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JANSEN, Alex

WI 16th Inf Co I. Residence: Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 35. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6¼”. Enrolled for one year on 23 Feb 1865 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as a substitute for John Scott of Raymond, Racine County, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 80-18; red book vol 21 p192)

JANSEN, Andreas

From Biri, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived in Vernon County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p295)

JANSEN, John

WI 34th Inf Co K. Residence: Barton, Washington County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Drafted at Mequon, Wisconsin, on 24 Nov 1862. Enrolled for a term of nine months. Mustered 31 Dec 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease (typhoid fever) at Fort Halleck, Columbus, Kentucky, 15 Apr 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 155-3; red book vol 39) (Love p1113)

JANSEN, Knut

From Biri, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Vernon County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p295)

JANSEN, Martin

WI Lt Arty 13th Battery. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Sailor. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 17 Oct 1863 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 4 Nov 1863. Private. Discharged from the service 17 Jun 1864 at New Orleans, Louisiana, under special orders transferring him to the Navy. Sources: (WHS red book vol 5)

JANSEN, Svend Magnus

NY 1st Inf Co K. Residence: Brooklyn, New York. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Rygg p47)

JANSEN, Torger

WI 50th Inf Co ?. Residence: Christiana, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 20. Blue eyes, light hair, flush complexion, 5’11¾”. Enlisted for one year on 23 Feb 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-12)

JANSON, Andrew O.

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 25 Oct 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Under arrest at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 17 May 1862. Assigned to escort a supply train from Stevenson, Alabama, beginning 13 Oct 1863. Absent sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, since 28 Nov 1863. Transferred to the U.S. Navy on 5 May 1864 near Ringgold, Georgia. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p18; blue book vol 20 p16) (Buslett p355) (Meeker) (Ager p292)

JANSON, Joseph

IL 7th Inf Co C & I Consolidated. Residence: Lincoln, Logan County, Illinois. Born in Gamle, Carleby (?), Sweden. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 40. Gray eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Dec 1861. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p 47)

JANSON, Simon

MN 5th Inf Co G. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Substitute. Enrolled 17 Nov 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 6 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p259) (MCIW p294)

JANSSEN, Ole

WI Lt Arty 2nd Battery. Civil War: Age 37. Enlisted for three years on 18 Sep 1861 at Winneconne, Wisconsin, (or Fredonia, Wisconsin) and mustered on 1 Oct 1861 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Bounty $100. Discharged from the service with his battery on 1 Oct 1864 at Point Lookout, Maryland, by expiration of his term of service. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 131-6,8,10; red book vol 5)