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JERDE, Jacob E.

From Sogn, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Living in Brookings, South Dakota, in 1907. Sources: (Ulvestad p263)

JERE, David O.

WI 4th Cav Co G. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 32. Married. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Jan 1864 at Hudson, Wisconsin. Mustered 3 Mar 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Recruit. In action at Clinton, Liberty, Comite Bridge and Camp Beauregard. Sources: (WHS red book vol 4b, p188)

JEREMIAHSEN, Ole

WI 46th Inf Co A. Residence: York Green County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Sylvester, Green County. Born in Nordre Aurdal, Valders, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 34. Unmarried. Gray eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for one year on 11 Feb 1865 at Monroe, Green County, and mustered 16 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Lived in Blanchardville, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-2,17; red book vol 51) (Ulvestad p295)

JEREMIASSEN, Edward

From Hemnæs, Helgelund, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Alpha, Washington. Sources: (Ulvestad p295)

JERGENSON, Halver

WI 21st Inf Co C. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 34. Laborer. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6½”. Drafted. Enrolled 22 Nov 1863. Private. Transferred here from WI 1st Inf. But never joined this regiment. Sources: (WHS red book vol 26)

JERGESON, Hans

MN 2nd Cav Co B. Residence: Lansing, Mower County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 42. Enrolled 1 Nov 1863. Mustered 24 Dec 1863. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service per order 22 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p715) (MCIW p555)

JERMAN, Thomas S.

WI 17th Inf Co B. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, sandy hair, sandy complexion, 5’8”. Enrolled for one year on 8 Oct 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Peter Jerman of Sterling, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. “Improperly assigned, never reported to Co.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-13; red book vol 22, p34)

JERMON, Peter

From Lærdal, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Rising Sun, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p295)

JEROSON, George

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Scandinavian Guards, organized in Nicollet County, 27 Aug 1862, and who served 21 days. Corporal. Sources: (MCIW p807).

JERTSEN, Johan

From Ulefos, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p295)

JERTSON, Anders

WI Hv Arty Co F. Residence: Cortland, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Ulefos, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 43. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Sep 1864 at Portage, Wisconsin, and mustered 13 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out at Washington, DC, on 26 Jun 1865. Post war: Lived in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 246-4; red book vol 6) (Ulvestad p295)