post war: Died of heart failure at age 30 on 18 Sep 1909 at Pierre. Buried in Riverside Cemetery at Pierre, in annex, lot 12, section I, grave 5. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Hughes County)

HEGLAND, Eivind

From Sætersdalen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Grafton, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p290)

HEGLAND, Jacob Paulsen

See PAULSEN, Jacob

HEGLAND, John

From Sætersdalen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Grafton, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p290)

HEGLAND, Mikal T.

From Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Post war: Died in Northwood, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p290)

HEGLAND, Ole O.

IL 91st Inf Co E. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Skaanevik, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Lisbon. Mustered 8 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with Company on 12 Jul 1865 at Mobile, Alabama. Post war: Lived in Story County, Iowa. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p16) (Ulvestad p290)

HEGLAND, Sure O.

IL 91st Inf Co E. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Skaanevik, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Lisbon. Mustered 8 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with company on 12 Jul 1865 at Mobile, Alabama. Post war: Lived in Story County, Iowa. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p16) (Ulvestad p290)

HEGLAND, Torr

IA 23rd Inf Co A. Residence: Story City, Iowa. Born in Skaanevik, Norway. Civil War: Age 31. Enlisted 4 Aug 1862. Mustered 21 Aug 1862. Private. Died of disease 29 Oct 1862, Camp Patterson, Missouri. Sources: (ISW-III p718) (Ulvestad p290) “Hegland, Thor”

HEGNA, Ole Nilsen

Born on the Hegna place under Oselien on 19 Nov 1840 in Nore, Numedal, Norway. Came to America in 1861. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Hegna has written a long story about his life as a soldier in Numedalslaget Aarbok Number 2, publ. 1916. pp. 48 to 74.)