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From Kongsberg, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died at Rushford, Minnesota, in 1886. Sources: (Ulvestad p292)

HOSTVET, Edward A.

MN 4th Inf Co H. Residence: Rushford, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Substitute. Mustered 14 Jun 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 19 Jun (or Jul) 1865. Sources: (MINN p213) (MCIW p236) (History of Fillmore County, vol 1, publ. 1912, p147) “Hostver, Edward”


WI 49th Inf Co E. Residence: Rock, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Blue eyes, auburn hair, fair complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for one year on 8 Feb 1865 at Baraboo, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Died of dropsy at post hospital in Benton Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri, on 11 Sep 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 193-7,16,23) (Love p1121)