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HOWARD, Charles

US Engineer Regiment of the West, Co K. Residence: Burlington, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 30. Enlisted 28 Sep 1861. Mustered 31 Oct 1861. Private. Re-enlisted and re-mustered 15 Feb 1864. Post war: A veteran by this name lived in Detroit Lakes, Becker County, Minnesota. Sources: (ISW-VI cd p16)

HOWE, John J.

From Etne, Hordaland, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Garretson, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p293)

HOWE, Lars H.

From Ullensaker, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived in Deerwood, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p293)

HOWE, Martin L.

WI 36th Inf Co K. Residence: Spring Brook, Dunn County, Wisconsin. From Ullensaker, Norway. (or Christiania). Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Feb 1864 at Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Mustered 23 Mar 1864 at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded in his right hand during the battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia, on 2 Jun 1864. Discharged for disability on 4 May 1865 at White Hall Hospital. “A good soldier.” Post war: Married Lina Jenson. Died at Elk Mound, Dunn county, on 14 May 1904. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 162-12; red book vol 41) (Ulvestad p293) Doug Taylor

HOWE, Ole H.

From Ullensaker, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Echols, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p293)

HOWELL, Elen Sophia

Civil War: Post war: “Elen Sophia H. Naes Howell 1817-1897” stone is in Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery, I-42, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Sources: (KJR)


WI 44th Inf Co C. Residence: Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Nekimi, Winnebago County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 36. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 29 Oct 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 7 Nov 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On furlough during August 1865 and mustered out sometime then. Post war: A “Hans Howell 1828-1901” stone is in Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery Sect. I Row 42, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-4; red book vol 49; blue book) (KJR) (USGenWeb Archives by Geraldine Trinrud “Hewell, Hans”


WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 11 Nov 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Missing in action in the battle of Stone's River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862, and found to have been taken prisoner. Exchanged. Paroled and sent to St. Louis, Missouri. Assigned as a clerk in the 20th Army Corps Inspection office on 22 Jul 1863. Assigned as a clerk in Captain Pope’s office 16 Oct 1863. Assigned as a clerk in the Division Commissary department on 26 Oct 1863. Mustered out with A Company, Chattanooga, Tennessee, on 20 Dec 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; blue book vol 20 p16) (Buslett p354) (Ager p292) (Ulvestad p293) “Howland, Edvard”

HOWLAND, George H.

MN 1st Reg Mounted Rangers Co B. Civil War: He was one of the "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Blue Earth City Cavalry, organized at Blue Earth City, Minnesota, 5 Sep 1862, served until 5 Oct 1862. He then joined the 1st Regiment of Minnesota Mounted Volunteers, which was organized at South Bend, Minnesota, during late September and early October, 1862, to serve three months or during the Indian War. He served until 9 Nov 1863. Later, he re-enlisted on 11 Mar 1864 as a Private and served until June 1866. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Faribault County, Minnesota. Sources: (MCIW p798, 816) (Ulvestad p293) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)