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JENNER, Ludwig W.

WI 32nd Inf Co F. Residence: Fort Howard, Brown County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 26. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Nov 1863 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Dec 1863 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Private. The following was penned net to his final muster roll. “Joined Co Dec 22, 63. Accompanied Reg on Sherman’s Miss expedition. Was taken sick on our return in Feby 64 and died in McPherson Gen Hosp Vicksburg Miss Mar 7, 64 cause “Puricarditis” the orderly says he was a “Christian”.” Sources: (WHS red book vol 37)

JENNISON, Christopher

MN 4th Inf Co H. Residence: Nicollet County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 27 Sep 1861. Mustered 20 Dec 1861. Private. Discharged from the service on expiration of term, 20 Dec 1864. Sources: (MINN p211)

JENSEN, ?

Spanish-American War: Private. A Marine soldier, served on board the warship "Oregon". Post war: Lived at Black River Falls, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p295)

JENSEN, Andrew

Spanish-American War: Great Falls, Montana. Captain. Sources: (Ulvestad p255)

JENSEN, Andrew

See QUAMMEN, Anders Jensen

JENSEN, August

US Army Auto Repl., Draft Co No. 20. Born 14 Aug 1888 in Denmark, son of Christen and Hannah Jensen. First World War: Age 28. Enrolled 25 Jul 1918 at Elk Point, South Dakota. Private. Was overseas from 12 Nov 1918 to 30 Jul 1919. Discharged from the service 8 Aug 1919. Post war: Married Elizabeth. One daughter, Myrtle, survives. Jensen died of pneumonia 27 Jan 1930 at age 41 at Beresford, South Dakota, and was buried there in St. Peters Cemetery. Sources: (SDSHS Cemetery Records of Veterans, box 39)

JENSEN, Carl

From Kongsberg, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in St. Louis, Missouri (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p295)

JENSEN, Chris

From Arendal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Norse, Texas. Sources: (Ulvestad p295)

JENSEN, Christ

US Army, 163rd Depot Brigade, 11th Battalion, Co 44. Born in 1896 at Hordum, Denmark, son of Peter Jensen. First World War: Age 22. Entered the service on 22 Jul 1918 at Brookings, South Dakota. Private. Died 18 Oct 1918 of Influenza in the base hospital at Camp Dodge, Iowa. Buried in Poinsett Cemetery in Badger Township, Kingsbury County, South Dakota, section M, grave 16. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Kingsbury County)

JENSEN, Edvard

From Valders, Norway. Indian War: Private. Met "Sitting Bull". Post war: Lived at Rosseau, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p295)

JENSEN, Erik

Private. From Næs, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Amherst, Wisconsin. “Erik Jensen 1826-1895” stone is in Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery Sect. II Row 22, Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p295) (KJR) (USGenWeb Archives by Geraldine Trinrud gertrin@gglbbs.com)

JENSEN, Even

TX 31st Cav Co B. CSA. Borm Even Jensen Oddersland on 2 Apr 1843 in Tromoy, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for the war on 2 Apr 1862 at Bosque County, Texas. Private. Promoted to Corporal in late 1863. Post war: Lived at Galveston, Texas. Known to be alive in 1880. Sources: ("Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces" by C.A.Clausen & Derwood Johnson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, volume 25, Northfield, Minnesota. p114) (www.borgerkrigen.info) (Ulvestad p295)

JENSEN, Gabriel

From Asker Prestegjeld, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died at Elk Mound, Wisconsin, in 1895. Sources: (Ulvestad p295) “Johnson, Gabriel”

JENSEN, Gerhard

WI 4th Inf Co K. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted for three years on 30 Apr 1861 at Chilton, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Jul 1861 at Camp Utley near Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded in the Battle of Bisland, Louisiana, 12 Mar 1863. The 4th Infantry after 1 Sep 1863 became the 4th Cavalry. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 223-12) (Quiner p 503)

JENSEN, Gotfred

ND 1st Inf Co D. Born in Denmark. Philippines War: Enlisted from Devils Lake, North Dakota. Private. Awarded the Medal of Honor. With eleven other scouts, without waiting for the supporting battalion to aid them or to get into a position to do so, he charged over a distance of about 150 yards and completely routed about 300 of the enemy, who were in line and in a position that could only be carried by a frontal attack. Sources: (“America’s Medal of Honor Recipients”. Publ. 1977, pp 374, 1015)

JENSEN, Hans

MN 2nd Inf Co E. Residence: St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 29. Enrolled 6 Jul 1861. Mustered the same day. Private. Teamster. Wounded at Chickamauga. Re-enlisted 26 Dec 1863. Sergeant. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 11 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p81) (MCIW p134) (Ulvestad p260)

JENSEN, Hans

WI 28th Inf Co F. Residence: Merton, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Born in Lolland, Denmark, on 23 Nov 1835. Civil War: Age 27. Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Merton. Mustered 13 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. He was married on 14 Dec 1862 to Petrrine Matilde Katrine Berg (1840-1929). Mustered out at Brownsville, Texas, 23 Aug 1865. Post war: He became a farmer in Linden Township, Brown County, Minnesota. Six children. He died in Madelia, Watonwan County, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS red book vol 33) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-2557)

JENSEN, Hans

TX 3rd Cav Co G. CSA. Residence: Kaufman County, Texas. Born “Hans Jensen Moglebustad” on 13 Nov 1836 at Holt, Norway. Civil War: Private. Enlisted for one year on 3 Jun 1861 at Jefferson, Texas. Private. Wounded at Spring Hill, Tennessee, 5 Mar 1863. Sick in camp during Jul – Aug 1863. Absent sick in May and Jun 1864. (One report lists him as having been killed, or died from other causes, in 1865.) Post war: Died 6 Mar 1877 in Bosque County, Texas. Sources: (“Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces” by C.A.Clausen & Derwood Johnson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, volume 25, Northfield, Minnesota. p114) (Ulvestad p295) (www.borgerkrigen.info) “Jenson, Hans”

JENSEN, Jens

WI 52nd Inf Co E. Civil War: Private. Post war: Buried at Riverside cemetery, Stoughton, Wisconsin. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

JENSEN, John

SD Med. Dept. Born 1871. Philippines War: Age 34. Entered service 7 Feb 1905. Cook. Discharged 6 Feb 1908. Post war: Had pension of $30 a month. Died 12 Aug 1936 at Hot Springs, South Dakota, age 65, of myocarditis. Buried at the State Home Cemetery in Hot Springs. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Fall River County)

JENSEN, John

WI 1st Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 9 Oct 1861 at Burlington, Wisconsin. Mustered at Milwaukee later that month. Private. Mustered out at Milwaukee Oct 1864, expiration of term of service. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 2; red book vol 7)

JENSEN, Julius

MN 12th Inf Co I. Residence: Albert Lea, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Spanish-American War: Enrolled and mustered on 2 Jul 1898 at Albert Lea. Private. Mustered out 5 Nov 1898 at New Ulm, Minnesota. Sources: (MSAW p181)

JENSEN, Karl

US Army 335th Inf Co H. Born 4 Apr 1887 at Sondenut, Denmark. First World War: Entered the service on 23 Jul 1918 at Havre, Montana. Private. Served for the first month in 163rd Dep Brigade. Served overseas from 3 Sep 1918 to 30 May 1919. Discharged 11 Jun 1919 at Fort Russell, Wyoming. Post war: Died following surgery for an injured leg. Died on 30 Oct 1931 at Havre, age 44. Buried in Nazareth Cemetery at Beresford, South Dakota, lot 10, grave 12. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Lincoln County)

JENSEN, Lars

Civil War: Private. Post war: Buried at St. John’s, Stone Bank, Wisconsin; stone reads “26 Jul 1834 – 12 Jan 1913”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

JENSEN, Lars

WI 28th Inf Co F. Residence: Merton, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 25. Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Merton. Mustered 13 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 7 Jun 1864. Died of dysentery 28 Nov 1864 at Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Sources: (WHS red book vol 33)

JENSEN, Notto

From Bjoraa, Sætersdalen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Died at Madelia, Minnesota, in 1902. Sources: (Ulvestad p295)

JENSEN, Ole

From Kristiania (Oslo), Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Dead (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p295)

JENSEN, Ole

From Ostlandet, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Alpena, Michigan. Sources: (Ulvestad p295)

JENSEN, Ole

WI 45th Inf Co E. From Skien, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted 25 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged 17 Jul 1865. Post war: Lived as “Ole Johnson” at Hatton, Traill County, North Dakota. Died at Hatton in 1896. Sources: (Ulvestad p295) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59) “Johnson, Ole”

JENSEN, Ole

TX 3rd Cav Co G. CSA. Residence: Kaufman County, Texas. Born Ole Jensen Moglebustad on 30 Jan 1841 in Holt, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for one year on 3 Jun 1861 at Jefferson, Texas. Private. Detached to ride during Mar – Apr 1863 with the 21st Georgia Cavalry Battalion, also known as White’s Battalion. Post war: Died in 1867 (or 1875) in Anderson County, Texas. Sources: (“Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces” by C.A.Clausen & Derwood Johnson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, volume 25, Northfield, Minnesota. p114) (www.borgerkrigen.info) (Ulvestad p295) “Jenson, Oley”

JENSEN, Peder

Residence: Kaufman County, Texas. Civil War: Private. Killed (or died from other causes) in 1864 during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p295)

JENSEN, Peter

MN 6th Inf Co F. Residence not shown. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 38. Enrolled 12 Aug 1862. Mustered 1 Oct 1862. Private. Transferred to Invalid Corps 1 Oct 1863. Sources: (MINN p299) (MCIW p338)

JENSEN, Reier

See BOLSTAD, Reier Jensen

JENSEN, Sam

From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Albert Lea, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p295)

JENSEN, Sivert

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Blue Mounds, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Lisdal, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”, medium build. Enlisted for three years on 19 Aug 1862 at Blue Mounds. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick at Helena, Arkansas, 13 Aug 1863. Sick at St. Louis since 5 Oct 1863. Discharged from the service for disability at St. Louis, Missouri, 17 Jan 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,19; 130-10, 131-4; red book vol 32)

JENSEN, Tollef

From Kragero, Norway. Indian War: Private. Post war: Died in Houston County, Minnesota, in 1895. Sources: (Ulvestad p295)

JENSON, Andrew

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Freeborn County, Minnesota. Civil War: Private. One of four brothers who enlisted in Company K. Killed in battle in Georgia. Sources: (FCHS)

JENSON, Andrew

IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Freeport, Glenwood Township, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 19 Oct 1861. Mustered 5 Nov 1861. Private. Missing in battle 6 Apr 1862, Shiloh, Tennessee. Died 6 Sep 1863, Camp Woods, Mississippi. Buried National Cemetery, Vicksburg, Mississippi; section F, grave 633. Sources: (ISW-II p478) ("Steen Family History" by Orlando C. Scholl, publ. 1964)

JENSON, Andrew

WI 17th Inf Co B. Residence: Coon, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 37. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 21 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 2 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-13; red book vol 22, p34) “Janson, Andrew”

JENSON, Carl

WI 22nd Inf Co I. Residence: Clinton, Rock County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 28. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Clinton. Mustered 1 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease in a hospital at St. Louis, Missouri, on 25 Mar 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 111-14; red book vol 27) (Love p1094)

JENSON, Erick

WI 42nd Inf Co A. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Married. Blue eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 24 Aug 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out 20 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-2,14; red book vol 47)

JENSON, Gabriel

WI 18th Inf Co E. Residence: Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 35. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 27 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Enrollment credited to Spring Brook, Dunn County. Private. Mustered out 2 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 92-11; red book vol 23)

JENSON, Halvor

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: York, Green County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 42. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 21 Oct 1861 in Green County. Mustered 8 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick in hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, on 26 Nov 1862. Died there on 12 Jan 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p74) (TAR) (Buslett p481) (Ulvestad p295) (Ager p304) (Meeker)

JENSON, Halvor

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Fillmore County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 32. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 11 Feb 1862 in Fillmore County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, the same day (?). Private. Sick in Nashville, Tennessee, in December 1862. Discharged from the service for disability due to disease at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 9 Apr 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p144) (Buslett p628) (Ulvestad p295) (Meeker) (Ager p318)

JENSON, Hans

WI 28th Inf Co F. Civil War: Enlisted 21 Aug 1862. Private. Discharged 23 Aug 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Linden, Brown County, Minnesota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

JENSON, James S.

TX McCord's Frontier Cav Co E. CSA. Residence: Clifton, Bosque County, Texas. Born “Jens Jensen Moglebustad” or “Jens Jensen Oddersland” on 28 Mar 1835 in Brovold Prestegjeld, Tromoy, Arendal, Norway. Emigrated with his parents and six siblings to Bosque County, Texas, in 1853. Civil War: Drafted into the Confederate Army for one year on 8 Mar 1862 at Stephenville, Texas. Reenlisted for three years or the war on 20 Dec 1862 at Camp Salmon, Texas. Private. On wagon guard to Bosque County 17 April through May 1863. He was discharged 10 Jun 1863 by order from the Adjutant & Inspector General’s office; his substitute being Elias R. Skimland. Post war: There is a family story that after the war he buried his guns on his home farm and they have never been found. He died 3 Jan 1912. Buried at Rock Church, Bosque County, Texas. One source lists his death as 12 Jan 1916 in Bosque County. Sources: ("Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces" by C.A.Clausen & Derwood Johnson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, volume 25, Northfield, Minnesota. p114) (Ulvestad p295) (www.borgerkrigen.info) (e-mail Grandson Maurice Jenson, Stillwater, Minnesota) “Jenson, Jens” “Jensen, G. S.”

JENSON, Jens

TX CSA. Born “Jens Jensen Angelstad” on 23 Sep 1821 in Holt, Norway. Civil War: Post war: Died 20 Nov 1888 in Brownsboro, Texas. Widow Sarah Jenson filed for a Confederate pension. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)

JENSON, Jens

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Manchester township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born in Lærdal, Sogn, Norway on 13 Aug 1838. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 20 Jan 1862 in Freeborn County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Wagon Master. Detached to serve with Ambulance Corps, 24 Feb 1863. Wounded at Chickamauga and again while driving an ambulance during the battle of Kenesaw Mountain. Mustered out with Company K at Chattanooga, Tennessee, 10 Feb 1865. Post war: He lived at Albert Lea, Freeborn County. Married Sena Peterson in 1871. Eight children. Died 15 Jan 1915. Buried in Central Freeborn Lutheran Cemetery. He was the only one of four brothers to survive the war. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12) (Buslett p628) (Ulvestad p295) (Ager p318) (FCHS - Albert Lea GAR records) (Hedberg) “Jenson, James”

JENSON, Jens 2nd

WI Lt Arty 4th Battery. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 17. Farmer. Gray eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Oct 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, as a substitute for O. B. Daly, of Perry, Dane County, Wisconsin. Mustered at Janesville the same day. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 233-2,11; red book vol 5)

JENSON, Jens C.

MN 12th Inf Co I. Residence: Gordonsville, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Spanish-American War: Enrolled and mustered 2 Jul 1898 at Albert Lea, Minnesota. Private. In hospital 21 Aug to 8 Sep 1898. Furloughed 8 Sep to 8 Oct 1898. Mustered out 5 Nov 1898 at New Ulm, Minnesota. Sources: (MSAW p181)

JENSON, Johan

See HOVLAND, John

JENSON, Johan

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Orford, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born 1840 in Faaberg, Gudbrandsdalen, Norway, son of Jens Bengtsen Hovland and Kirsti Larsdatter. Came to America in 1857. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Farmer. Age 19. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 6’1”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1862 at Beloit, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 5 Jan 1862. Private. Was with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, on 13 Oct 1863. Promoted to Corporal. Mustered out with Company G on 13 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Re-enlisted for one year on 13 Feb 1865 at Madison and assigned to Hancock Corps (WI 1st Army Corps, 1st Co) as a recruit entitled to $100 bounty. Mustered 16 Feb 1865. Mustered out 13 Feb 1866 at Elmira, New York. Post war: Died in Goodhue County, Minnesota (before 1907). Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9, box 256-1,2,6; red book vol 20 p102) (Buslett p535) (Ager p312) (Ulvestad p293) (Gjertveit) (“Fåberg og Lillehammer Utvandringe”, Fåberg Historielag 1986. Copy at NAHA) “Hovland, John”

JENSON, John

WI 6th Inf Co H. Civil War: Private. Wounded during the Battles of the Wilderness, Virginia, sometime between May 5th and the 10th of June, 1864. Sources: (Quiner p 470)

JENSON, John

WI 15th Inf Co K. One of four brothers. Civil War: Private. Killed in Virginia. Sources: (FCHS).

JENSON, Lars

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 27. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 30 Oct 1861 at Oconomowoc, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 10 Dec 1861. Private. Assigned to the provision transport from Stevenson on 13 Oct 1863. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, following 28 Nov 1863. Assigned to 68th Indiana on 1 Feb 1864. Returned to Wisconsin Fifteenth 2 Apr 1864. Mustered out with D Company on 13 Feb 1865 at Chattanooga. Is entered on the Roll of Honor of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3; red book vol 20 p60) (Buslett p447) (Ulvestad p298) (Ager p301) “Johnson, Lars”

JENSON, Lewis

IA 27th Inf Co K. Residence: Mitchell County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enlisted 18 Aug 1862. Mustered 9 Sep 1862. Private. Discharged from the service for disease 29 Jul 1863, Moscow, Tennessee. Sources: (ISW-III p1175)

JENSON, Loren P.

IA 9th Inf Co D. Residence: Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 5 Nov 1864 and mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out 18 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ISW-II cd p70)

JENSON, Martin

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Ringebu, Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 14 Nov 1861 at Scandinavia and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 20 Dec 1861. Private. Was with the provisions transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in September and October, 1863. Promoted to Corporal. Mustered out with I Company at Chattanooga, Tennessee, 10 Feb 1865. Post war: Jenson, in 1894, was living near Iola, Wisconsin. Shown later to be living near Osakis, Douglas County, Minnesota. Died at Brandon, Douglas County, in 1906. A stone reading “Morten Jenson 1836-1920” is in Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery, Section I Row 37, Scandinavia, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p130) (Buslett p594) (Ulvestad p295) (Ager p315, e51) (DCHS) (KJR) (USGenWeb Archives by Geraldine Trinrud gertrin@gglbbs.com) “Jenson, Morten” “Jensen, Martin” “Imsdalen, Martin Jensson”

JENSON, Morten

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Fillmore County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 28. Married. Enlisted for three years on 25 Jan 1862 in Fillmore County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Sick in Nashville, Tennessee, in December 1862. Became unfit for service and was discharged at Nashville on 3 Feb 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p144) (Buslett p629 photo) (Ager p283, photo; p318) “Jenson, Martin”

JENSON, Nels

WI 8th Inf Co K. Civil War: Private. Killed in the Battle of Nashville, Tennessee, on 15th or 16th of December 1864. Sources: (Quiner p 537)

JENSON, Ole J.

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born in Lærdal, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Unmarried. Blue eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Farmer. Enlisted for three years on 18 Jan 1862 in Freeborn County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Sick in general hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in November 1863. Died there of chronic diarrhea 2 Jan 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12,18; red book vol 20 p144) (Buslett p629) (Ager p318) (Ulvestad p295).

JENSON, Ole Tvinge

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Freeborn County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 28. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 7 Feb 1862 in Freeborn County and mustered 11 Feb 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick in a hospital in Bowling Green, Kentucky, 17 Sep 1862. Wounded and taken prisoner at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863. Was still a prisoner in June 1864. Mustered out 10 Feb 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Post war: Was granted a pension of $4 a month because of a gun shot wound to his left arm. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p144) (Buslett p629) (Ulvestad p338) (Meeker) (Ager p318) (FCHS) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota) “Tvinge, O. J.”

JENSON, Owen

IL 7th Inf Co I. Residence: Indian Point, Menard County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 18. Black eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Feb 1864 at Springfield, Illinois. Mustered 21 Feb 1874 at Camp Butler. Private. Mustered out 9 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p 45)

JENSON, Peder

TX CSA. Born “Peder Jensen Moglebustad” on 9 Mar 1843 at Holt, Norway. Civil War: Presumed to have been killed in action in 1864. Sources: (Ulvestad p295) (www.borgerkrigen.info)

JENSON, Peter

MN 6th Inf Co B. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 29 Feb 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 8 Dec 1864. Sources: (MINN p284) (MCIW p332)

JENSON, Rasmus

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Nov 1862 at Racine. Mustered 5 Dec 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Sick in Murfreesboro, June 1863. Wounded and taken prisoner at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863. Died of wounds in a Prison in Atlanta, Georgia, on 2 Feb 1864. Buried in National Cemetery at Marietta, Georgia; section A, grave 225. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-15; red book vol 20 p 46) (Buslett p419) (Ager p298) (Ulvestad p295).

JENSON, Tokel

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co M. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enrolled 8 Feb 1865. Mustered 10 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 27 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p622) (MCIW p638)

JENTOFT, Olaus A.

WI 20th Inf Co A. Residence: La Crosse, Wisconsin. From Lofoten, Norway. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 32. Enlisted for three years on 10 Jul 1862 at La Crosse. Mustered 31 Jul 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Received $25 bounty at muster. Private. Mustered out 14 Jul 1865. Post war: Died in Chicago, Illinois (before 1907). Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 101-3; red book vol 25) (Ulvestad p295)