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HILDAHL, Magnus

WI 47th Inf Co D. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Harmony, Rock County. Born in Norway. Civil War: A Sailor. Age 29. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 4 Feb 1865 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 10 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 22 Jul 1865. Post war: Lived at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Dead (before 1907). Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-5; red book vol 52) (Ulvestad p291)

HILDEN, J. Peter

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co I. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Enrolled 2 Feb 1865. Mustered 9 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 27 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p607) (MCIW p632)

HILDEN, Peder F.

From Hadeland, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Montevideo, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p291)

HILGERSON, Henry

WI 13th Inf Co E. Residence: Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, white hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 22 Sep 1864 at Oconomowoc. Private. Mustered out 13 Jun 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee, in accordance with instructions from the war department. Sources: (WHS red book vol 18, p96)

HILGRIN, Charles

IA 4th Cav Co C. Residence: Lockridge, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 32. Enlisted 22 Oct 1861. Mustered 25 Nov 1861. Private. Re-enlisted and re-mustered 30 Dec 1863. Wounded severely 10 Jun 1864 at Guntown, Mississippi. Mustered out 8 Aug 1865 at Atlanta, Georgia. Sources: (ISW-IV cd p87)

HILJESON, Tollef

TX 19th Inf Co B. CSA. Born about 1830 in Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for three years or the war on 15 Feb 1862 at Mount Vernon. Private. Absent sick at Little Rock, Arkansas, during Nov and Dec 1862. Absent on detached assignment in Little Rock during Jan and Feb 1863. Wounded 7 Jun 1863 at Milliken’s Bend, Louisiana. Absent at Monroe, Louisiana, during June due to his wound. On leave 12 Aug to 24 Sep 1863. Sick in Confederate General Hospital in Shreveport, Louisiana, from 14 Jun 1864. May have died there. May have served using a different surname. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)

HILL, Edward

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Married. Age 55. Enlisted as musician for three years on 26 Oct 1861 at Beloit and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Private. Discharged from the service for disease at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 13 May 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p102) (Buslett p534)

HILL, Horace

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Married. Age 50. Enlisted for three years as musician 26 Oct 1861 at Beloit and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Private. Discharged from the service for disease at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 13 May 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p102) (Buslett p534)

HILL, John N.

IL 4th Cav Co I. Residence: Earl, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted 9 Sep 1861 at Earl. Mustered 26 Sep 1861 at Ottawa, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the Regiment 31 Jan 1862 so that he could enter the Naval Service. Sources: (ILSA reel 13 p127)

HILL, Ole

WI 34th Inf Co I. Residence: Fish Creek, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 25. Unmarried. Enrolled 10 Nov 1862 at Fish Creek. Mustered 15 Dec 1862. Private. Shown on 24 Feb 1863 as “deserted”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 155-3)

HILL, Peter O.

IL 4th Cav Co I. Residence: Earl, La Salle County, Illinois. Born at Hille in Stjerneroen, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 27. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’10¾”. Enlisted 5 Sep 1861 at Earl. Mustered 26 Sep 1861 at Ottawa, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the Regiment 31 Jan 1862 so that he could enter the Naval Service. Worked on board the cannon boat "Cairo" for a time. Post war: Died in Creston, Illinois, in 1890. Sources: (ILSA reel 13 p127) (Ulvestad p291)

HILLER, John Olsen

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Crawford County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p291)

HILLESTAD, Ole O.

From Lærdal, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Grant County, Minnesota. Died in 1894. Sources: (Ulvestad p291)

HILLESTAD, Soren

WI 22nd Inf Co H. Residence: Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Unmarried. Carpenter. Age 34. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Mt. Pleasant, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 12 Jun 1865 at Washington D.C. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 111-14; red book vol 27) “Hyllested, Soren”

HILLESTAD, Thom

Residence: Grant County, Minnesota. From Laerdal, Sogn, Norway. Spanish-American War: Sergeant. Sources: (Ulvestad p259)

HILLESTADT, Edwin O.

MN 10th Inf Co D. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled Aug 1862. Private. Post war: Moved from Minnesota to Fargo, Dakota Territory, Jun 1881. Sources: (1885 Census, Dakota Territory; Civil War Veterans, Fargo Index, p141)

HILLSTAD, Even A.

WI 38th Inf Co I. Residence: Albion, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, black hair, light complexion, 5’3¼”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Sep 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Killed in action at Petersburg, Virginia, on 27 Dec 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 170-13; red book vol 43) (Love p1118) (Quiner p 852) “Hillstad, Ever” “Hillstead, Ever”

HILLSTREAM, Andrew O.

IA 37th Inf Co F. Residence: Dubuque, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 41. Enlisted 24 Sep 1862. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged for disability on 8 May 1863 at St. Louis, Missouri. Sources: (ISW-V cd p40)

HILLSTROM, Daniel

Civil War: Post war: Buried at Amherst, Wisconsin; stone reads “2 Mar 1834 – 31 Dec 1892”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records”)

HILLSTROM, David

WI 21st Inf Co I. Residence: Amherst, Portage County, Wisconsin. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 28. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Drafted. Enrolled for three years and mustered on 23 Nov 1863 at Amherst. Private. Transferred from WI 1st Inf on 20 Sep 1864. Was in the battles of the Atlanta campaign. Was wounded in his arm at the Chattahoochee River. Was in the battles of Mulberry Orchard near Aversboro, North Carolina, and Bentonsville, North Carolina, 16-19 Mar 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 26)

HILLSTROM, John F.

WI 21st Inf Co I. Residence: Amherst, Portage County, Wisconsin. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Drafted. Enrolled for three years and mustered on 23 Nov 1863 at Amherst. Private. Transferred from WI 1st Inf on 20 Sep 1864. Was in the Battles of the Atlanta campaign. Sources: (WHS red book vol 26)

HILSEN, Einar

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Came back to Tacoma, Washington, but died a short time later. Sources: (Ulvestad p291)

HILSTAD, Olaf O.

Spanish-American War: Corporal. Post war: Living in Canton, South Dakota, in 1907. Sources: (Ulvestad p263)

HILTON, Charles H.

IA 1st Inf Co B. Residence: Iowa City, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 18 Apr 1861. Mustered 14 May 1861. Private. Wounded in his left thigh on 10 Aug 1861 at Wilson’s Creek, Missouri. Mustered out 21 Aug 1861. Enlisted on 30 Aug 1861 as Corporal in the IA 2nd Cav Co G. Mustered in Sep 1861. Promoted to Sergeant 19 May 1862. Wounded severely and taken prisoner on 30 May 1862 at Booneville, Mississippi. Re-enlisted and re-mustered on 28 Mar 1864. Promoted to Quartermaster Sergeant on 25 Jun 1865. Mustered out at Selma, Alabama on 19 Sep 1865. Sources: (ISW-I, cd p38) (ISW-IV cd p100)

HILTON, Nils H.

From Ullensaker, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded in the Battle of Stone's River, Tennessee [31 Dec 1862-2 Jan 1863]. Post war: Died in Callender, Iowa, in 1897. Sources: (Ulvestad p291)