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JOHANESEN, Arne

IA 46th Inf Co F. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Private. Enlisted for 100 days on 14 May 1864. Mustered 10 Jun 1864. Private. Mustered out 23 Sep 1864, Davenport, Iowa, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ISW-V p1414)

JOHANESEN, Ole

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Albion, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Voss, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Albion. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. As “Ole Johnson” he was listed as sick on hospital boat for Paducah, Kentucky, 27 Jul 1863. Died of disease at Paducah on 30 Oct 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,19; 130-10, 131-4; red book vol 32) (Love p1103) “Johnson, Ole”

JOHANESON, H. R.

US Navy. Born in Sweden. First World War: Went down in the naval patrol boat “Tampa”, sunk 26 Sep 1918 in the Bristol Channel off the coast of England, victim of a German U-Boat. The “Tampa”, formerly the Coast Guard cutter “Miami”, was torpedoed while escorting a convoy. Ten officers and 102 enlisted men, most of them taken over from the Coast Guard service, one British army officer and five civilian employes were on board. There were no survivors. Sources: (The New York Tribune, 4 Oct 1918, p 1)

JOHANESON, Iver

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born 25 Feb 1818 in Gran, Hadeland, Norway. Married to Gunbjor Torgersdatter Civil War: Age 47. Married. Enlisted for three years on 21 Jan 1862 in Winneshiek County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Became unfit for service and was discharged for disability due to disease at Nashville, Tennessee, 24 Dec 1862. A family story is that he died in St. Louis, Missouri, in December 1863, never having made it home. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p144) (Buslett p630) (Meeker) (Ulvestad p295) (Ager p318) “Johannesen, Iver”

JOHANNESEN, Anders

Born “Anders Johannesen Bidningbø” on 20 Apr 1846 at Voss, Hordaland, Norway, son of Johannes Andersen Bidningbø and Brita Ellingsdatter Rykke. He came to America with his parents and baby sister on “Olav Kyrre”, which sailed from Bergen and arrived in New York on 28 Jun 1848. They came to Racine County, Wisconsin, and in 1856 moved to Holt Township, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Civil War: Died 1864. Sources: (Naeseth ’48-129)

JOHANNESEN, Hans

Residence: Nicollet County, Minnesota. Indian War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p295)

JOHANNESEN, Jens

Residence: Freeborn County, Minnesota. From Hedemerken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Killed (or died from other causes) in 1863 during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p295)

JOHANNESEN, Johannes

Residence: Nicollet County, Minnesota. Indian War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p295)

JOHANNESEN, Peder

From Lærdal, Sogn, Norway. Indian War: Private. Post war: Lived in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p295)

JOHANNESON, Christian

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Houston County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 49. Married. Enlisted for three years on 16 Feb 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered 25 Feb 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. On 20 Oct 1862, he disappeared during a march from Crab Orchard to Lebanon, Kentucky, and was listed as absent without leave. On 20 Dec 1862, he is listed as being on military police duty. Absent sick and sent to convalescent camp at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on 17 May 1863. Sick in hospital at Chattanooga, Tennessee, 5 Nov 1864. Transferred to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee, on 20 Dec 1864. Transferred to 24th Infantry. Mustered out in Huntsville, Alabama, 13 Mar 1865, at end of his term of service. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p18; blue book vol 20 p16) (Buslett p357) (Ager p292) (Ulvestad p295) (Meeker)

JOHANNESON, Halvor

WI Residence: Upper Coon Valley, Coon, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. Sources: (“Coon Valley”, publ 1928 by Upper Coon Valley Norwegian Lutheran Church, Coon Valley, WI)

JOHANNESON, Lars

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Born in Lærdal, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Married. Enlisted for three years on 30 Sep 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Corporal. Assigned to the post bakery at Bowling Green, Kentucky, 3 Nov 1862. Appointed a baker in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 16 Nov 1863. Mustered out with Company A at Chattanooga, on 20 Dec 1864. Post war: Died in Steele County, Minnesota, in 1879. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p18, blue book vol 20 p16) (Buslett p357) (Ager p292) (Ulvestad p295)

JOHANNESSEN, Johannes J.

US Navy. Born 13 May 1872 at Bodo, Norway. No War: Enlisted at Yokohama, Japan. Chief Watertender. Awarded the Medal of Honor. While serving on board the U.S.S. Iowa, for extraordinary heroism at the time of the blowing out of the manhole plate of boiler D on board that vessel. Sources: (“America’s Medal of Honor Recipients”. Publ. 1977, pp 400, 1015)

JOHANNESSEN, Johannes M.

See JOHNSON, Johannes M.

JOHANNI, Johannes

MN 2nd Cav Co M. Civil War: Enlisted 21 Dec 1863. Private. Discharged 4 Dec 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Linden, Brown County, Minnesota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

JOHANSEN, Anton

Residence: Iowa. Civil War: Private. A Cavalryman. Sources: (Ulvestad p295)

JOHANSEN, Erik

See AALVEI, Erick Johansen

JOHANSEN, Peder

MN 2nd Cav Co C. Residence: Adams, Mower County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled 16 Nov 1863. Mustered 28 Dec 1863. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service for disability 18 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p719)

JOHANSON, Jergen

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Cigar maker. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 17 Nov 1863 at Chicago. Mustered the same day at Springfield, Illinois. Private. Transferred to “14th a. C.” (14th Inf Co A. ?). Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p74)

JOHANSON, Johan H.

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Grafton, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p295)

JOHANSON, John C.

WI 24th Inf Co H. Residence: Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Married. Sailor. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 30 Aug 1862 at Milwaukee and mustered there the next day. Private. Transferred to Naval Department on 8 May 1864. Engaged at Perryville, Stone’s River, Chickamauga, Mission Ridge and Dandridge. Sources: (WHS red book vol 29)

JOHANSON, John P.

US Navy. Born 22 Jan 1865 in Sweden. Spanish-American War: Seaman. Enlisted from Maryland. Awarded the Medal of Honor. On board the U.S.S. Marblehead during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, on 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Johanson set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action. Sources: (“America’s Medal of Honor Recipients”. Publ. 1977, pp 357, 1015)

JOHANSSON, Johan J.

US Navy. Born 12 May 1870 in Sweden. Spanish-American War: Enlisted from New York. Ordinary Seaman. Awarded Medal of Honor for action on board the U.S.S. Nashville during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegas, Cuba, on 11 Maa 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Johansson set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action. Sources: (“America’s Medal of Honor Recipients”. Publ. 1977, pp 357, 1015)

JOHNSEN, Bryngel

See FENNE, Bryngel

JOHNSEN, Hans

US Navy. Born 3 Jan 1865 in Sandnes, Norway. Spanish-American War: Enlisted from Pennsylvania. Chief Machinist. Awarded the Medal of Honor. On board the torpedo boat Winslow during the action at Cardenas, Cuba, on 11 May 1898. Showing great presence of mind, Johnsen turned off the steam from the engine which had been wrecked by a shell bursting in the cylinder. Sources: (“America’s Medal of Honor Recipients”. Publ. 1977, pp 358, 1015) “Johnson, Hans”

JOHNSON

See YONSON

JOHNSON, "Bill"

From Kragero, Norway. Civil War: Private. Killed in the Battle of Atlanta, Georgia [22 Jul 1864]. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, (Unreadable)

IL 9th Cav Co B. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Shoemaker. Age 33. Blue eyes, sandy hair, sandy complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 5 May 1864 at Chicago and mustered there that same day. Private. Mustered out on 31 Oct 1865 at Selma, Alabama. Sources: (ILSA reel 14 p15)

JOHNSON, Abraham

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Stillwater Frontier Guards, organized 30 Aug 1862 and served in the Chengwatana Expedition in Minnesota until 20 Sep 1862. Private. Sources: (MCIW p804) (Ulvestad p295)

JOHNSON, Abraham

IL 23rd Inf Co F Consolidated. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 33. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 18 Mar 1865 at Chicago and mustered there on 24 Mar 1865. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 24 Jul 1865 at Richmond, Virginia. Sources: (ILSA reel 17 p40)

JOHNSON, Abraham

MN 1st Battalion Infantry. Co H. Residence: Lakefield, Minnesota. Born in Ohio (or Telemark, Norway). Civil War: Age 25. Enrolled 3 Apr 1865. Mustered the same day. Corporal. Discharged from the service with his company, 14 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p560) (MCIW p77) (Ulvestad p295)

JOHNSON, Albert

IL 134th Inf Co K. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 40. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for 100 days on 19 May 1864 at Chicago. Mustered 31 May 1864 at Camp Fry, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 25 Oct 1864 at Chicago. Sources: (ILSA reel 11 p77)

JOHNSON, Albert

MN 4th Inf Co B. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Mustered 13 Apr 1862. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service at expiration of term, 21 Apr 1865. Sources: (MINN p183) (MCIW p225)

JOHNSON, Albert

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co L. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 35. Enrolled 6 Feb 1865. Mustered 11 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 27 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p616) (MCIW p636)

JOHNSON, Albert

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co B. Residence: Oshwa, Nicollet County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 44. Enrolled 11 Oct 1862. Mustered 29 Oct 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 9 Nov 1863. Sources: (MINN p641) (MCIW p527)

JOHNSON, Albert

MN 2nd Cav Co B. Residence: St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Enrolled 21 Dec 1863. Mustered 24 Dec 1863. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 1 Dec 1865. Sources: (MINN p715) (MCIW p555)

JOHNSON, Albert

IA 30th Inf Co G. Residence: Salina, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted 13 Aug 1862. Mustered 14 Sep 1862. Private. Died of disease on 27 Feb 1863 at Camp near Vicksburg, Mississippi. Buried in National Cemetery at Vicksburg, section D, grave 167. Sources: (ISW-III cd p59)

JOHNSON, Albert

IA 30th Inf Co H. Residence: Glendale, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted 22 Aug 1862. Mustered 14 Sep 1862. Private. Mustered out 5 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (ISW-III cd p59)

JOHNSON, Albert

Residence: Waseca County, Minnesota. From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. An Artilleryman. Post war: Died in Moscow, Idaho, in 1903. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Albert

From Kristiania (Oslo), Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Hudson, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p295)

JOHNSON, Albert

WI Hv Arty Co ?. Civil War: Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 2 Feb 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 247-11)

JOHNSON, Albert E.

WI 1st Cav Co K. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted for one year on 6 Oct 1864 at Appleton, Wisconsin, and mustered on 10 Oct 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service 29 Jul 1865 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 206-4)

JOHNSON, Albrecht

MN 2nd Cav Co B. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 33. Enrolled 21 Dec 1863. Mustered 24 Dec 1863. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service per order 15 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p715) (MCIW p555)

JOHNSON, Aless

MN Indian War: Private. Corporal. Post war: Died in Minneapolis, Minnesota (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p263,296) “Johnson, Alfred”

JOHNSON, Alexander

WI 30th Inf Co D. Residence: Rush River, St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Aug 1862 at Rush River. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Was sick at Camp Randall, Madison, 2 May 1863. Mustered out 20 Sep 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: In October 1890, he was living in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. He died in the Wisconsin Soldiers Home about 1895. Sources: (WHS red book vol 35) (Larsen p55)

JOHNSON, Alexander

WI 5th Inf Reorganized Co C. Civil War: Color Corporal. Killed 7 Apr 1864 at Little Sailor’s Creek while in pursuit of General Lee. Sources: (Quiner p 524)

JOHNSON, Alfred

IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Aurora, Kane County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 34. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Sep 1861 at Aurora. Mustered 12 Sep 1861 at Aurora. Private. Discharged from the service 22 Sep 1864, expiration of his term of service. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 71)

JOHNSON, Allen D.

CA 4th Inf Co D. Born in Norway. Married to Rhoda Post. Five children. Civil War: Private. Stationed at Ft. Yamhill, Oregon. Died in Severy, Kansas. Family went to Hillsboro, Ohio. Sources: Rootsweb.com. Great granddaughter Marianna Morgan morganm@adelphia.net)

JOHNSON, Ammon

IA 9th Cav Co F. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born 1845 in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted in Iowa 46th Infantry Company F for 100 days 14 May 1864. Mustered 10 Jun 1864. Private. Mustered out 23 Sep 1864, Davenport, Iowa, expiration of term of service. Re-enlisted for one year in the IA Ninth Cavalry Co F on 21 Oct 1864 and re-mustered 21 Oct 1864. Private. Mustered out 21 Oct 1865, Little Rock, Arkansas, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ISW-V p1414) (ISW-IV p1709) (South Dakota Historical collections, vol XVI, publ 1932, p204)

JOHNSON, Amos

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Mt. Morris, Waushara County, Wisconsin. Born 15 May 1831 in Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Age 29. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 14 Jan 1862 at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 18 Jan 1862. Private. Was at Mississippi River Island No. 10. Sick in Stevenson, Alabama, in September, 1863. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in November, 1863. Sick in Knoxville, Tennessee, in December, 1863. Wounded, shot through his arm, at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Was gone from the Company a long time, apparently for treatment of his wound. Promoted to Corporal 1 Nov 1864. Mustered out 10 Feb 1865. Post war: In 1866 he moved to Douglas County, Minnesota. Married. Twelve children. The 1890 Veterans and Widows Census shows Johnson living at Urness in Douglas County. Died 13 Jan 1913. Buried at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church cemetery, Moe Township, Douglas County. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p128) (Quiner p 629) (Buslett p595) (Ager p315) (DCHS Veterans Census card file) (Meeker-Waushara County Biographies) (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Anders

US Army. Residence: Bozeman, Montana. Born 14 Jan 1917 in Bergen, Norway, to Olaf and Abelona. Second World War: Served in the U.S.Army. Post war: Settled in Tacoma, Washington. Became a carpenter. Married to Lena. Died 7 Jan 2000. Sources: (Obituary, Tacoma News Tribune, 10 Jan 2000)

JOHNSON, Anders

From an area near Kristiansands, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Todd County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Anders

See WESTEREN, Anders J.

JOHNSON, Andreas

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Dunn County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Andreas

From Biri, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Died in Vernon County, Wisconsin (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Andrew

WI 13th Inf Co H. Born in Allum (looks like), Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’5½”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Oct 1862 at Kenosha, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service 29 Oct 1863 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 64-13; red book vol 18 p159)

JOHNSON, Andrew

IL 8th Inf Co K. Residence: Danville, Vermillion, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 23. Farmer. Gray eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’ ½” (looks like). Enlisted for one year on 27 Sep 1864 at Danville. Mustered there the same day. Mustered out 4 Oct 1865 at New Orleans, Louisiana, term of service having expired. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p 60)

JOHNSON, Andrew

IL 9th Inf Co H. Civil War: Corporal. Post war: Buried in Jordan, Wisconsin; stone reads “1839 – 1925”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

JOHNSON, Andrew

IL 23rd Inf Co K Consolidated. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 31. Hazel eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’1”. Enlisted for one year on 27 Mar 1865 at Chicago, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 24 Jul 1865 at Richmond, Virginia. Sources: (ILSA reel 17 p51)

JOHNSON, Andrew

IL 36th Inf Co D. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Jul 1861 at Lisbon and mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Discharged for disability 28 Dec 1861. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 61)

JOHNSON, Andrew

IL 91st Inf Co E. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 8 Aug 1862 at Lisbon. Mustered 8 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Died of disease 14 Jul 1863 at Cairo, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p16)

JOHNSON, Andrew

IL 96th Inf Co H. Residence: Gratiot, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 6’1”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Warren, Illinois. Mustered 4 Sep 1862 at Rockford, Illinois. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Mustered out with his Company on 10 Jun 1865 at Camp (unreadable), Tennessee. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p74)

JOHNSON, Andrew

IL Lt Arty Cogswells Battery. Residence: Leland, La Salle County, Illinois. Born 1842 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 17 Oct 1861 at Leland. Mustered 12 Nov 1861 at Ottawa, Illinois. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran on 17 Sep 1864 at Nashville, Tennessee, and mustered there on 29 Sep 1864. Mustered out 5 Jun 1865 at Montgomery, Alabama. Post war: Received pension of $10 per month, according to records in the State Home at Hot Springs, South Dako ta. Died 15 Feb 1916 at age 68. Buried in Custer, South Dakota, City Cemetery, lot 29, block 15, grave 2. Sources: (ILSA reel 18 p25) (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Custer County) (South Dakota Historical collections, vol XVI, publ 1932, p239)

JOHNSON, Andrew

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Enrolled 9 Oct 1861. Mustered 4 Nov 1861. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 12 Jul 1862. Re-enlisted 5 Feb 1864. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 2 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p137) (MCIW p185)

JOHNSON, Andrew

MN 7th Inf Co E. Residence: Newburg, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born 1844 in Vestre Slidre, Valdres, Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Enrolled 30 Aug 1864. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Wounded. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 16 Aug 1865. Post war: Died 6 Jan 1866 of illness contracted during the war. Buried at Newburg. Sources: (MINN p342) (MCIW p378) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p150) (email, Randy A. Ellestad, Duluth, Minnesota randee@computerpro.com) (Ulvestad, p277) “Ellestad, Andrew Johnson”

JOHNSON, Andrew

From Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Edberg, Alberta, Canada. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Andrew

MN 1st Battalion Inf Co H. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 28 Mar 1865. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service per order 16 May 1865. Sources: (MINN p560) (MCIW p77)

JOHNSON, Andrew

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co I. Residence: Marion, Olmsted County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled 6 Nov 1862. Mustered 1 Dec 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 1 Dec 1863. Sources: (MINN p669) (MCIW p537)

JOHNSON, Andrew

WI 3rd Cav Co L. Civil War: Age 24. Enlisted for three years on 15 Oct 1862 at Fort Scott, Kansas. Private. “He has furnished his own horse and horse equipment from enlistment”. Killed, accidentally shot, on 29 Jul 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 215-16) (Love p1128)

JOHNSON, Andrew

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Stoughton, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Tailor. Age 34. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 19 Apr 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Killed in action at Winchester, Virginia, on 25 May 1862. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p200) (Quiner p 485)

JOHNSON, Andrew

WI 6th Inf Co B. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 40. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8½”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 3 Nov 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Joined Company B on 8 Dec 1864. Took part in the battles of Hatcher’s Run, 6-7 Feb 1865; Gravelly Run, Virginia, 31 Mar 1865 and Five Forks, Virginia, 1 Apr 1865. Wounded in action at Five Forks. In hospital until 16 May 1865. Discharged from the service 14 Jul 1865 at Jeffersonville, Indiana. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 27-13; red book vol 11 p44) (Larsen)

JOHNSON, Andrew

From Hadeland, Norway. Civil War: Private. Was a prisoner of war in Andersonville for 16 months. Post war: Lived in Browntown, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Andrew

WI 13th Inf Co G. Residence: Spring Valley, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 38. Farmer. Unmarried. Gray eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 23 Sep 1861 at Spring Valley. Mustered 17 Oct 1861 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Private. Died of “Asiatic Cholera” on 27 May 1863 at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS red book vol 18, p138) (WLCW p66) (Love p1078)

JOHNSON, Andrew

IA 9th Cav Co F. Age 19. Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enlisted for one year on 21 Oct 1864. Mustered 21 Oct 1864. Private. Mustered out 21 Oct 1865, Little Rock, Arkansas, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ISW-IV p1709)

JOHNSON, Andrew

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Boone County, Illinois. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 10 Oct 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Sergeant. Wagoner with the supply unit. Absent with division supply train 16 Sep 1863. Absent sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, since 28 Nov 1863. Mustered out with Company, Chattanooga, Tennessee, on 20 Dec 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; blue book vol 20 p16) (Buslett p355) (Ulvestad p260) (Ager p292)

JOHNSON, Andrew

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. "Asbjorn Olsen Helle" was born in Valle parish, Setesdal, Norway, on 22 Sep 1837. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 6 Nov 1861 in Dane County. Mustered 8 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Corporal. Seriously wounded in battle at Stone's River, near Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on 30 Dec 1862; and sent to hospital at Nashville, Tennessee. Moved to a hospital at New Albany, Indiana, where he died on 18 Mar 1863 from his wounds. Buried in New Albany Cemetery. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p70) (Quiner p 621) (TAR) (Ulvestad p263) (Buslett p481) (Ager p304) (Gjertveit)

JOHNSON, Andrew

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Sparta, Monroe County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 27 Jan 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1862. Private. Left sick in Mississippi River Island No. 10, 11 Jun 1862. Discharged from the service for disability due to disease at Nashville, Tennessee, 27 Jul 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p116) (Buslett p563) (Ager p310)

JOHNSON, Andrew

IA 7th Inf Co A. Residence: Muscatine, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 30. Enlisted 11 Sep 1862. Mustered 18 Dec 1862. Private. Wounded in his shoulder on 15 May 1864 at Lay’s Ferry, Georgia. Discharged for wounds on 15 May 1865 at Davenport, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-I cd p71)

JOHNSON, Andrew

WI 18th Inf. Residence: Adams, Adams County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 25. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’5½”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 26 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 92-11)

JOHNSON, Andrew

Residence: Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. Wounded in the Battle of Stone's River, Tennessee [31 Dec 1862-2 Jan 1863]. Died in New Albany, Indiana, in 1864, during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Andrew

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Pewaukee, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Brown eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Mar 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 5 Apr 1864 at Madison. Bounty $300, $160 still due at muster out. Private. Joined Company H at Little Rock, Arkansas, on 3 May 1864, from the recruiting depot at Madison. Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-14,19; 131-14; red book vol 32)

JOHNSON, Andrew

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Cambridge, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Andrew

WI 43rd Inf Co H. Residence: Hazel Green, Grant County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 34. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 31 Aug 1864 at Watertown, Grant County. Mustered the same day at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with his company on 24 Jun 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 178-9,13; red book vol 48; blue book 49)

JOHNSON, Andrew

WI 49th Inf Co A. Residence: Blue Mounds, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Blue eyes, light brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 13 Feb 1865 at Madison. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 193-3,19)

JOHNSON, Andrew

WI 49th Inf Co K. Residence: Elkhorn, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 43. Blue eyes, fair hair, fair complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for one year on 11 Feb 1865 at Delavan, Wisconsin. Mustered 15 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On 31 Oct 1865, he was listed as sick in the US Marine Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, since 27 August. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 193-12,13,28)

JOHNSON, Andrew

WI 50th Inf Co H. Residence: Freeman, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, florid complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for one year on 8 Mar 1865 at Boscobel, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33. Private. On Regiment’s 1865 year end report, he is listed as having deserted on 28 Aug 1865 as regiment was moving to Dakota Territory. The same report shows him being discharged from the service for disability from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, on 1 Aug 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-9,17)

JOHNSON, Andrew

WI 4th Cav Co E. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 31 Mar 1864 at Racine, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Apr 1864 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Recruit. Private. Enlistment credited to the town of Wauwatosa, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 223-7)

JOHNSON, Andrew

Civil War: Private. Post war: Died at Sauk Center, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Andrew

IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Glenwood, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 30 Mar 1864. Mustered 28 Apr 1864. Private. Died 18 Sep 1865, Greenville, Louisiana. Buried National Cemetery, New Orleans, Louisiana. Sources: (ISW-II p478)

JOHNSON, Andrew

From Biri, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Martell, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Andrew

WI 8th Inf Co K. Residence: Raymond, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4¼”. Enlisted for three years on 16 Sep 1861 at Racine and mustered 17 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Was in battles at Frederickstown, Missouri, 21 Oct 1861; New Madrid, Missouri, and Mississippi River Island No. 10, during April 1862; Farmington, Mississippi, 9 May 1862; and Corinth, Mississippi, 28 May 1862. Discharged from the service 24 Jan 1863 at Cincinnati, Ohio. Sources: (WHS red book vol 13, p186)

JOHNSON, Andrew C.

MN 12th Inf Co G. Born 1876. Spanish-American War: Post war: Died 1936. Buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Chester, South Dakota, lot 6, block 4, grave 1. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Lake County)

JOHNSON, Andrew E.

WI 28th Inf Co C. Residence: Merton, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 20. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”, slim build. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Mustered 13 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease (“putrid sore throat”) at Helena, Arkansas, on 10 Mar 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 132-5; red book vol 33) (Kennedy, James B. Wisconsin Civil War name index) (Love p 1105)

JOHNSON, Andrew M.

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Born in Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Cabinet maker. Age 37. Married. Brown eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 27 Sep 1861 at Chicago, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 15 Nov 1861. Private. Transferred from Company A to Company C to Company D. Developed arthritis in his left knee and in one ankle, and was discharged from the service for disability at Camp Randall on 31 Jan 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-6,15; red book vol 20 p18, 60) (Buslett p447) (Ulvestad p296) (Ager p301)

JOHNSON, Andrew W.

WI 23rd Inf Co D. Civil War: Enlisted 15 Aug 1862. Sergeant. Discharged 23 Jun 1863. Post war: In 1890, he was living in village of Windom, Cottonwood County, Minnesota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

JOHNSON, Arne

WI 37th Inf Co C. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 30. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’5”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 25 Oct 1864 at Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged 20 Jan 1865. Roster of 28 Feb 1865 shows him “discharged on surgeon’s certificate of disability.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 167, 167-20; red book vol 42) “Johnson, Arve”

JOHNSON, Arne

IA 40th Inf Co C (unsure of company). Civil War: Enlisted 14 May 1864. Private. Discharged 23 Sep 1864. Post war: In 1890, he was living at Lake Crystal, Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

JOHNSON, Aslak

From Voss, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Augustus

IA 1st Inf Co E. Residence: Des Moines County. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 20 Apr 1861. Mustered 14 May 1861. Private. Mustered out 21 Aug 1861. Sources: (ISW-I, cd p44)

JOHNSON, Austeen

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 39. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 16 Dec 1861 at La Crosse. Mustered 20 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick in Iuka, Mississippi, 21 Aug 1862. Died the same day. Buried in Corinth, Mississippi. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p18; blue book vol 20 p16) (Buslett p355) (Ulvestad p296) (Ager p292) (Meeker) (Hedberg) “Johnson, Østen” “Johnson, Austen” “Johnson, Austin” “Johnson, Ansteen”

JOHNSON, Austin

WI 52nd Inf Co D. Residence: Ashippun, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Born in Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Dark eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 24 Mar 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Mar 1865 at Madison. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with his company on 28 Jul 1865 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 200-5,7,18)

JOHNSON, Aven E.

MN 2nd Cav Co A. Residence: Pell, Wabashaw County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 5 Nov 1863. Mustered 5 Dec 1863. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 2 Apr 1866. Sources: (MINN p711)

JOHNSON, Ben

From Bruland, Indviken, Nordfjord, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Bellgrove, Idaho. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Benjamin

IL 53rd Inf Co C. Born 23 Nov 1836 in Haugesson, Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Enlisted 25 Nov 1861. Private. Sustained a bullet wound to his head in the battle of Matamoras on 5 Oct 1862. Discharged 9 Apr 1863 at Boliva, Tennessee. Post war: He was living at Newburg, Fillmore County, Minnesota, in 1890. Later he lived at Mt. Vernon, South Dakota. Married to Cordelia. Died of asthma and infirmities at age 77 in Mt. Vernon. Buried there in the Victor Cemetery, lot 14, grave 10. Sources: (Ulvestad p296) (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Davison County) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

JOHNSON, Bennett

MN 1st Reg Hv Arty Co F. Residence: Guthrie, Minnesota. Born in Roraas, Norway. Civil War: Age 29. Enrolled 28 Jan 1865. Mustered 11 Feb 1865. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Wounded. Discharged from the service with his company, 27 Sep 1865. Post war: He adopted the name Lien. In 1890, he was living in Delavan, Faribault County, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p593) (Ulvestad p307) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) “Lien, Bennet J.” “Johnson, Bernt”

JOHNSON, Berg

MN 2nd Inf Co K. Residence: Spring Creek, Minnesota. Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Drafted. Mustered 27 May 1864. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service from hospital July 1865. Sources: (MINN p113) (MCIW p145)

JOHNSON, Berger

From Voss, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Foston, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Bertel

WI 44th Inf Co C. Residence: Stockton, Portage County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Nekimi, Winnebago County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 34. Married. Blue eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 28 Oct 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 7 Nov 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out with this company on 28 Aug 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Post war: Buried at Amherst, Wisconsin; stone reads “1 Jul 1830 – 18 Dec 1903”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-4; red book vol 49) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) “Johnson, Bartil” “Johnson, Bartell” “Johnson, Bartill”

JOHNSON, Beryn

IL 53rd Inf Co C. Residence: Ottawa, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Nov 1861 at Ottawa. Mustered there on 1 Jan 1862. Private. Discharged from the service on 10 Aug 1862 for disability due to wounds. Sources: (ILSA reel 5 p14)

JOHNSON, Brady

MN 4th Inf Co F. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Drafted. Mustered 18 Mar 1865. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 28 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p204) (MCIW p232)

JOHNSON, Burr

MN 7th Inf Co I. Civil War: Enrolled 1862. Private. Discharged August 1864. Post war: Lived in Mansfield, Grand Forks County, North Dakota. Sources: (WPA North Dakota Historical Data Project)

JOHNSON, C. M.

From Lyngdal at Farsund, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded twice. Post war: Lived in Dwight, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, C. O.

MN Brackett's Cavalry Battalion. Residence: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota. Civil War: Date of Commission 18 Apr 1864. Mustered 19 Apr 1864. Officer. Surgeon. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Resigned 1864. Sources: (MINN p682) (MCIW p585) (Ulvestad p252)

JOHNSON, C. W.

WI 36th Inf Co C. Civil War: Private. Wounded in the skirmish on the New Jerusalem Plank Road, Virginia, 22 Jul 1864. Sources: (Quiner p 830)

JOHNSON, Canute

IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Newark, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 16 Aug 1861 at Newark. Mustered on 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Mustered out 8 Oct 1864 at Springfield, Illinois, due to expiration of his term of service. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 71)

JOHNSON, Carl

IA 38th Inf Co D. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 33. Married. Enlisted 22 Aug 1862. Mustered 27 Sep 1862. Private. Died 16 Aug 1863, at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. Buried in National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri; section 31, grave 54. Sources: (ISW-V p886)

JOHNSON, Carl

Indian War: Private. From Telemarken, Norway. Post war: Lived in Hartland, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Carl

From Hedalen, Valdrs, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in McLeod, Minnesota (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Carl J.

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 39. Married. Enlisted for three years on 5 Nov 1861 at Waterford. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 11 Jun 1862. Discharged from the service for disability at Iuka, Mississippi, 18 Aug 1862. Post war: Buried at Muskego, Wisconsin; stone reads “1824 – 1907”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p 46) (Buslett p418) (Ulvestad p296) (Ager p299) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

JOHNSON, Charles

IA 3rd Cav Co F. Residence: Fairfield, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 26 Aug 1861. Mustered 30 Aug 1861. Private. Re-enlisted and re-mustered on 1 Feb 1864. Mustered out 9 Aug 1865 at Atlanta, Georgia. Sources: (ISWS-IV cd p113)

JOHNSON, Charles

IA 13th Inf Co E. Residence: Christiansberg, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Enlisted 2 Nov 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out 21 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ISW-II cd p79)

JOHNSON, Charles

IA 12th Inf Co E. Residence: Butler Center, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 29 Sep 1861. Mustered 19 Oct 1861. Private. Wounded 6 Apr 1862 at Shiloh, Tennessee. Died of his wounds on 21 Apr 1862 at St. Louis, Missouri. Buried in National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, section 38, grave 84. Sources: (ISW-II cd p71)

JOHNSON, Charles

IL 11th Inf Co K. Residence: La Salle, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Farmer. Unmarried. Hazel eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 9 May 1861 at La Salle, Illinois. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 4 Dec 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi, and mustered there on 20 Dec 1863. Promoted to Sergeant. Mustered out 21 May 1865. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 57,58)

JOHNSON, Charles

WI 7th Inf Co E. Civil War: Private. Wounded during the battles of the Wilderness between 5 May and 10 Jun 1864. Sources: (Quiner p 471)

JOHNSON, Charles

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

JOHNSON, Charles

WI 18th Inf Co F. Civil War: Private. Killed 5 Oct 1864 in the battle of Allatoona, Georgia. Sources: (Quiner p 666)

JOHNSON, Charles

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co M. Residence: Carver County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 29. Date of commission 23 Feb 1865. Captain. Enrolled 27 Feb 1865. Mustered the same day. Commander of M Company. Discharged from the service with his company, 27 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p569,620) (MCIW p637) (Ulvestad p255)

JOHNSON, Charles

MN 4th Inf Co A. Residence: Carver, Carver County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 26. Enrolled 26 Sep 1861. Mustered 4 Oct 1861. Commissioned Second Lieutenant on 30 Sep 1861. Promoted to First Lieutenant, 10 Apr 1862. Resigned 20 Nov 1862. Sources: (MINN p171,175) (MCIW p222) (Ulvestad p257)

JOHNSON, Charles

From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Marshall, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Charles

MN 31st Inf Co K. Civil War: Enlisted March 1865. Private. Discharged August 1865. Post war: Lived at Cooperstown, North Dakota, in 1890. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59)

JOHNSON, Charles

WI 23rd Inf Co I. Residence: Vienna, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born “Karl Johnson Eide” on 13 Oct 1840 at Gulen, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, son of John Olsen Eide and Gjetlaug Olsdatter Fleische. Came to America with his parents and four siblings on “Dorothea”, which sailed from Bergen and reached New York on 5 Jul 1848. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 22. Enlisted for three years on 9 Aug 1862 at Vienna. Mustered 30 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Corporal. Fought at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Discharged from the service for disability at Millikins Bend, Louisiana, on 3 Apr 1863 due to chronic diarrhea. Post war: Married on 12 Jun 1876 to Helena Richolson. Six children. He became Dane County Register of Deeds. They moved in 1885 to Spring Lake Township, Kingsbury County, South Dakota. Died at age 58 on 29 Aug 1899 at Lake Preston, South Dakota. Death due to stomach ulcers. Buried in Lake White Wood Lutheran Cemetery, Denver Township, Kingsbury County, lot 34, grave 16. His older brother, Ole, served with the South. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 114-13; red book vol 28) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Kingsbury County) (Naeseth ’48-395) “Thorsnes, Charles J.”

JOHNSON, Charles A.

IL 20th Inf Co G. Residence: Kankakee, Kankakee County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 25. Farmer. Unmarried. Hazel eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 13 Jun 1861 at Joliet, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged 13 Jun 1864, his term having expired. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 79)

JOHNSON, Charles A.

IL 12th Inf Co I. Residence: Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 22. Shoemaker. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion. 5’5¼”. Enlisted for three years on 24 Jul 1861. Private. Re-enlisted on 1 Jan 1864 at Vale Mills, Tennessee, and mustered on 14 Jan 1864 at Pulaski, Tennessee. Mustered out 10 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 109, 111)

JOHNSON, Charles A.

LA 8th Inf Co B. CSA. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Enlisted 23 Jun 1861 at Camp Moore, Louisiana. Private. Became a prisoner of war. Took the oath of allegiance to the Union on 10 Aug 1862. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)

JOHNSON, Charles A.

IA 13th Inf Co D. Residence: Lancaster, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Enlisted 10 Oct 1861. Mustered 21 Oct 1861. Private. Mustered out 1 Nov 1864, expiration of his term of service. Sources: (ISW-II cd p79)

JOHNSON, Charles G.

MN 9th Inf Co D. Residence: St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 18. Nativity not shown. Enrolled 19 Aug 1862. Mustered 23 Sep 1862. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment. Mustered out 24 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p427) (MCIW p444)

JOHNSON, Charles M.

WI 14th Inf Co C. Residence: Winneconne, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 37. Laborer. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Sep 1861 at Omro, Wisconsin. Mustered 30 Jan 1862 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Was in the battles of Shiloh, Iuka, Corinth, Tuseumbia, Hatch’s, Tallahatchie, Waterford, siege of Vicksburg where he was wounded. Promoted to Corporal. Discharged from the service 26 Jun 1862. Post war: In December 1880 he was granted a pension of $2 a month because of a wound to his left shoulder. Sources: (WHS red book vol 19, p56) (Quiner p 606) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998.)

JOHNSON, Charles O.

IA 25th Inf Co D. Residence: Burlington, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Private. Enlisted 5 Aug 1862. Mustered 12 Sep 1862. Private. Died of disease 25 Apr 1863 on Steamer "Nashville". Buried National Cemetery, Vicksburg, Mississippi; section A, grave 14. Sources: (ISW-III p960)

JOHNSON, Charles S.

IL 34th Inf Co D. Residence: Sublette, Lee County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 32. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years and mustered on 7 Sep 1861 at Camp Butler. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 86)

JOHNSON, Charley

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Tanwar, Washington. Sources: (Ulvestad p296). See Helgeson, Carl.

JOHNSON, Chris

IL 28th Inf Co I Re-organized. Residence: Edgington, Rock Island County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 27. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 28 Feb 1865 at Edgington. Mustered 22 Mar 1865 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Mustered out 28 Feb 1866 at Brownsville, Texas. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel 17 p31)

JOHNSON, Chris M.

US Army Casual Engineers, Co 5. Born 24 Nov 1877 in Norway, son of Michael Johnson. Maried to Lola. Two children. First World War: Age 40. Entered the service on 15 Aug 1918 at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. Private. Died of influenza on 5 Oct 1918 at Camp Upton, New York. Buried in Riverview Cemetery, Centerville, South Dakota, East addition, lot 164, grave 6. Sources: (SDSHS WPA)

JOHNSON, Christ E.

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Post war: Lived in Cass County, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Christ.

WI 15th Inf Co K. Civil War: Private. Wounded in the battle of Pumpkin Vine Creek, near Dallas, Georgia, on 27 May 1864. Sources: (Quiner p 629)

JOHNSON, Christian

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co I. Residence not shown. Born in Hedalen, Valdres, Norway. Civil War: Age 44. Enrolled 11 Feb 1865. Mustered 18 Feb 1865. Corporal. He was a cannoneer. Discharged from the service per order 6 Sep 1865. Post war: Post war: Died in Lester Prairie, Minnesota, in 1902. Sources: (MINN p608) (MCIW p632) (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Christian

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Ridgeway, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Age 42. Married. Enlisted for three years on 8 Jan 1862 in Iowa. Mustered 27 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Absent sick in Bowling Green, Kentucky, since 17 Sep 1862. Absent sick in Nashville, Tennessee, since 9 Dec 1862. Died there of disease at Nashville on 2 Feb 1863. Buried Cemetery, Nashville; section E, grave 594. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-3, 77-8; red book vol 20 p18; blue book vol 20 p16) (Buslett p355) (Ulvestad p296) (Ager p292) (DGA)

JOHNSON, Christian

IL 7th Cav Co L. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Miller. Age 22. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for one year on 16 Jan 1865 at Chicago and mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 4 Nov 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (ILSA reel 14 p68)

JOHNSON, Christian

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co G. Residence: Watertown, Minnesota. Born 1822 in Norway. Civil War: Age 44. Enrolled 6 Feb 1865. Mustered 14 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 27 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p599) (MCIW p628) (South Dakota Historical collections, vol XVI, publ 1932, p257)

JOHNSON, Christian

WI 34th Inf Co A. Residence: Merton, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Enlisted for nine months on 17 Nov 1862 at Waukesha, Wisconsin. Mustered 5 Dec 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal in March 1863. Mustered out 8 Sep 1863 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 155-3; red book vol 39)

JOHNSON, Christian

WI 46th Inf Co A. Residence: Argyle, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Farmer. Age 32. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 13 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. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-2,17; red book vol 51)

JOHNSON, Christian

WI Hv Arty 1st Reg Co H. Residence: Clayton, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born “Christian Johanneson Olterudøgarden” on 16 Mar 1823 in Østre Toten, Oppland, Norway. Came to America with his two brothers, Peder and Johannes, and their mother, Berthe Hendriksdatter Nygaardsæter. They traveled on “Tricolor”, which sailed from Christiania and reached New York on 25 Jul 1846. Married on 17 Jun 1848 at Neenah, Wisconsin, to Pernille Christophersdatter. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 42. Blue eyes, light hair, ruddy complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 31 Aug 1864 at Green Bay, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Enlistment credited to Clayton, Winnebago County. Mustered out with his company on 26 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Died 1 May 1888 and is buried in Grace Lutheran church cemetery in Winchester, Winnebago County. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 245-9; red book vol 6) (Naeseth ’46-582) (“Civil War Veterans of Winnebago County, Wisconsin” by David A. Langkau) (Karen Christianson, Larson, Wisconsin, karen_cademartori@yahoo.com) Brother of Peter Johnson WI 49th Inf. Norse farm name may be “Otlerudødegaard”

JOHNSON, Christian

IL 42nd Inf Co I. Residence: Blackburg (looks like), Kane County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 33. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 24 Aug 1861 at Chicago. Mustered the same day at Camp Douglas. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran on 1 Jan 1864 at Stone’s Mills, Tennessee. Mustered 16 Feb 1864 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Mustered out 16 Dec 1865 at Point (unreadable), Texas. Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p95,96)

JOHNSON, Christian

From Smedsrud, Gran, Hadeland. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Argyle, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Christian M.

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 49. Married. Enlisted for three years on 24 Oct 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 27 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Detached to guard the provision stores at Camp Ethridge since 23 Jun 1862. Left behind in Iuka, Mississippi, 21 Aug 1862, because of illness. Wounded, a gunshot “through his right lung and right arm”, and taken prisoner at the battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863. Mustered out with Company, at Chattanooga, Tennessee, on 20 Dec 1864. Post war: He moved to Dwight, Richland County, Dakota Territory, in October 1880 and became a farmer and a merchant. In October 1867 he was granted a pension of $2 a month because of a wound to his thorax. Died at Dwight, in 1911. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p18; blue book vol 20 p16) (Quiner p 625) (Buslett p356) (Ulvestad p296) (Ager p292) (1885 Census, Dakota Territory) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 living in Dakota Territory”, publ. 1996, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59)

JOHNSON, Christopher

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co L. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 11 Feb 1865. Mustered 18 Feb 1865. Private. Died 14 (or 18) Jul 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (MINN p616) (MCIW p636)

JOHNSON, Christopher

MN Lt Arty 2nd Battery. Residence: Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 13 Mar 1862. Muster not shown. Private. Re-enlisted 21 Mar 1864. Discharged from the service with the battery, 16 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p794) (MCIW p667) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p154)

JOHNSON, Christopher

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born in Sogn, Norway, in 1818. Married to Kari Prfestegaard. Came to America in 1856. In 1860, they moved to Minnesota. Civil War: Age 40. Married. Enlisted for three years on 26 Nov 1861 in Freeborn County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Sick in Bardstown, Kentucky, in July 1862; in Nashville, Tennessee, in December 1862; and in Knoxville, Tennessee, in February 1864. Wounded at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Sick in July 1864. Served three years and four months. Mustered out with K Company at Chattanooga, Tennessee, on 10 Feb 1865. Post war: Christopher Johnson of Albert Lea, Freeborn County, in February, 1882, was granted a pension of $2 a month because of injury to his right hand. Died in Freeborn County, in June, 1890. Buried in North Freeborn Lutheran Cemetery. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p146) (Pension List 1882-3; Vol 4 p544) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota) (FCHS) (Buslett p630) (Ulvestad p296) (Ager p318) (Hedberg)

JOHNSON, Christopher

WI 34th Inf Co B. Residence: Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 24. Married. Drafted 10 Nov 1862 at Dodgeville. Enrolled in militia for a term of nine months on 21 Nov 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered at Madison on 2 Dec 1862. Private. “Deserted on the march from Milwaukee to Chicago, 31 Jan 1863,” report of 23 Feb 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 155-2,3,4,8; red book vol 39)

JOHNSON, Christopher

TX 46th Cav Co B. CSA. Born “Christopher Jensen Oddersland” on 5 Apr 1840 at Tromoy, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for one year on 8 Mar 1862 at Stephensville. Private. Reenlisted for the war on 20 Dec 1862 at Camp Salmon. Promoted to Sergeant sometime between Jul 1863 and Oct 1864. Sick in Brenham hospital on 4 Nov 1864. Absent with leave 10 Dec 1864; did not return and was listed as a deseerter on 19 Mar 1865, when the unit was near Bastrop. Post war: Died 12 Apr 1915 at Norse, Bosque County, Texas. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)

JOHNSON, Christopher E.

IL 153rd Inf Co B. Age 25. Residence: Capron, Boone County, Illinois. Born 22 Sep 1840 in Sogn, Arnefjord, Norway. Came to America in July 1861 with his parents, Mr and Mrs Johan Johannesen. They traveled on a sailing ship. The ship’s water became contaminated and several people died, including two of Christopher’s sisters. Civil War: Enlisted in 1865. Private. Sick from rheumatism, typhoid fever and malaria. Discharged from the service at Memphis, Tennessee. Post war: In 1868 came to Calmar, Winneshiek County, Iowa, and acquired a farm. Married in June 1873 to Julia Thorson. They had ten children. Died 27 Mar 1934. Buried at Phelps Cemetery, Decorah, Iowa. Sources: (DGA Newspaper [Possibly Dubuque Telegraph Herald] story, Decorah dateline, 21 Sep 1930, honoring Mr. Johnson on celebrating his 90th birthday.) (VGC cemetery file) (“History of Freeborn County”, publ. 1911

JOHNSON, Claude Lewis

MN Inf. Residence: Hayfield, Minnesota. Private. Born in Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Suffered from rheumatism after the war and was confined to wheelchair. Buried in Forest City, Iowa. Sources: (Ardith Halvorsen, Forest City, Iowa.) “Suby, Leiuf”

JOHNSON, David

MN 1st Inf Co B. Residence: Washington County, Minnesota. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 22. Enrolled 29 Apr 1861. Mustered the same day. Private. Wounded in the battle at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania [1-3 Jul 1863]. Discharged from the service for disability 27 Sep 1863. Sources: (MINN p25) (MCIW p52) (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, David O.

US Army 1st Engineers. Born 10 Aug 1887 in Sweden, son of Nels and Mary Johnson. First World War: Age 29. Enrolled in 1916 in Washington state. Private. Died while still in the army of pneumonia at age 47 on 30 Nov 1934 at Bremmerton, Washington. He is buried in the Dalesburg Lutheran Cemetery, Pleasant Valley Township, Dalesburg, South Dakota. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Clay County)

JOHNSON, Dean

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Nelson County, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Ed

WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Farmer. Enrolled and mustered at La Crosse, Wisconsin, as a substitute for John Hoffman. Enrollment credited to Jefferson, Monroe County. Private. Discharged from the service 3 Jun 1865 at New York City. (Discharge dated 3 May 1865). Sources: (WHS red book vol 30)

JOHNSON, Ed

WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Ettrick, Wisconsin. Born at Hardanger, Norway. Civil War: Age 32. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 6’. Drafted. Enrolled for one year and mustered at La Crosse, Wisconsin, 21 Sep 1864. Private. “Joined the company at Camp Symina Ga and was present till we reached South Ecliste River S C. From there he was taken sick and was sent to hospital and has been absent since that time in hospital.” Post war: Lived at Hegg, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS red book vol 30) (Ulvestad p293) “Instenes, Ed. Johnson”

JOHNSON, Eddie

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived at Grafton, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Edmund

WI 26th Inf Co I. Residence: Port Washington, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. Born “Ommund Olsen Bjelland” on 9 Aug 1843 in Herefoss, Aust Agder, Norway, son of Ole Nielsen Bjelland. Came to America at age three, with his parents and two siblings. They arrived on the ship “Isette” at New Orleans on 11 Jan 1847 from Havre, France. Passengers had left Grimstad, Norway on 17 Sep 1846 on the ship “Louise Caroline”, bound for Ramsgate, England, and Havre. Civil War: Age 18½. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, sandy hair, healthy complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Aug 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 17 Sep 1862. Private. Was in the fighting at Chancellorsville, Virginia, 2 May 1863. Taken prisoner on 1 Jul 1863. Rejoined the regiment on 18 Nov 1863. Took part in the Knoxville, Tennessee, campaign; the Atlanta, Georgia, campaign. Was wounded 15 May 1864 in the battle at Resaca, Georgia. Wounded again on 27 Jul 1864 in the battle of Peach Tree Creek. Sent to post hospital in Milwaukee. Post war: In Oct 1867, he moved to Lake Andrew Township, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota. Became a farmer. Married 19 Dec 1872 to Karen Larsdatter Slattum. Five children. In December 1881, while living in Norway Lake, Kandiyohi County, he was granted a pension of $6 a month because of a shell-caused contusion of his spine and for chronic diarrhea. Later moved to Silverton, Oregon. Died there on 31 Dec 1926 and was buried in St. Johns Lutheran Cemetery in Silverton. Sources: (WHS red book vol 31) (Quiner p 757) (Naeseth ’47-500) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota) “Olson, Edmund”

JOHNSON, Edward

MN Hv Arty Co G. Civil War: Private. Post war: A veteran by this name, living in Sioux Falls, Dakota Territory, in October 1880 was granted a pension of $8 a month because of disability of his eyes. Buried in Elk Point, South Dakota, Cemetery, second addition, block 3, lot 19, grave 3. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Union County) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Dakota Territory)”, publ. 1996, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota

JOHNSON, Edward

IL 65th Inf Co F. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 17. Dark eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Private. Deserted 23 Sep 1863 at Camp Douglas, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 6 p30)

JOHNSON, Edward

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Boone County, Illinois. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 3 Jan 1862 in Boone County. Mustered 8 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease in Nashville, Tennessee, 2 Dec 1862. Buried in the Nashville National Cemetery. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-3, 77-8; red book vol 20 p18; blue book vol 20 p16) (Buslett p356) (Ulvestad p296) (Ager p292) “Johnson, Edvard”

JOHNSON, Edward

IA 4th Cav Co I. Residence: Winterset, Iowa. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 31. Enlisted 10 Oct 1861 as a Corporal. Mustered 5 Dec 1861. Transferred to Invalid Corps on 5 Mar 1864. Mustered out 5 Dec 1864 at Washington, DC. Sources: (ISW-IV cd p104)

JOHNSON, Edward L.

MN 7th Inf Co K. Born in Connecticut. Civil War: Age 28. Enrolled 19 Aug 1862. Mustered 24 Sep 1862. Private. Promoted to Sergeant 9 Mar 1863. Died 26 Jul 1864 at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (MINN p359) (MCIW p385) (Ulvestad p260)

JOHNSON, Eli

WI 8th Inf Co E. Residence: Dunn, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born 23 Dec 1843 in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 19 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Was in the battles Fredericktown; New Madrid, Missouri; Mississippi River Island No. 10; and the siege of Corinth, Mississippi. Discharged from the service for disability at Madison, Wisconsin, on 3 Jul 1862. Post war: Died 23 Jan 1901. Buried in McFarland, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS red book vol 13 p88) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

JOHNSON, Elias

WI 42nd Inf Co A. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born “Elias Johnsen Indlæggen” in 1842 at Gausdal, Oppland, Norway. He came to America in 1857. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. 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. Post war: He was married on 2 Sep 1874 to Anne Karine Eriksdatter Gulset (1847-1929). Four children. Lived in Iola, Wisconsin. From 1874 until 1900, he was a storekeeper in Scandinavia. Buried at Iola; stone reads “1843 – 1914”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-2,14; red book vol 47) (Ulvestad p296) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-2181) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

JOHNSON, Ellef

WI 22nd Inf Co G. Came from Sigdal, Norway, to America with his wife, Anna, in 1848. Civil War: Age 36 (?). Private. Sources: (FLOM p303 & note) “Johnson, Alef”

JOHNSON, Ellef

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co H. Residence: Guthrie, Faribault County, Minnesota. Born in Roraas, Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enrolled 14 Nov 1862. Mustered 5 Dec 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 24 Nov 1863. A year later, on 4 Oct 1864, he enlisted again, this time in MN 1st Reg Hv Arty Co D. Private. Discharged with his company on 27 Sep 1865. Post war: He adopted the name Lien. In 1890, he was living in Delavan, Faribault County, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p583, 664) (MCIW p536) (Ulvestad p307) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) “Lien, Ellef J.”

JOHNSON, Elling

From Vik, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Waseca, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Elling

WI 25th Inf Unassigned. Civil War: Age 31. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6¾”. Drafted from Deerfield, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enrolled for one year on 19 Sep 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Private. Deserted 5 Oct 1864. Surrendered himself on 8 Jun 1865. Service commencement from 8 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-14)

JOHNSON, Elling

MN 11th Inf Co H. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled 13 Aug 1864. Mustered the same day. Corporal. Reduced to Private at his own request. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 26 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p522) (Ulvestad p263) (MCIW p502)

JOHNSON, Engebret

See JOHNSON, Ingebrigt

JOHNSON, Engel

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Leads, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Tysnæs prestegjeld, Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 24 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Drummer. “Never reported sick or absent.” Mustered out with Company B on 2 Dec 1864 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Post war: In 1892, he was living at Sherman, Lincoln County, Washington. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 32) (Buslett p385) (Ulvestad p296) (RWV p809)

JOHNSON, Ephraim

WI 27th Inf Co D. Residence: Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 37. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 19 Sep 1864 at Manitowoc. Mustered 7 Oct 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Recruit. Joined the company from recruiting depot on 8 Nov 1864. Bounty $100, $33.33 still due at muster out. Private. Mustered out with company on 14 Jul 1865 at Clarksville, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-14, 130-6, 131-10; red book vol 32)

JOHNSON, Erick

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 36. Mustered 31 May 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 2 Sep 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Harmony, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p139) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

JOHNSON, Erick

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. Private. Post war: Lived in Nicollet County, Minnesota. Sources: (MCIW p807) (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Erick

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Grundy County, Illinois. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Erick

From Aardal prestegjeld, Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived in Creston, Illinois. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Erick

From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Clarks Grove, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Erick

From Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Dunn County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Erick C.

MN 10th Inf Co E. Residence: Bath Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Came with parents from Wisconsin to Minnesota in 1859. Civil War: Age 19. Enrolled for three years on 13 Aug 1862. Mustered 13 Oct 1862 at Fort Snelling. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 19 Aug 1865. Post war: Married in 1869 to Mary Hansen. Five children. Died 8 Oct 1931. Buried in North Freeborn Lutheran Cemetery. He was son of Civil War soldier Christopher Johnson who served in Company K of the Wisconsin 15th Infantry. Sources: (MINN p475) (FCHS - Albert Lea GAR records)

JOHNSON, Erick H.

IL 132nd Inf Co H. Civil War: Enlisted 28 May 1864. Private. Discharged from the service 17 Oct 1864. Post war: 1890 Veterans and Widows Census lists him living in Solem Township, Douglas County, Minnesota. Buried in First Lutheran Church Cemetery, Kensington, Minnesota. Sources: (DCHS 1890 Veterans card file) (Lake Oscar News column in Alexandria, Minnesota, Post News, 6 Oct 1903, p 3 col 3) (KJR).

JOHNSON, Erick M.

From Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Malta, Illinois. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Erik M.

IL 36th Inf Co A. Residence: Saratoga, Illinois. Born in Norway. Married Tena Michaelsdatter. Thirteen children. Civil War: Farmer. Age 36. Gray eyes, fair hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 1 Oct 1864 at Joliet, Illinois. Mustered there the same day. Private. Injured during the war. Mustered out 8 Oct 1865 at New Orleans, Louisiana. Post war: Died 12 Dec 1893. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 50) (“1918 History of Clark Co WI”. Rootsweb, Janet. jrschwarze@juno.com) (Kristen Cullen krcullen@hotmail.com) (“Johnson, Erick” “Johansen, Erik M.”

JOHNSON, Erland

WI 17th Inf Co C. Born in Norway. Came to America in 1857, settling in Coon Valley, Wisconsin. Civil War: Farmer. Age 32. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 6’. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 21 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service 2 Jun 1865. Post war: Married Thora. Moved to Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-14; red book vol 22, p52) (Rootsweb. Rita Zentner dougz@telusplanet.net)

JOHNSON, Eugene

Civil War: Private. Post war: Buried at Forest Hill, Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

JOHNSON, Evan

WI 53rd Inf Co B. Residence: Jackson, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 17 Mar 1865 at La Crosse. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out 29 Jul 1865 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 201-2,6,11)

JOHNSON, Even

From Biri, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Rockland, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Even

WI 44th Inf Co C. Residence: Amherst, Portage County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Nekimi, Winnebago County. Born in Norway. Civil War: A Sailor. Age 35. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 28 Oct 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 7 Nov 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Assigned as Regimental Carpenter during April and May 1865. Mustered out with this company on 28 Aug 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-4,12; red book vol 49; blue book)

JOHNSON, Even

MN 11th Inf Co K. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 37. Enrolled 31 Aug 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 26 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p528) (MCIW p505)

JOHNSON, Even

WI 46th Inf Co K. Residence: Sparta, Monroe County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Holland, La Crosse County. Born in Berry, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 32. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 13 Feb 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with this company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Died at age 72 on 21 Nov 1905 at Alexandria, South Dakota, and is buried in Green Hill Cemetery there, lot 3, block 54, grave E. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-11; red book vol 51) (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Hanson County)

JOHNSON, Even

IA 46th Inf Co F. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted for 100 days 14 May 1864. Mustered 10 Jun 1864. Private. Mustered out 23 Sep 1864, Davenport, Iowa, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ISW-V p1414)

JOHNSON, Even

Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Ever M.

MN Lt Arty 2nd Battery. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 2 Sep 1864. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service with the battery, 16 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p797) (MCIW p667)

JOHNSON, Ever M.

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co A. Residence: Spring Grove, Houston County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enrolled 27 Sep 1862. Mustered 9 Oct 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 20 Oct 1863. Sources: (MINN p637) (MCIW p526)

JOHNSON, Foster

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co D. Residence: Spring Grove, Houston County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Enrolled 1 Oct 1864. Mustered 13 Oct 1864. Private. Discharged from the service 26 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p583)

JOHNSON, Frank

IA 33rd Inf Co H. Residence: Des Moines, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 24. Enlisted 13 Feb 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Died of disease 11 Jan 1865 at Keokuk, Iowa. Buried in Oakland Cemetery at Keokuk. Sources: (ISW-V cd p62)

JOHNSON, Frank

IA 1st Inf Co E. Residence: Des Moines County. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Enlisted 20 Apr 1861. Mustered 14 May 1862. Private. Mustered out 21 Aug 1861. Sources: (ISW-I, cd p44)

JOHNSON, Frank A.

IL 33rd Inf Co H. Residence: Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 17. Painter. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Feb 1864 at Galesburg and mustered on 2 Apr 1864 at Springfield, Illinois. Private. Recruit transferred here from IL 72nd Inf on 17 Jul 1865. Mustered out 24 Nov 1865 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 49)

JOHNSON, Frank A.

From Sogndal, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Wounded. Died in Canton, China. Sources: (Ulvestad p263)

JOHNSON, Frank A.

IL 13th Inf Co G. Residence: Lyndon, Whiteside County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 19. Farmer. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 24 May 1861 at Dixon, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Killed in the battle of Chickasaw Bayou, Mississippi, 29 Dec 1862. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 27)

JOHNSON, Frank C.

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for three years on 27 May 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Corporal. Re-enlisted as a Veteran on 21 Dec 1863. Sergeant. Died 26 May 1864 of wounds received the day before at Dallas, Georgia. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p192) (Quiner p 493

JOHNSON, Fredrick

IL 156th Inf Co I. Civil War: Enlisted 25 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged 27 Sep 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Lake Crystal, Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

JOHNSON, G. A.

WI 4th Inf Co K. Civil War: Sergeant. Wounded in the assault on Port Hudson, Louisiana, on 14 Jun 1863. Sources: (Quiner p 506)

JOHNSON, G. H.

IL 1st Arty Co M. Born in Norway. Civil War: Entered service 29 Feb 1863. Private. Discharged 24 Jul 1865. Sources: (South Dakota Historical collections, vol XVI, publ 1932, p267)

JOHNSON, Gabriel

See JENSEN, Gabriel

JOHNSON, George

WI 6th Inf Co E. Civil War: Private. Wounded in the Second Battle of Bull Run, 28 or 30 Aug 1862. Sources: (Quiner p 449)

JOHNSON, George

IL 48th Inf Co D. Residence: Nashville, Washington County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Re-enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Scottsboro, Alabama. Mustered there on 19 Jan 1864. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Mustered out on 16 Aug 1865 at Little Rock, Arkansas. Sources: (ILSA reel 5 p66)

JOHNSON, George

MN 10th Inf Co D. Residence: Holden, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Valders, Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled 22 Aug 1862. Mustered 9 Oct 1862. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 19 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p471) (MCIW p478) (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, George

WI 8th Inf Co B. Civil War: Wounded in the Battle of Nashville, Tennessee, on 15 or 16 Dec 1864. Sources: (Quiner p 537)

JOHNSON, George

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born “Guttorm Johnson Hovden” in Krodsherad, Norway, 29 Apr 1831. Sometime following the deaths of his parents, he and an older brother came to America in 1852 and they settled at Long Prairie, Illinois. Civil War: Age 25. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 28 Sep 1861 at Beloit and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Assigned as Sergeant. Promoted to First Sergeant on 17 Jun 1863. On 28 Aug 1863, he was given a 30-day furlough from Mississippi River Island No. 10, and he traveled to Beloit, where he was reported sick on 1 Sep 1863. Mustered out 13 Jan 1865. Commissioned Second Lieutenant 25 Feb 1867, retroactive to 1 Oct 1862. He said that he was named Sergeant on his arrival in Camp Randall. He also said he received his officer’s appointment in 1863, but was not given a commission at that time. He said he commanded Company G for 18 months, but was never paid for this. Post war: After the war, he took back his baptismal name, Guttorm, and his Norway farm name, Hovden. He became a well-to-do farmer in Ridgeway, Winneshiek County, Iowa, owning 400 acres. Married Ragne Snersrud. Ten children. He died 30 Jan 1902 of blood poisoning resulting from a sliver in a finger. Buried in Madison Churchyard near Ridgeway. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p98) (Buslett p525 photo) (DGA) (Ulvestad p296) (Ager p271 photo) (Gjertveit) (KJR) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) “Hovden, Guttorm”

JOHNSON, George

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: New Centreville, St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 31. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 11 Nov 1861 at New Centreville and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Private. Was with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 28 Nov 1863. Killed, shot through his chest, in the battle of Resaca, Georgia, 14 May 1864. Buried in Chattanooga National Cemetery; section L, grave 287. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p102) (Quiner p 628) (Buslett p535) (Ulvestad p296) (Ager p312)

JOHNSON, George

WI 19th Inf Co C. Civil War: Private. Wounded in the fight near Fort Darling, Virginia, 12 May 1864. Sources: (Quiner p 672)

JOHNSON, George

WI 36th Inf Co G. Residence: Osceola, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 37. Married. Hazel eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Feb 1864 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Mar 1864 at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 1 Mar 1865. Mustered out with his company. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 162-9; red book vol 41)

JOHNSON, George

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Lakefield, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, George

WI 53rd Inf Co A. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 37. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 13 Mar 1865 at La Crosse. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out 7 Oct 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 201-2,6,10)

JOHNSON, George

WI 20th Inf Co G. Residence: Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Married. Hazel eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Mustered 18 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Killed in the battle of Prairie Grove, Arkansas, on 7 Dec 1862. He had received $25 of his bounty, according to Johnson’s final statement signed by Company Commander E. G. Miller. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 101-9,18; red book vol 25) (Love p1090) (Quiner p 679) (Kennedy, James B. Wisconsin Civil War name index)

JOHNSON, George K.

WI 22nd Inf Co E. Residence: Fulton, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in 1844 at Madison, Indiana (sic). Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 18. Black eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Aug 1862 at Fulton. Bounty paid $25. Mustered 1 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps on 15 Mar 1865. Received a hernia due to lifting timbers to build breastworks in the Atlanta campaign. Post war: Died 1921. Buried in Riverside cemetery, Stoughton, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 111-7,14; red book vol 27) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

JOHNSON, George M.

IL 36th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Light eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 8 Aug 1861 at Elgin, Illinois. Mustered 23 Sep 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Killed in the Battle of Stone’s River, 31 Dec 1862. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 47)

JOHNSON, George R.

WI 4th Cav Co B. Civil War: Age 16. Enlisted for three years on 30 Dec 1863 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 9 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Harmony, Rock County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 223-4)

JOHNSON, George W.

PA 132nd Inf Co K. Civil War: Enlisted 9 Aug 1862. Corporal. Discharged 24 May 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Delavan, Faribault County, Minnesota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

JOHNSON, George W.

WI 23rd Inf Co K. Residence: Sumpter, near Prairie du Sac, Sauk County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Married. Age 25. Enlisted for three years on 13 Aug 1862 at Prairie du Sac. Mustered 30 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Sergeant. Wounded in his left thigh and captured by the enemy at Carrioncrow Bayou, Louisiana, on 3 Nov 1863. Exchanged the next day. Mustered out 4 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 114-13; red book vol 28)

JOHNSON, Gilbert

WI 22nd Inf Co I. Residence: Clinton, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Clinton. Mustered 1 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Corporal. Went to a hospital sick on 17 Jun 1864. Remained there until time of discharge. Discharged from the service 31 Oct 1864 [Unsure that this date refers to discharge.] Sources: (WHS red book vol 27)

JOHNSON, Gilbert

WI 5th Inf Co I. Residence: Wiota, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for one year on 1 Sep 1864 at Wiota. Mustered 12 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Recruit. Promoted to Corporal. Mustered out 20 Jun 1865. Post war: In 1907, he was living in Madison. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 19; 26-1; red book vol 10b p306) (Ulvestad p263)

JOHNSON, Gilbert

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Cambridge, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Wagoner. Age 26. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Apr 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted as a veteran 21 Dec 1863. Promoted to Corporal. Mustered out 18 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p200)

JOHNSON, Gilbert

WI 29th Inf Co I. Residence: Ashippun, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 31. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Hartford, Wisconsin. Mustered 27 Sep 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 22 Jun 1865 at Shreveport, Louisiana. Sources: (WHS red book vol 34)

JOHNSON, Gilbert

IN 3rd Cav Co A. Civil War: Enrolled 18 Jul 1861. Private. Discharged for disability on 8 Sep 1861. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Mandan, Morton County, North Dakota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59)

JOHNSON, Gilbert L.

WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Sparta, Monroe County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Feb 1864. Died there on 25 Apr 1864. Sources: (WHS red book vol 30)

JOHNSON, Gjert

See JORGENSEN, Gjert

JOHNSON, Gulbrand

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: York, Green County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 27 Oct 1861 in Green County. Mustered 8 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick in hospital at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 11 Jun 1862. Died of disease at Cairo, Illinois, on 3 Oct 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-7, 77-8; red book vol 20 p74) (TAR) (Buslett p481) (Ulvestad p296) (Ager p304) "Johnson, Guldbrand"

JOHNSON, Gulick

From Sætersdalen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Gjerpen, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, in 1885. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Gulick

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Walsh County, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Gulick

WI 11th Inf Co G. Residence: Deerfield, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Farmer. Unmarried. Gray eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Sep 1861 in Dane County. Mustered 10 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at Indianola, Texas. Re-mustered 13 Feb 1864 at Indianola. Promoted to Corporal on 1 Aug 1864. Took part in battles at Cook, Arkansas; Vicksburg, Mississippi; Spanish Fort and Blakely, Alabama. Sources: (WHS red book vol 16 p140)

JOHNSON, Gulick

WI 28th Inf Co K. Residence: La Prairie, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’3”, medium build. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at La Prairie. Mustered 14 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps on 16 Mar 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 132-12,14; red book vol 33)

JOHNSON, Gulik

See BU, Gullick Johnson

JOHNSON, Gunder

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Eleva, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Gunder

From Gaarden Furvold in Gjerpen at Skien, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Lamberton, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Gunder

WI 3rd Inf Co B. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’4”. Enrolled for one year on 13 Jan 1865 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Substitute for Henry Hallmacks, Moselle, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out at Louisville, Kentucky, 18 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 12-3; red book vol 9 p42)

JOHNSON, Gunder O.

WI 5th Inf Co D. Residence: Stevens Point, Portage County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’ 4 ½”. Enlisted 29 Aug 1864 at Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Mustered 9 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Enlistment bounty paid $133.33. Private. Re-assigned to WI 5th Inf Re-organized Co D. Mustered out 20 Jun 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Lamberton, Redwood County, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 19; red book vol 10b p238) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

JOHNSON, Gunner

WI 34th Inf Co A. Residence: Douglas, Marquette County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 27. Enlisted for nine months on 18 Nov 1862 at Montello, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Dec 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. “Procured Substitute Wm. Steinhauer, who enlisted in the 31st Wis. Inf 9 Dec 1862”. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 155-3; red book vol 39)

JOHNSON, Gustavus

IA 6th Inf Co I. Residence: Burlington, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 10 Sep 1861. Mustered the same day. Killed in action on 6 Apr 1862 at Shiloh, Tennessee. Sources: (ISW-I cd p65)

JOHNSON, H.

MN From Gudbrandsdalen, Norway. Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The St. Peter Frontier Guards on duty at New Ulm, Minnesota, during the Indian War, from 19 Aug 1862 to 26 Aug 1862. Part of this company was in the first battle of New Ulm, and all of it was in the second battle of New Ulm. Private. Post war: Lived in Waseca County, Minnesota. Sources: (MCIW p755) (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, H. E.

From Tinn, Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Douglas County, Minnesota. [A man named Hans Johnson died 19 Sep 1899.] Sources: (Ulvestad p297) (Douglas County Death Index, p 250)

JOHNSON, H. W.

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Dunn County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, Haaken E.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Buried at East Koshkonong, Wisconsin; stone reads “21 Oct 1835 – 21 Sep 1911”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

JOHNSON, Hakum

IL 17th Inf Co D. Residence: Galva, Henry County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Unmarried. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 25 May 1861 at Peoria, Illinois. Mustered there the same day. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 16)

JOHNSON, Haldor

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Story County, Iowa. Dead (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Halver

WI 17th Inf. Residence: Coon, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’5”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 21 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Transferred to the Wisconsin 25th Infantry. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-13)

JOHNSON, Halvor

WI 47th Inf Co A. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born 24 Jun 1833 in Norway. Came to America in 1853 and to Winnebago County. Married to Anna Olson on 30 Dec 1856. Civil War: Farmer. Age 31. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 10 Feb 1865 at Dale, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Madison, Dane County. Mustered 21 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out 4 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Nine children. Halvor died 22 Mar 1926 and is buried beside his wife in Grace Lutheran Cemetery at Winchester. Two brothers, John and Ole, also served in the WI 47th. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-2; red book vol 52) (“Civil War Veterans of Winnebago County, Wisconsin” by David A. Langkau) (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, publ. 2002 p 4-14)

JOHNSON, Halvor

WI 25th Inf Unassigned. Residence: Coon, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 21 Sep 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Transferred from the Wisconsin 17th Infantry. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 87-13,14; 121-13)

JOHNSON, Halvor

IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born 12 Aug 1836 in Norway. Came to the US to Racine County, Wisconsin, in 1836. Went to Winneshiek County, Iowa, in 1854 and to Fillmore County, Minnesota, in 1856. Civil War: Enlisted in fall of 1861. Post war: Married 27 Nov 1872 to Anna Running. Three children. In 1874, they moved to Evansville Township, Douglas County, Minnesota. He died 14 Oct 1916 and was buried in the Lutheran churchyard in Evansville. Sources: (Obituary, Park Region Echo, Alexandria, Minnesota, 24 Oct 1916, p 8 col 2) (Winneshiek County Marriage Records)

JOHNSON, Halvor

From Solor, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Jackson County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, Halvor

From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Died in Wadena, Wisconsin, in 1879. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, Halvor

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Winchester, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p296)

JOHNSON, Halvor

See JOHNSON, Harvey

JOHNSON, Halvor

WI 42nd Inf Co E Residence: Clifton, Monroe County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Lisbon, Waukesha County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Farmer. Unmarried. Brown eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’10½”. Enlisted for one year on 30 Aug 1864 at Clifton. Mustered 2 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-14; red book vol 47)

JOHNSON, Halvor E.

See BUSNESS, Halvor E. Johnson

JOHNSON, Halvor E.

Born in Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Evansville, Douglas County, Minnesota. Had three children. Died 14 Oct 1916. Sources: (DCHS 1890 Veterans Census card file) (Douglas County Death Index, p 249) “Johnson, Holvor”

JOHNSON, Hans

WI 50th Inf Co H. Residence: Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Mar 1865 at Boscobel, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-9)

JOHNSON, Hans

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born 3 Apr 1836, in Holden, Norway, a son of Anders Jensen Skipnæs and Aaste Bjørnsdatter Killinghoven. Immigrated as H. Jonson, age 8, on board the Salvator, which arrived in New York from Porsgrunn, Telemark, on 6 Jul 1844 after a voyage of 59 days. Civil War: Age 25. Unmarried. Enrolled 8 Oct 1861. Mustered 4 Nov 1861. Sergeant. Commissioned and served as Second Lieutenant. Died 5 Jul 1862 at Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Sources: (MINN p136) (MCIW p185, 687) (Ulvestad p257, 261) (Naeseth ’44-324) “Skibsnaes, Hans Andersen” “Skipnes, Hans”

JOHNSON, Hans

IA 27th Inf Co I. Residence: Rossville, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 5 Sep 1862. Private. Promoted Corporal, 10 Mar 1864. Wounded severely and taken prisoner 9 Apr 1864, Pleasant Hill, Louisiana. Exchanged. Discharged from the service for wounds, 16 Jun 1865 at Montgomery, Alabama. Sources: (ISW-III p1174)

JOHNSON, Hans

IA 5th Cav Co I. Residence: Jackson County. Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 31. Enlisted 23 Oct 1861 as Corporal. Mustered 1 Nov 1861. Transferred to Minnesota 25 Feb 1864. Sources: (ISW-IV p931)

JOHNSON, Hans

MN 3rd Inf. Civil War: Private. Sources: ("John A. Johnson, An Uncommon American" by Agnes M. Larson, Publ. by NAHA, Northfield, Minnesota 1969)

JOHNSON, Hans

From Ostlandet, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died in the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, Hans

From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died at Gjerpen, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, Hans

Civil War: Sergeant. Post war: Died in Cato, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p260)

JOHNSON, Hans

From Holden, Norway. Civil War: Sergeant. Died of disease during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p260)

JOHNSON, Hans

See BERDAL, Hans Johnson

JOHNSON, Hans

From Kristiania (Oslo), Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Hudson, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, Hans

MN Bracket's Battalion Cav Co B. Residence: Jackson, Jackson County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 1 Nov 1861. Mustered the same day. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Promoted to Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant. Discharged from the service on expiration of term, 4 Nov 1864. Post war: “Haws Johnson” of Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota, was granted a pension of $5.33 1/3 a month because of a gun shot wound to his right thigh. Sources: (MINN p691) (MCIW p588) (Pension List 1882-3, Vol 4 p546)

JOHNSON, Hans Edward

From Aalen, Sondre Trondhjems County, Norway. Civil War: Private. Killed (or died from other causes) in Nashville, Tennessee, during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, Hans Henry

WI 49th Inf Co B. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born 14 Apr 1821 in Denmark. Civil War: Age 43. Married. Farmer. Blue eyes, dark hair, ruddy complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for one year on 21 Feb 1865 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Lawrence, Brown County, Wisconsin. Private. Furloughed 21 Aug 1865 because he was sick. Reported on 12 Sep 1865 to be “sick at home”. Mustered out with his company at Benton Barracks, Missouri, on 1 Nov 1865 Sources: (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, publ. 2002 p 4-14)

JOHNSON, Harvey

IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Springfield, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted 19 Jan 1864. Mustered 19 Jan 1864. Private. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866, Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (ISW-II p478)

JOHNSON, Harvey

See JOHNSON, Halvor

JOHNSON, Harvey

IA 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Springfield Township, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted 20 May 1861. Mustered 8 Jun 1861. Private. Discharged from the service 5 Mar 1862, Quincy, Illinois, for disability. Sources: (ISW-I p344) (Decorah Republican, 27 Jul 1865) “Running, Halvor”

JOHNSON, Harvey E.

IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Telemark, Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Enlisted 9 Oct 1861. Mustered 5 Nov 1861. Private. Missing 6 Apr 1862 in the Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee. Found to have been taken prisoner. Re-enlisted & re-mustered 5 Jan 1864. Promoted Corporal 22 Jan 1864. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866, Memphis, Tennessee. Post war: He settled in New Mexico. Was living there in 1907. Sources: (ISW-II p478) (DGA) (Ulvestad p296) “Johnson, Halvor”

JOHNSON, Hendrick

WI 7th Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 29. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 12 Oct 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Peter Hoasetad (Hosted ?), Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the battles of Hatcher’s Run, Gravelly Run, and Five Forks, Virginia. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 33-13; red book vol 12 p166)

JOHNSON, Hendrick

MN 2nd Cav Co B. Residence: Lake Prairie, Nicollet County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enrolled 16 Nov 1863. Mustered 24 Dec 1863. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 1 Dec 1865. Sources: (MINN p715) (MCIW p555)

JOHNSON, Hendrik

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co B. Residence: Oshwa, Nicollet County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enrolled 11 Oct 1862. Mustered 29 Oct 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 9 Nov 1863. Sources: (MINN p641) (MCIW p527)

JOHNSON, Henrick

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 30. Married. Enlisted for three years on 31 Oct 1861 at Waterford, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick in Nashville 6 Dec 1862. Died of disease in Bowling Green, Kentucky, 25 Feb 1863. Buried in the National Cemetery, Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p 46) (Buslett p418) (Ulvestad p297) (Ager p299) “Johnson, Henrik” “Johnson, Hendrick”

JOHNSON, Henry

From Lyster, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Kindred, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, Henry

IL 21st Inf Co D. Residence: China, Lee County, Illinois. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 27. Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 24 Mar 1865 at Dixon, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Transferred from IL 75th Inf. Discharged 16 Dec 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 22)

JOHNSON, Henry

US Navy. Born 1824 in Norway. Civil War: Enlisted from New York. Seaman. Awarded the Medal of Honor. As seaman on board the U.S.S. Metacomet, Johnson served as a member of the boat’s crew which went to the rescue of the U.S. Monitor Tecumseh when that vessel was struck by a torpedo in passing the enemy forts in Mobile Bay on 5 Aug 1864. He braved the enemy fire which was said by the admiral to be “one of the most galling” he had ever seen. Johnson aided in rescuing from death ten of the crew of the Tecumseh, eliciting admiration of friend and foe. Sources: (“America’s Medal of Honor Recipients”, publ. 1977, pp 131, 1015)

JOHNSON, Henry

From Nordland, Norway. Civil War: Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Lived in Pierce County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, Henry

MN 10th Inf Co E. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 22 Aug 1862. Private. Mustered out 21 Jul 1865. Sources: (FCHS)

JOHNSON, Henry

MN 11th Inf Co E. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age not shown. Enrolled 24 Aug 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 26 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p513) (MCIW p498)

JOHNSON, Henry

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co K. Residence: Blue Earth City, Faribault County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 1 Nov 1862. Mustered 10 Dec 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 10 Dec 1863. Sources: (MINN p673) (MCIW p539)

JOHNSON, Henry

WI 5th Inf Co B. Civil War: Private. Wounded during fighting in the battle of the Wilderness, Virginia. Sources: (Quiner p 521)

JOHNSON, Henry

From Trondhjem, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Clay County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, Henry

WI 12th Inf Co K. Residence: Freeman, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 30 Aug 1862 at Freeman. Mustered the same day at Madison. Private. Discharged from the service 31 May 1865 at Washington DC. Post war: Moved to Kindred, Cass County, Dakota Territory, in May 1879. Sources: (WHS red book vol 17, p180) (1885 Dakota Territory Special Census) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59)

JOHNSON, Henry

WI 16th Inf Co D. Residence: Red Cedar, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Sep 1864 at Red Cedar, Wisconsin. Mustered 28 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Died 16 Feb 1865 in a hospital at Savannah, Georgia, of disease. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 80-14; red book vol 21 p92) (RWV2 p39)

JOHNSON, Henry

WI 18th Inf Co E. Civil War: Private. Missing during the Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi, and found to have been taken prisoner. Sources: (Quiner p666)

JOHNSON, Henry

WI 25th Inf Co E. Residence: Lima, Grant County, Wisconsin. Born in Wisconsin. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 18. Gray eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8¾”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Platteville, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Absent sick from 28 Jul 1863 to 6 Mar 1864. Was with the company during the campaign from Chattanooga to Atlanta, Georgia. took Part in all the battles of the regiment. He was also on the march from Atlanta to Savannah, Georgia, and to Goldsboro, and Raleigh, North Carolina, and to Washington DC. He was in all the battles during these marches. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30)

JOHNSON, Henry

From Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Estherville, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, Henry

IL 91st Inf Co E. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Lisbon. Mustered 8 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 12 Jul 1865 at Mobile, Alabama. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p16)

JOHNSON, Henry 1st

IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Calmar, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born “Helge Johnsen Bragestad” on 20 Feb 1841 at Voss, Hordaland, Norway. Came to America with his parents and four siblings on “Concordia”, which sailed from Bergen 12 May 1849 and arrived in New York 10 Jul 1849. They came to Muskego, Racine County, Wisconsin, and in 1850 moved to Calmar Township, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Married to Brita. Three children. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 16 Oct 1861. Mustered 5 Nov 1861. Private. Missing in battle 6 Apr 1862, Shiloh, Tennessee. Died 7 Jun 1862, in a southern prison in Huntsville, Alabama. Sources: (ISW-II p478) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-1406)

JOHNSON, Henry 2nd

IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Hesper, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 18 Oct 1861. Mustered 5 Nov 1861. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Disability occurred at Freesmore, Macon, Georgia. Discharged from the service 3 Jan 1864 (or 20 Jan 1866). Post war: The 1890 Veterans and Widows Census shows him living at Evansville, Douglas County, Minnesota. Sources: (ISW-II p478) (DCHS 1890 Veterans Census card file) See MO 1st Arty.

JOHNSON, Henry C.

IA 1st Inf Co I. Civil War: Post war: Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Hot Springs, South Dakota, lot D, block 4, grave 3. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Fall River County)

JOHNSON, Henry M.

WI 5th Inf Co H. Civil War: Private. Killed during skirmishes in the Peninsula Campaign of General McClellan, April 1862. Sources: (Quiner p510)

JOHNSON, Henry T.

MN 5th Inf Co G. Residence: Wabashaw, Wabashaw County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age not shown. Enrolled 2 Feb 1862. Mustered 24 Apr 1862. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant. Wounded at Nashville, Tennessee. Re-enlisted 26 Feb 1864. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 6 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p256) (MCIW p294)

JOHNSON, Hovel

WI 22nd Inf Co G. Residence: Wiota, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 13 Aug 1862 at Monroe, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded. Discharged from the service 20 Mar 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Hovel Johnson of Gratiot, Lafayette county, was granted a pension of $14 a month because of a wound to his right hand and because of deafness in his right ear. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 111-9,14; red book vol 27) (Ulvestad p297) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998.)

JOHNSON, Ingebret

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 25. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 25 Oct 1861 at Oconomowoc, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 10 Dec 1861. Private. Absent with the commissary train during July 1862. Sick and left behind in Iuka, Mississippi, 20 Aug 1862. Died of disease in U. S. General hospital at Nashville, Tennessee, 2 Dec 1862. Buried in Nashville National Cemetery. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 77-8, 78-3; red book vol 20 p60) (Buslett p448) (Ulvestad p297) (Ager p301) “Johnson, Ingebrigt” “Johnson, Engebret”

JOHNSON, Ingebreth

MN Lt Arty 2nd Battery. Residence: Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Stavanger, Norway. Came to the US in 1853 to Long Prairie, Illinois. In 1855, he returned to Norway to marry Annie Augland and to bring her and her parents to Fillmore County. Civil War: Age 26. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enrolled 20 Feb 1862. Mustered date not shown. Private. Assigned as a wagon master. Assigned temporarily to the Illinois 2nd Artillery, Battery I. Fought in the battles for Atlanta. Returned to the Minnesota 2nd. Discharged from the service 28 Mar 1865 on expiration of his term. Post war: Moved to Sandness Township, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota. Farmer. Died on 15 Jun 1899 at age 64. Buried in the Norwegian Lutheran Cemetery at Hanley Falls, Yellow Medicine County. Sources: (MINN p794) (MCIW p667) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p154) (Newsletter “Action Front”, publication of the Second Minnesota Battery Ass’n, Circular No. 86, Feb 2002. Copy in Anoka Historical Society Library, Anoka, Minnesota) (“Minnesota History” vol 59/4 p148)

JOHNSON, Ingebrigt

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 38. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 17 Dec 1861 at Moscow, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1862. Private. Died of diarrhea in hospital at Nashville, Tennessee, 23 Dec 1862. Buried in the National Cemetery at Nashville. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p116) (Buslett p563) (Ulvestad p297) (Ager p310) “Johnson, Engebret”

JOHNSON, Ingebrigt

See SAGA, Ingebrigt Johnson

JOHNSON, Ingebrigt

From Fæderen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Hanley Falls, Minnesota (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, Ingeman

From Haugesund, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived at Woonsocket, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, Ira M.

IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Newark, Kendall County, Illinois. Born 26 Dec 1837 at Hjelmeland, Norway. Emigrated from Stavanger to America in 1856. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Gray eyes, sandy hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 17 Aug 1861 at Newark. Mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the service 7 Nov 1864, expiration of his term of service. Post war: Married 14 Jan 1865 to Johanna Olsen Vareberg of LaSalle County, Illinois, who had immigrated from Rogaland in 1848. Ira died 1906 in Milan Township, De Kalb County, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 71) (Rootsweb; Kristen Cullen krcullen@hotmail.com) (Geir Kristian Eide geir.eide@chello.no) (Barbara Gunvaldsen ness@dialmaine.com)

JOHNSON, Irvelle E.

WI 13th Inf Co K. Civil War: Private. Post war: Buried in Riverside cemetery, Stoughton, Wisconsin. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

JOHNSON, Irven

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. Private. Sources: (MCIW p807).

JOHNSON, Isaac

WI 5th Inf Co I. Civil War: Private. Killed on 7 Nov 1863 in fighting at Rappahannock Station. Sources: (Quiner p 518)

JOHNSON, Isaac

Spanish-American War: Private. Wounded in the Battle of Luzon Island, The Philippines. Post war: Lived in Canton, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, Isaac F.

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Oakland, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for three years on 27 Apr 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted as a veteran on 21 Dec 1863. Promoted to Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant. Mustered out 18 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p200)

JOHNSON, Iver

From Solor, Norway. Indian War: Private. Post war: Lived in East Grand Forks, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, Iver

From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Polk County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, Iver

From Fjelberg, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in LaSalle County, Illinois. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, Iver

MN 4th Inf Co H. Residence: Ramsey County, Minnesota. From Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Enrolled 30 Sep 1861. Mustered 20 Dec 1861. Private. Fought in the battle of Corinth, Mississippi [3-4 Oct 1862] and other places. Died 20 Jun 1863 at Young's Point, Louisiana. Sources: (MINN p211) (MCIW p236) (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, Iver

WI 23rd Inf Co F. Residence: Blooming Grove, Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 27. Enlisted on 14 Aug 1862 at Blooming Grove. Mustered 30 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 114-13)

JOHNSON, Iver

From Valders, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. He was a cavalryman. Post war: Lived in Stanton, Nebraska. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, J.

From Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived at Canova, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, J. A.

TX 11th Cav Co ?. CSA. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 19. Enrolled Aug 1861. Post war: Moved from Minnesota to Cass County, Dakota Territory, in March 1880. Sources: (1885 Special Census, Dakota Territory)

JOHNSON, J. C.

From Christiania (now Oslo), Norway. Civil War: Lieutenant. Post war: In 1907, he was living in Carpio, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p257)

JOHNSON, J. G.

See GAARE, J. G. Johnson

JOHNSON, J. L.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Hillsboro, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, J. M.

From Tromso, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Cass County, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, J. R.

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co G. Residence: Houston, Houston County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Enrolled 7 Nov 1862. Mustered 24 Nov 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 23 Nov 1863. Sources: (MINN p661) (MCIW p535)

JOHNSON, J. W.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Story County, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Jacob

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Mt. Vernon, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, Jacob

WI 44th Inf Co B. Residence: Bristol, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 26. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for one year on 24 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 30 Sep 1864 at Madison. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out on 2 Jul 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-3,14; red book vol 49; blue book) “Jonson, Jacob”

JOHNSON, Jacob

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at LaSalle County, Illinois. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, Jacob

WI 53rd Inf Co C. Residence: Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 1 Apr 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On 10 Jun 1865 at Pleasant Hill, Missouri, all members of the 53rd were transferred into the 51st. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 198-13; 201-4,6)

JOHNSON, Jacob

WI 20th Inf Co G. Residence: Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 43. Married. Enlisted for three years on 24 Jul 1862 at Milwaukee. Mustered 18 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Deserted near Rolla, Missouri, on 5 Sep 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 101-9; red book vol 25)

JOHNSON, Jacob

From Toten, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Houston County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, James

IA 18th Inf Co A. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway, son of Johannes Kalstad, who later lived at Glenville, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 19 Jun 1862. Mustered 7 Aug 1862. Private. Killed in action 8 Jan 1863, Springfield, Missouri. Buried National Cemetery, Springfield, Missouri; section 11, grave 23. Sources: (ISW-III p169)

JOHNSON, James

WI 45th Inf Co E. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Fulton, Rock County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 17. Unmarried. Gray eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for one year on 13 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 15 Feb 1865. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-6; red book vol 50)

JOHNSON, James

From Lærdal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived at Manchester, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, James

From Sigdal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at New Richland, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, James

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Clinton, Rock County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 3 Oct 1861 at Beloit, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Private. He was with the Brigade on Military Police duty on 1 May 1864; served at the headquarters of the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps. Promoted to Corporal 1 Sep 1864. Mustered out with Company G on 13 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Post war: Lived in Manchester township, Freeborn county, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p98) (Buslett p536) (Ulvestad p263) (Ager p312) (FCHS)

JOHNSON, James

MN 10th Inf Co F. Residence: Otisco, Waseca County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 14 Aug 1862. Mustered 24 Sep 1862. Private. Discharged from the service for disability, 30 Dec 1863. Post war: James Johnson of Minneapolis was granted a pension of $4 a month because of a wound to his right shoulder. Pension # 77,143. Sources: (MINN p479) (MCIW p481) (Pension List, 1882-3; Vol 4 p552) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)

JOHNSON, Jens

See HOYAAS, Jens Johnson

JOHNSON, Jens

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 36. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Dec 1863 at Madison. Mustered 7 Jan 1864 at Madison. Bounty paid $60. Private. Joined Company H on 21 Apr 1864 at Camden, Arkansas, coming from the recruiting depot at Madison. On 17 Sep 1864, he was detailed as a teamster for the quartermaster department, returned on the 20th. On 23 Sep 1864, he entered regimental hospital at Little Rock, Arkansas, and died of chronic diarrhea that day. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-13,17,19; 131-4; red book vol 32) (Love p1103)

JOHNSON, Johan

From Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died at Nero, Wisconsin, in 1901. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, Johan A.

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co B. Residence: Oshwa, Nicollet County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Enrolled 11 Oct 1862. Mustered 29 Oct 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 9 Nov 1863. Sources: (MINN p641) (MCIW p527)

JOHNSON, Johan Henrik

See JOHNSON, John Henry

JOHNSON, Johannes

From Toten, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Red Wing, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, Johannes

See BERG, John J.

JOHNSON, Johannes M.

See JOHNSON, John M.

JOHNSON, John

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Turner County, South Dakota. Died in Port Angeles, Washington, in 1902. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, John

WI 50th Inf Co H. Residence: Clyde, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, florid complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 10 Mar 1865 at Boscobel, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-9)

JOHNSON, John

DT 1st Cav Battalion Co A. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Index of Compiled Service Records, North Dakota Archives, roll 6099)

JOHNSON, John

Civil War: CSA. Post war: A picture of this soldier, in a GAR Scrap Book, is shown as attending a Memorial Day parade in Charlevois, Michigan. Sources: (GAR Joseph Weiser Post # 66, Valley City ND Historical Society.)

JOHNSON, John

WI 49th Inf Co A. Residence: Leeds, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 15 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 20 Feb 1865 at Madison. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 193-3,14,19)

JOHNSON, John

IA 18th Inf Co H. Residence: Clinton, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted 10 Jul 1862. Mustered 6 Aug 1862. Private. Wounded 18 Apr 1864, Poison Spring, Arkansas. Mustered out 20 Jul 1865, Little Rock, Arkansas. Post war: In 1885, John Johnson was living in Eldorado, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-III p171) (XSS Iowa p323)

JOHNSON, John

WI 4th Cav Co A. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7¼”. Enlisted for three years on 16 May 1861 at Whitewater, Wisconsin, Mustered 2 Jul 1861 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service 8 Jul 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin, expiration of term of service. Sources: (WHS red book v.4a p28)

JOHNSON, John

IA 35th Inf Co D. Residence: Muscatine, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 2 Aug 1862. Mustered 29 Aug 1862. Private. Promoted to Corporal 25 Jun 1864. Died of disease 7 Dec 1864 at Rock Island, Illinois. Sources: (ISW-V cd p58)

JOHNSON, John

WI 46th Inf Co F. Residence: Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 14 Feb 1865 at Oshkosh. Mustered 24 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 2 Mar 1865. Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS red book vol 51)

JOHNSON, John

IA 38th Inf Co D. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 35. Enlisted 18 Aug 1862. Mustered 27 Sep 1862. Private. Died of disease 11 Aug 1863, Port Hudson, Louisiana. Buried in National Cemetery, Port Hudson, Louisiana. Sources: (ISW-V p886)

JOHNSON, John

WI 46th Inf Co A. Residence: York, Green County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Sylvester, Green County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Married. Gray eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. 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. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-2,17; red book vol 51)

JOHNSON, John

IA 9th Cav Co F. Residence: Hesper, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 15 Jul 1863. Mustered 3 Aug 1863. Private. Died of disease 10 Nov 1865, Camden, Arkansas. Buried National Cemetery, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sources: (ISW-IV p1709)

JOHNSON, John

IL 8th Inf Co I. Residence: Orland, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 29. Machinist. Blue eyes, auburn hair, light complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for one year on 10 Oct 1864 at Chicago as a substitute for Conrad (looks like) Anderson, and mustered there on that day. Private. Mustered out 9 Oct 1865 at New Orleans, Louisiana. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p 121)

JOHNSON, John

IL 11th Inf Co F. Born in Norway. Civil War: Miner. Age 20 (?). Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for one year on 1 Oct 1862 at Joliet, Illinois. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out 2 Jul 1865 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sources: (ILSA reel 2 p 55)

JOHNSON, John

WI 4th Cav Co M. Residence: Elba, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Feb 1864 at Columbus, Wisconsin. Mustered 8 Mar 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease 15 Aug 1864 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sources: (WHS red book v.4b p314)

JOHNSON, John

Residence: Nicollet County, Minnesota. Indian War: Sergeant. Sources: (Ulvestad p260)

JOHNSON, John

Residence: Houston County, Minnesota. From Hedalen, Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Killed in battle. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, John

WI 43rd Inf Co D. Residence: Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin. Johnson was born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 27 Aug 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, as a substitute for W. W. Wood of Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Sick in a hospital at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, during January 1865. Mustered out 10 May 1865 at Prairie du Chien. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 178-5; red book vol 48; blue book 49)

JOHNSON, John

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Gray eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Aug 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Mustered out 9 Jun 1865 at Washington, DC. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p73)

JOHNSON, John

IL 95th Inf Co B. Residence: Boone, Boone County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Jan 1864 at Belvidere, Illinois. Mustered 22 Feb 1864 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Transferred to Illinois 47th Infantry, Company B. Mustered out 22 Nov 1865 at Springfield, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p10). Mustered out with his Company on 21 Jan 1866 at Demopolis, Alabama. (ILSA reel 17 p47)

JOHNSON, John

WI 42nd Inf Co C. Residence: Lodi, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 5 Aug 1864 at Lodi. Mustered 6 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-4; red book vol 47)

JOHNSON, John

IL 132nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Clerk. Age 30. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for 100 days on 28 May 1864 at Chicago. Mustered 1 Jun 1864 at Camp Fry, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 17 Oct 1864. Sources: (ILSA reel 11 p24)

JOHNSON, John

WI 38th Inf Co D. Residence: Norway, Racine County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Wauwautusa, Milwaukee County. Born in Bramland, Norway. Civil War: Shoemaker. Age 26. Unmarried. Brown eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for three years on 31 Mar 1864 at Norway, Wisconsin. Mustered 15 Apr 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. “Good soldier. Always on hand.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 170-6; red book vol 43)

JOHNSON, John

IL 8th Cav. Unassigned Recruit. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 23. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Oct 1864 and mustered there that same day. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel 14 p166)

JOHNSON, John

IL 12th Cav. Unassigned Recruit. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Civil War: Laborer. Age 25. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 24 Dec 1863 at Chicago and mustered there the same day. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel 14 p154)

JOHNSON, John

Residence: Waseca County, Minnesota. From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Disappeared in the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, John

IL 1st Lt Arty Battery C. Residence: Fredona, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Mar 1864 at Ottawa, Illinois. Mustered there on 21 Mar 1864. Private. Mustered out 12 Jun 1865 at Springfield, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 16 p37)

JOHNSON, John

WI 35th Inf Co C. Residence: Elba, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 16 Dec 1863 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Dec 1863 at Camp Washburn, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bounty $290. Private. Died of disease at New Orleans, Louisiana, on 4 Aug 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 157-5; red book vol 40) (Love p1114)

JOHNSON, John

See HAGEFOSS, John Johnson

JOHNSON, John

MN 2nd Inf Co E. Residence: Norway, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Drafted. Mustered 3 Oct 1864. Private. Discharged from the service 9 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p84) (MCIW p134, 684) (“History of Fillmore County, publ. 1912, p 146)

JOHNSON, John

MN 2nd Inf Co E. Civil War: Enlisted 14 Oct 1861. Private. Discharged in May 1862. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Linden, Brown County, Minnesota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

JOHNSON, John

MN 2nd Inf Co I. Residence: Glencoe, McLeod County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 29. Drafted. Mustered 2 Nov 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 11 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p107) (MCIW p142)

JOHNSON, John

MN 4th Inf Co A. Residence: Belle Plaine, Scott County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enrolled 26 Sep 1861. Mustered 4 Oct 1861. Private. Re-enlisted 29 Feb 1864. Promoted to Corporal. Mustered out 19 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p177) (MCIW p222)

JOHNSON, John

MN 4th Inf Co B. Residence: Glencoe, McLeod County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Enrolled 30 (or 26) Sep 1861. Mustered 2 Oct 1861. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 6 Aug 1862. Sources: (MINN p181) (MCIW p225)

JOHNSON, John

MN 5th Inf Co A. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Enrolled 30 Aug 1864. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Wounded at battle of Nashville, Tennessee, 16 Dec 1864. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 6 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p239) (MCIW p285)

JOHNSON, John

MN 5th Inf Co F. Residence: Faribault County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 31. Enrolled 19 Mar 1862. Mustered 25 Apr 1862. Private. Died 2 Jun 1863 at Duckport, Louisiana. Sources: (MINN p253) (MCIW p292)

JOHNSON, John

MN 5th Inf Co H. Residence: Hayden, Minnesota. Born at Lyster, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 27 Mar 1862. Mustered 29 Apr 1862. Private. Died 13 Oct 1863 at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (MINN p261) (MCIW p295) (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, John

MN 6th Inf Co B. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28 (or 29). Enrolled 29 Feb 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 29 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p284) (MCIW p332)

JOHNSON, John

MN 6th Inf Co C. Residence: Winona, Winona County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Enrolled 16 Jul 1862. Mustered 3 Oct 1862. Private. Transferred to Veterans Reserve Corps, 7 Mar 1864. Sources: (MINN p287) (MCIW p334)

JOHNSON, John

Residence: Onalaska, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. Died of tuberculosis in New Albany, Indiana, in 1863. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, John

WI 27th Inf Co B. Civil War: Killed in the battle at Spanish Fort, Alabama, 27 Mar 1864. Sources: (Quiner p 765)

JOHNSON, John

MN 7th Inf Co E. Residence: St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota. Born 15 Feb 1843 in Meraker, Norway, son of John Kirkeby Aasen and Kersti. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 8 Feb 1865 in Minnesota. Mustered 11 Feb 1865. Recruit. Private. Musician. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 16 Aug 1865. Post war: Died at age 71 on 2 Apr 1914 in Sverdrup Township, Minnehaha County, South Dakota. Death due to a stroke. Buried at West Pioneer Nidaros Cemetery, in rural Sverdrup Township. Lot NW, block 2, grave 1. Sources: (MINN p342) (MCIW p378) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Minnehaha County)

JOHNSON, John

WI 25th Inf Co B. Residence: Richwood, Richland County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Married. Age 26. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Orion, Wisconsin. Mustered 13 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. “Discharged from the service by mistake at Madison Wis, March 1863” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30)

JOHNSON, John

MN 1st Battalion Inf Co C. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 32. Enrolled 27 Feb 1865. Mustered 1 Mar 1865. Private. Discharged from the service while in hospital, 14 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p545) (MCIW p71)

JOHNSON, John

DT 1st Cav. From Voss, Norway. Indian War: Private. Served 1862 to 1865. Post war: Lived in Clay County, South Dakota. Dead (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, John

WI 22nd Inf Co G. Residence: Wiota, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 18. Enlisted for three years on 9 Aug 1862 at Monroe, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 111-9,14; red book vol 27) [Red book lists residence as Shinner, Green County.]

JOHNSON, John

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co D. Residence: Preston, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 32. Enrolled 1 Oct 1864. Mustered 12 Oct 1864. Private. Discharged from the service 26 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p583) (MCIW p621) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p153)

JOHNSON, John

WI 21st Inf Co K. Residence: Cato, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 35. Sailor. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’4½”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Mustered 5 Sep 1862 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the battle of Chaplain Hills on 8 Oct 1862 and was wounded. Discharged from the service on account of his wounds on 10 Feb 1863. Sources: (WHS red book vol 26) (Quiner p 688)

JOHNSON, John

WI 18th Inf Co E. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 34. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 27 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered 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)

JOHNSON, John

IA 10th Inf Co K. Residence: Cambridge, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enlisted 1 Oct 1861. Mustered 11 Oct 1861. Private. Discharged from the service 24 Feb 1862 at Bird’s Point, Missouri. Post war: In 1885, John W Johnson was living in Cambridge, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-II p207) (XSS Iowa p274)

JOHNSON, John

From Voss, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Franklin County, Iowa, in 1890. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, John

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Elk Mound, Wisconsin, in 1901. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, John

WI 16th Inf Co A. Civil War: Age 40. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’6¼”. Drafted. $30.00 paid for his arrest and delivery. Enrolled for one year 28 Sep 1864 at Eau Galle, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded 21 or 22 Jul 1864 in the battle of Bald Hill, Georgia. Discharged from the service 2 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 80-18; red book vol 21 p20) (Quiner p 641)

JOHNSON, John

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Worth County, Iowa. Born “Johannes Johnson” in Hjartdal, Telemark, Norway, in 1837. Orphaned with five siblings; he was raised by a family at “Thoe”. Civil War: Age 25. Unmarried. Blue eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Farmer. Enlisted for three years on 23 Dec 1861 and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Wounded in the battle at Resaca, Georgia, 13 May 1864. Killed at Pickett’s Mill in the Battle of New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Buried at Marietta National Cemetery, grave A-118. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p146) (Buslett p630) (Ulvestad p297) (Ager p127, photo; p284, photo; p317) (Quiner p 628, 629) (Gjertveit) (Gene Estensen, Marietta GA) “Thoe, Johannes Johnson”.

JOHNSON, John

From Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Died on the West Coast (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, John

TX 46th Cav Co E. McCord’s Frontier Regiment. CSA. Born “Johan Johansen Vatne” on 1 May 1817 in Jaeren, Norway. Lived in Bosque County, Texas. Civil War: Enlisted for one year on 8 Mar 1862 at Stephenville, Texas. Reenlisted for three years on 20 Dec 1862 at Camp Salmon, Texas. Private. Served as a member of the Settlers "Homeguard" during the Indian War and in Texas during the Civil War. He was on wagon guard to Bosque County from 17 Apr through May 1863. Assigned as a scout. He is believed to have been killed in action on or after 17 Dec 1863, while serving as a scout. Sources: ("Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces" by C.A.Clausen & Derwood Johnson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, volume 25, Northfield, Minnesota. p114) (Ulvestad p297) (www.borgerkrigen.info)

JOHNSON, John

From Hedalen, Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at McLeod County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, John

WI 2nd Inf Co A. Residence: Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born 25 Mar 1842 in Toten, Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Laborer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion, 5’4½”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Apr 1861 at Janesville. Mustered 11 Jun 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Later entries show him in Company D. Private Johnson was in these battles: Bull Run 21 Jul 1861; Rappahanock Station 21, 22, 23 Aug 1862; White Sulpher Springs, Virginia, 26 Aug 1862; Gainesville, Virginia, 28 Aug 1862; Bull Run, Virginia, 29, 30 Aug 1862; South Mountain, Virginia, 14 Sep 1862; Antietam, 17 Sep 1862; and Fredericksburg, Virginia 13 Dec 1862. He lost his right arm at Fredericksburg. Discharged from the service for disability, 10 Apr 1863, at Belle Plain, Virginia. Post war: Lived in Rochester, Minnesota. On 28 Aug 1893, he was issued the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry in battle of Antietam at Fredericksburg, the battle in which he was wounded. “While serving as cannoneer, he manned the positions of fallen gunners”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 6; red book vol 8) (“America’s Medal of Honor Recipients”. Publ. 1977, pp 131, 1015) (Medal of Honor Recipients 1863-1994”, publ by Facts on File, Inc., 1995, vol 1 no 690) (Quiner p 456)

JOHNSON, John

WI 3rd Inf Co I. Residence: Spring Brook, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 34. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 27 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 9 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 12-3; red book vol 9 p180)

JOHNSON, John

From Gudbrandsdalen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Linden, Minnesota (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, John

From Aardal prestegjeld, Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Died at Ellsworth Iowa (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, John

WI 13th Inf Co G. Residence: Spring Valley, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Christiania, Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 23 Sep 1861 at Spring Valley. Mustered 17 Oct 1861 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 5 Nov 1861 at Janesville. Sources: (WHS red book vol 18, p138)

JOHNSON, John

Residence: Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. Wounded and taken prisoner in the Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia [19-20 Sep 1863], and died in prison in Atlanta, Georgia. Sources: (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, John

Civil War: Private. Wounded and taken prisoner in the Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia [19-20 Sep 1863]. Died in a prison in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in 1864. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, John

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Boone County, Illinois. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 22 Oct 1861 in Boone County. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10, on 11 Jun 1862. Wounded and taken prisoner in the battle at Chickamauga on 19 Sep 1863. Returned from imprisonment 4 Oct 1863. Died of wounds in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 18 Dec 1863. Buried National Cemetery, Chattanooga; section D, grave 863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-2; red book vol 20 p18; blue book vol 20 p16) (Buslett p356) (Ager p292) (Meeker)

JOHNSON, John

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Door Creek, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 25. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 11 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10. Sick in hospital in Iuka, Mississippi, on 21 Aug 1862. Wounded in the Battle at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863, and taken prisoner. He died in prison on 1 Feb 1864 of his wounds. Buried in Cemetery at Marietta, Georgia; section A, grave 118. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 32) (Buslett p385) (Ager p295) (Quiner p625) (RWV p809)

JOHNSON, John

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Onalaska, LaCrosse County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 23 Oct 1861 at La Crosse. Mustered 1 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick at Bird's Point, Missouri, on 14 Mar 1862; moved to hospital at Mound City, Illinois, 18 Mar 1862. Listed as still there on 3 Jun 1862. Later moved to hospital at Nashville, Tennessee. Known to have gone home on sick furlough. Sick at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 24 Jun 1863. Died of consumption in New Albany, Indiana, 14 Jul 1863. Buried in New Albany Cemetery. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-7, 77-3; red book vol 20 p76) (Buslett p481) (Ager p304) (TAR)

JOHNSON, John

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 33. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 15 Oct 1861 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left behind in a hospital at Crab Orchard, Kentucky, 20 Oct 1862. Served on military police duty on 20 Dec 1862. Sick in hospital at Murfreesboro, 16 Mar 1863. Taken prisoner at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863. Reported to have died of disease in Andersonville Prison sometime in 1864. The Red Book says he died in prison in Atlanta, Georgia. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p46) (Buslett p 418) (Ulvestad p297) (Ager p298)

JOHNSON, John

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: East Troy (or Cast Iron), Walworth County, Wisconsin. Born 1844 in Telemark, Norway. Came to America in 1862. Civil War: Age 18. Cooper. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7¼”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Feb 1864 at Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 17 Feb 1864. Private. Joined D Company at Strawberry Plains, Virginia. Wounded in his right arm in the battle at Kennesaw Mountain on 2 Jul 1864. Sick in general hospital 8 Aug 1864. Sick in Louisville, Kentucky, 2 Sep 1864; and in Jeffersonville, Indiana, just before that. Assigned to Company H. Temporarily assigned to the 24th Infantry. Sick in camp at Dennison, Ohio. Transferred to WI 13th Inf, Company I on 11 Jun 1865. Mustered out, on orders from Washington, D.C. on 24 May 1865 at Madison. Still due him $240 of his $300 bounty. Post war: Married Louise. Settled at Hudson, Wisconsin; later moved to Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Died 1934 at Henning, Otter Tail County. Buried in Trinity Cemetery in Henning Township. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-13, 79-2; red book vol 18, p178; vol 20, p60) (Buslett p448) (Ager p277, photo) (VGC, newsclip, unidentified.) (Otter Tail County Historical Society)

JOHNSON, John

WI 50th Inf Co I. Residence: Dunn, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Born “Jon Gunsoe” in Norway 21 Sep 1823, son of John T. and Caroline. Came to America before 1850. Married Aavet Kirstine Pedersdatter Amordokken on 15 Jun 1855. She was the widow of Ellev Olsen. Civil War: Farmer. Age 40. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted on 8 Mar 1865 at Menomonie, Wisconsin. Mustered 22 Mar 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Post war: Died 21 Jan 1909. His wife, Aavet, better known as Christina Johnson, was born 14 May 1833 and died 7 Feb 1907. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-10,12) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-3385) (Letter, Carolyn Johnson, Kiel, Wisconsin.) “Gunersolt, John”

JOHNSON, John A.

IA 39th Inf Co I. Residence: Boone County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted 22 Aug 1862. Mustered 9 Sep 1862. Private. Promoted to Corporal 10 Jan 1864. Taken prisoner on 5 Oct 1864 at Allatoona, Georgia. War Department reports “Mustered out as paroled prisoner on account of muster out of Company, 5 Jum 1865.” Sources: (ISW-V cd p52)

JOHNSON, John A.

IL 12th Inf Co I. Residence: Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 19. Farmer. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Aug 1861. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 1 Jul 1864 at Vale Mills, Tennessee, and mustered on 14 Jan 1864 at Pulaski, Tennessee. Mustered out 10 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ILSA reel one p109, 111)

JOHNSON, John A.

IL 134th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailmaker. Age 20. Unmarried. Light eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for 100 days on 16 May 1864 at Chicago. Mustered 31 May 1864 at Camp Fry. Private. Mustered out 25 Oct 1864 at Chicago. Sources: (ILSA reel 11 p55)

JOHNSON, John A.

IA 25th Inf Co D. Residence: Burlington, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 14 Aug 1862 as a Corporal. Mustered 12 Sep 1862. Wounded on 11 Jan 1863 at Arkansas Post, Arkansas. Promoted to Sergeant on 1 Jul 1864. Mustered out 6 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (ISW-III cd p60)

JOHNSON, John A.

Civil War: Private. A soldier named “John A Johnson” was killed in action on 19 Aug 1864 at Petersburg. Sources: (Love p1064)

JOHNSON, John A.

MN 2nd Cav Co B. Residence: Lake Prairie, Nicollet County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 16 Nov 1863. Mustered 24 Dec 1863. Corporal. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 1 Dec 1865. Sources: (MINN p714) (MCIW p555)

JOHNSON, John A.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Member of Alexandria, Minnesota. GAR post. Sources: (DCHS Veterans card file)

JOHNSON, John A.

WI 22nd Inf Co I. Residence: Avon, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Germany. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Avon. Mustered 1 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Transferred to the Marine Corps on 3 Apr 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 111-14; red book vol 27)

JOHNSON, John B.

IL 64th Inf Co G. Residence: Joliet, Will County, Illinois. Born “Johannes Bjørnesen Amland” on 9 Mar 1847 in Skånevik, Hordaland, Norway, son of Bjørne Johannesen Amland and Ingeborg Pederstter Tegland. He came to America with his parents and two siblings on “Harmonie”, which sailed from Stavanger, Rogaland, on 13 May 1849 and arrived in New York on 3 Jul 1849. They came to Fox Township, Kendall County, Illinois. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Gray eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 2 Jan 1864 at Joliet. Mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 11 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: Married in Nov 1870 to Maren Knudson. Five children. They moved to Minnesota, where he became a dry goods merchant in Renville and later in Willmar. He died in Grand Forks, North Dakota, on 19 Mar 1925 and was buried in Willmar, Minnesota. Sources: (ILSA reel 6 p82) (Ulvestad p273) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-103) (letter, Claire H. Boyd, Chicago Illinois) “Boyd, John Bjarne” “Boyd, John B.”

JOHNSON, John B.

IL 113th Inf Co F. Civil War: Enlisted 11 Aug 1862. Private. Discharged from the service 4 Jan 1863. Post war: 1890 Veterans and Widows Census shows him living at Osakis, Douglas County, Minnesota. Sources: (DCHS 1890 Veterans card file)

JOHNSON, John C.

From Ostre Toten, Norway. Civil War: Corporal. Post war: Living in Red Wing, Minnesota, in 1907. Sources: (Ulvestad p263)

JOHNSON, John C.

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co I. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Enrolled 2 Feb 1865. Mustered 9 Feb 1865. Private. Promoted to Corporal, 6 Mar 1865. Discharged from the service with his company, 27 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p608) (MCIW p632)

JOHNSON, John C.

WI 1st Cav Co K. Civil War: Private. Post war: Buried in Forest Hill cemetery, Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

JOHNSON, John C.

WI 33rd Inf Co E. Residence: Porter, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”, light build. Enlisted for three years on 20 Aug 1862 at Porter, Wisconsin. Mustered 18 Oct 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Bounty paid at muster $25 (of $100 total) Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 151-7,14; red book vol 38)

JOHNSON, John E.

WI Lt Arty 10th Battery. Residence: Mauston, Juneau County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, sandy hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years at Mauston, Wisconsin, on 9 Jan 1862. Mustered 10 Feb 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Transferred to the Wisconsin Eighth Battery on 31 Mar 1862. Re-enlisted as a Veteran on 5 Jan 1863 at Nashville and re-mustered there on 20 Jan 1863. Died of disease at Mauston, Wisconsin, on 16 May 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 241-4,7,8,9; red book vol 5) (Love p1133)

JOHNSON, John G.

MN 11th Inf Co K. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled 29 Aug 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 26 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p528) (MCIW p505)

JOHNSON, John G.

From Gaarden Gjesfjeld in Hjelmeland, Stavanger County, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded and taken prisoner in the war. He was held in a prison in Richmond, Virginia, and escaped from there with a comrade, Andreas Langeland. Johnson lived in Newry, Minnesota. Married Maret Thompson. Four children. Served in the Minnesota legislature. Sources: (Ulvestad p298) (“Ruble Onsgard Ostby Sjoberg Strate Roots” by Kenneth D. Ruble, privately publ. 1983)

JOHNSON, John G.

See GAARE, J. G. Johnson

JOHNSON, John G.

IA 3rd Inf Co F. Residence: Eldorado, Fayette County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted for three years on 7 Nov 1861 at West Union, Iowa. Mustered 20 Dec 1861. Private. Wounded at Shiloh and at Greenville, Mississippi. Re-enlisted 4 Jan 1864. Re-mustered 2 Feb 1864, and assigned to Company B, 3rd Veteran Infantry. Taken prisoner 22 Jul 1864, Atlanta, Georgia. Transferred on 4 Nov 1864 into Co F, 2nd & 3rd Veteran Infantry Consolidated, from Co B, 3rd Battalion. Mustered out 5 Jul 1865, Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: Lived at West Union, Iowa. Lived in Newry township, Freeborn County, Minnesota, in 1882. Received pension in 1883. Buried in North Freeborn Lutheran Cemetery; stone reads “2 Aug 1846-18 Aug 1919”. Sources: (ISW-I p344,419,481) (FCHS - Albert Lea GAR)

JOHNSON, John H.

PA 69th Inf Co K. Born in Germantown, Pennsylvania, 9 Sep 1883. Civil War: Enlisted 20 Apr (or Sep) 1861. Sergeant (or Lieutenant). Discharged from the service 20 Jul (or Dec) 1861. Post war: He lived in Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota. Hotel keeper and a toy store operator. A veteran by this name and living in Alexandria was granted a pension of $8 a month because of chronic diarrhea and a gun shot wound to his head. Died 4 Jun 1909. Sources: (DCHS 1890 Veterans Census card file) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota) (Douglas County Death Index, p 253) (Obituary, Park Region Echo, Alexandria, Minnesota, 10 Jun 1909; p 1 col 4)

JOHNSON, John H.

ND 1st Inf Co C. Residence: Grafton, North Dakota. Born 1858 in Norway. Spanish-American War: Age 29. Entered service on 10 May 1887 at Grafton. Commissioned Captain on 26 Apr 1898. Fought in Cuba. Discharged 25 Sep 1899 at Bismarck, North Dakota. Post war: Married Clara Opperud. Died 27 May 1923 at Grafton, age 65. Buried in Forest Hill Cemetery at Canton, South Dakota, lot 35, block 11, grave 8. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Lincoln County) (Ulvestad p255)

JOHNSON, John H.

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Cambridge, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 7 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Died of disease at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 3 Jul 1862. Buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery near Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 32) (Buslett p386) (Ulvestad p298) (RWV p809)

JOHNSON, John H.

Residence: Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Corporal. Sources: (Ulvestad p263)

JOHNSON, John H.

MN 7th Inf Co E. Residence: Newburg, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Enrolled 21 Aug 1862. Mustered 24 Sep 1862. Private. Transferred to Veterans Reserve Corps on 1 Nov 1863. Post war: Lived for a time in Fillmore County, and moved from there to Kandiyohi County, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p341) (MCIW p378) (Ulvestad p298) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p150)

JOHNSON, John Henry

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born “Johan Henrik Johnson” on 18 Jul 1837 on the Fjösne farm in Ætne parish, Bergen diocese, Norway, to Johan Vogt and Susanne Torbjornsdatter. Came to America in 1857 to Perry, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 4 Nov 1861 at Beloit, Wisconsin. Mustered 13 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Designated Sergeant on 1 Jan 1862. Because he was a layman and without ordination, he could not be a Chaplain. The governor, on 19 Oct 1864, officially commissioned him a Field Chaplain. Mustered out 13 Jan 1865. Post war: He was ordained in the Methodist Episcopal Church and served as a pastor in Coon Prairie, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Married after the war to Anna Frydenlund, who died in 1915. He died in 1899. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p4, p98) (Buslett p335) (Lonn p319) (Ager p244 photo; p245 photo; p290; p312) (Gjertveit) (“Norwegians in Wisconsin” by Richard J. Fapso, publ. The Wisconsin Historical Society Press, Madison, 2001, p21 photo) “Johnson, T. H.”

JOHNSON, John K.

IA 35th Inf Co I. Residence: Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 13 Aug 1862. Mustered 5 Sep 1862. Private. Discharged from the Regiment to enter Henshaw's Battery, Illinois Light Artillery, on 20 Dec 1862, Columbus, Kentucky. Sources: (ISW-V p566)

JOHNSON, John K.

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment. Born in Norway. Came to America with his parents to Muskego, Wisconsin. Civil War: Served in the Indian campaign in western Minnesota. Discharged 28 Nov 1863 at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. Post war: Lived in Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Died “last week”. Sources: (Fergus Falls, Minnesota, Daily Journal, 3 Feb 1933)

JOHNSON, John K.

From Aardal, Ryfylke, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Howard, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, John K.

IL Lt Arty Henshaw’s Battery. Residence: Serena, La Salle County, Illinois. Born 12 Apr 1840 in Ordal, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 6 Oct 1862 at Ottawa, Illinois, and mustered there on 8 Dec 1862. Private. Mustered out with his Battery on 18 Jul 1865. Post war: Died at age 75 on 13 Mar 1916 at Howard, South Dakota. He is buried in Graceland Cemetery there, lot 42, block H, grave 3. Sources: (ILSA reel 18 p40) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Miner County)

JOHNSON, John L.

WI 47th Inf Co A. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born “Johannes Otlerudødegaarden” on 25 Aug 1825 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 29. Married. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 10 Feb 1865 at Dale, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Lowville, Columbia County. Mustered 20 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out 4 Sep 1865. Post war: He died 21 Aug 1909, and is buried in Grace Lutheran Cemetery in Winchester. John and two brothers, Halvor and Ole, all served in the WI 47th, Co A. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-2; red book vol 52) (“Civil War Veterans of Winnebago County, Wisconsin” by David A. Langkau) (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, publ. 2002 p 4-14)

JOHNSON, John L.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Winchester, Wisconsin. Buried in Winchester; stone reads “25 Aug 1835 – 21 Aug 1909”. Sources: (Ulvestad p297) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

JOHNSON, John L.

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Columbia County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 23. Married. Commissioned Second Lieutenant on 5 Feb 1862 with rank from 17 Jan 1862. Mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1862. Resigned at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 15 May 1862, per special order number 60 from General Halleck. Post war: Was living in Hillsboro, Traill County, North Dakota, in 1890, He died there in 1910. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p112) (Buslett p552) (Ulvestad p257) (Ager p308) (Quiner p 613) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59)

JOHNSON, John M.

WI 1st Army Corps (Hancock’s Corp), 1st Company. Residence: Dunkirk, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 21 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 1 Mar 1865. Recruit entitled to $100 bounty. Bounty paid 400. Private. Mustered out on 21 Feb 1866 at Elmira, New York. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 256-1,2,6)

JOHNSON, John M.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Lake Mills, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, John M.

MN 1st Inf Co A. Born in Norway, about 1849. Civil War: Age 16. Enrolled 7 Mar 1865. Private. Served four months and seven days. Discharged from the service 14 Jul 1865. Post war: Moved to Fargo, Dakota Territory, Jun 1867. Carpenter and joiner. Joined GAR Post 44 at Fargo on 22 Feb 1884. Sources: (Fargo Index, Civil War Veterans, 1885 Census, Dakota Territory, p141.) (Fargo GAR Post records)

JOHNSON, John M.

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born “Johannes M. Johannessen” in Bellevue, Bergen, Norway, in 1832. Came to America in 1855. Civil War: Age 29. Unmarried. Commissioned Second Lieutenant in Co E on 9 Dec 1861. Reported for duty on 20 Dec 1861. Became Captain on 9 Nov 1862, at Edgefield, Tennessee; with rank from 20 Oct 1862. On 10 Nov 1862, at Murfreesboro, he took command of Co A, succeeding Captain Torkildsen, who had resigned. Captain Johnson was killed at Chickamauga, a bullet through his heart, on 21 Sep 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p14,70; blue book vol 20 p10) (TAR) (Buslett p339; p340 photo) (Ulvestad p255) (Lonn p370, 405) (Ager p71, photo; p290) (Quiner p 613, 623, 625)

JOHNSON, John M.

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 1 Nov 1861 in Dane County. Mustered 8 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Was with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, on 13 Oct 1863. Was with the Ambulance Corps on 5 May 1864. Mustered out with Company E on 20 Dec 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p74) (Buslett p482) (Ager p304)

JOHNSON, John M.

WI 15th Inf Co E. Second Lieutenant. See JOHNSON, John M of WI 15th Inf Co A.

JOHNSON, John O.

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Cambridge, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Tailor. Age 39. Gray eyes, gray hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Apr 1861 at Madison. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 24 Dec 1862. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p200)

JOHNSON, John O.

WI 1st Inf Co K. Residence: Mazomanie, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Unmarried. Clerk. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5½”. Enlisted for three months on 17 Apr 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 17 May 1861 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Was present at the Battle of Falling Waters, Virginia, 2 Jul 1861. Mustered out 21 Aug 1861 at Milwaukee, expiration of term. Sources: (WHS red book vol 7)

JOHNSON, John O.

SD 1st Infantry Co E. Born in 1862, son of O. V. Johnson and Carrie. Spanish-American War: Age 36. Entered the service on 25 Apr 1898 at Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Private. Served in the Philippine Islands. Discharged 26 Aug 1898 at San Francisco, California. Post war: Died at age 37 of dysentery on 4 Mar 1899 at De Smet, South Dakota, and was buried there in St. Peter’s Cemetery, lot 5, grave 8. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Graves Registration, Kingsbury County.) (Ulvestad p297)

JOHNSON, John O.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Story County, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, John O.

WI 45th Inf Co H. Residence: Stevens Point, Portage County, Wisconsin. Born in Germany. Civil War: Age 33. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted as a private on 18 Jul 1861 in WI 6th Inf Co H. Re-enlisted as a Veteran at Culpepper, Virginia, on 31 Dec 1863. Commissioned in the WI 45th Inf on 17 Sep 1864. Mustered as Second Lieutenant of Co H on 6 Oct 1864. Promoted to Captain on 7 Dec 1864 and assigned to command Company H. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-11; red book vol 50)

JOHNSON, John O.

IA 10th Inf Co K. Residence: Story County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 1 Oct 1861. Mustered 11 Oct 1861. Private. Wounded in action 8 Oct 1862 near Charlestown, Missouri. Mustered out 11 Oct 1864, Cartersville, Georgia, expiration of term of service. Post war: In 1885, J O Johnson was living in Cambridge, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-II p207) (XSS Iowa p274)

JOHNSON, John O.

WI 6th Inf Co G. Residence: Stevens Point, Portage County, Wisconsin. Birthplace not shown. Civil War: Age 32. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for two years on 16 Jul 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Wounded at Gettysburg. Re-enlisted for four years on 4 Jan 1864 at Culpepper, Virginia; bounty $400. Sergeant. Discharged from the Regiment on 1 Feb 1864 to accept a commission in the WI 45th Inf Regiment. Became Captain of Company H. Post war: Granted a pension of $4 a month because of a wound to his right forearm. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 27-10,16; red book vol 11 p156) (Quiner p 463) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.)

JOHNSON, John O.

From Lærdal, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Kingsbury County, South Dakota. Died in 1900. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, John O.

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Spring Grove, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, John O.

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Taken prisoner in the Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee [6-7 Apr 1862]. Post war: Lived in Evansville, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, John O.

From Tinn, Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Hesper, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, John O.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Dane County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, John O.

IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Enlisted 9 Oct 1861 as Corporal. Mustered 5 Nov 1861. Missing in battle of Shiloh, Tennessee, 6 Apr 1862. Taken prisoner there and sent to a prison in Georgia. Moved to Libby prison, Richmond, Virginia. Paroled at Akins Landing, Virginia, 17 Oct 1862, and exchanged at Benton Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri, in Nov 1862. Promoted Sergeant, 1 Jul 1863. Re-enlisted & re-mustered 5 Jan 1864. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866, Memphis, Tennessee. Post war: He became a farmer in Highland Township, Winneshiek County, Iowa. On 22 Jul 1869, he married Martha Thompson Tufte. They had three children. Johnson died 2 Jan 1910 and is buried in the Highland Lutheran Church cemetery in Winneshiek County. Sources: (ISW-II p479) (Family History of John O. Johnson and Martha Thomsdtr. Tufte by Arthur V. and Audrey C. Johnson Helgeson, Loveland, Colorado, publ. 1995.)

JOHNSON, John P.

IL 17th Cav Co B. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 33. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Dec 1863 at Chicago. Mustered 22 Jan 1864 at St. Charles, Illinois. Private. Deserted 28 Jan 1864 at St. Charles. Sources: (ILSA reel 15 p57)

JOHNSON, John P.

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Married. Age 44. Enlisted for three years on 19 Oct 1861 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 12 Dec 1861. Designated First Sergeant on 13 Dec 1861. Sick in hospital at Nashville, Tennessee, 28 Nov 1862. Became unfit for service and was discharged at Nashville for sickness on 11 Feb 1863. Post war: Died 21 Jul 1874, aged 56 yr 7 mo 27 da. Buried in Gjerpen Cemetery, Valders, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p84) (Buslett p507) (Ulvestad p260) (Ager p307) (Hedberg)

JOHNSON, John P.

WI Residence: Upper Coon Valley, Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. A soldier named “John P. Johnson” was killed in action on 5 May 1864 at Wilderness, Virginia. Sources: (WLCW p25) (Love p1064) (“Coon Valley”, publ 1928 by Upper Coon Valley Norwegian Lutheran Church.)

JOHNSON, John P.

IA 18th Inf Co G. Residence: Monroe, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 15 Jul 1862. Mustered 6 Aug 1862. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 1 Jul 1864. Mustered out 20 Jul 1865 at Little Rock, Arkansas. Sources: (ISW-III cd p54)

JOHNSON, John Peder

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Born in Frederickstad, Norway. Civil War: Teacher. Age 33. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’9”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 18 Aug 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee. Bounty $100, $75 still due at muster out. Appointed Corporal on 22 Oct 1862. J. P. Johnson left sick at Helena, Arkansas, 13 Aug 1863. Sick at Memphis, Tennessee, since 28 Aug 1863, according to regimental report of Dec 1863. On detached service as a clerk in medical department at St. Louis, Missouri, 7 May 1864. Reduced from Corporal to the ranks to take effect 1 Jan 1865. Corporal John P. Johnson, on 1 Apr 1865 was transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps by order of the Secretary of War, and assigned to Company I of the 23rd Regiment. Mustered out 25 Oct 1865 at St. Louis, Missouri, expiration of term of service. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,17,19; 130-10, 131-4,14; red book vol 32)

JOHNSON, John S.

WI 14th Inf Co G. Civil War: Post war: Buried in Dekorra, Lodi, Wisconsin. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

JOHNSON, John S.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Vining, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, John S.

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Abercrombie, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, John S.

WI 4th Cav Co M. Residence: Monroe, Green County, Wisconsin. Born 16 Jan 1848 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9¾”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Feb 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. “Died of disease in Wisconsin in 1864.” Died 11 Sep 1864 and was buried at Adams, Green County. Sources: (WHS red book v.4b p316) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

JOHNSON, John S.

WI 44th Inf Co ?. Residence: Mineral Point, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Muskego, Wisconsin. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Hazel eyes, fair hair, dark complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 13 Jan 1865 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-13)

JOHNSON, John T.

IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Newark, Kendall County, Illinois. Born “John Johannesen Mehuus” on 20 Oct 1832 at Skånevik, Hordaland, Norway, son of Johannes Tørrisen Mehuus and Ingeborg Johnsdatter Mortveit. Came to America with his grandfather, a brother, Torris (also to become a soldier) and a sister, Sidsela. They came on “Harmonie” which sailed from Stavanger, Rogaland, on 13 May 1849 and arrived in New York 3 Jul 1849. They came to the Calumet area of Illinois, and by 1851 were in Kendall County. Civil War: Farmer. Age 31. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1861 at Newark. Mustered 20 Sep 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Promoted to Sergeant. Re-enlisted as a Veteran, 1 Jan 1864, at Blanes Cross Roads. Re-mustered 24 Jan 1864 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Promoted to First Sergeant. Commissioned First Lieutenant on 2 Jul 1865 at New Orleans, Louisiana. Mustered out 8 Oct 1865 at New Orleans. Post war: Died 8 Dec 1902 in Kendall County. Buried at West Lisbon Lutheran Church Cemetery, Lisbon township, near Newark. Sources: (ILSA reel three p70, 71, 72) (Rootsweb “Veterans of the Civil War Burials in Kendall County”) (Rootsweb: J.C.Spencer jcspencer36@msn.com) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-97; they show birth date as 15 Apr 1831) “Mehus, John J.”

JOHNSON, John T.

Iowa City, Iowa. Spanish-American War: Sergeant. Sources: (Ulvestad p260)

JOHNSON, John T.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Beaver, Arkansas. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, John T.

IA 18th Inf Co H. Residence: West Union, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enlisted 18 Jul 1862. Mustered 6 Aug 1862. Private. Died of disease 8 Feb 1863, Springfield, Missouri. Buried National Cemetery, Springfield, Missouri; section 9, grave 19. Sources: (ISW-III p171)

JOHNSON, John U.

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co M. Residence: Oakland Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 39. Enrolled 1 Nov 1862. Mustered 30 Dec 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 7 Dec 1863. Sources: (MINN p679) (MCIW p542)

JOHNSON, John W.

IL 12th Inf Co I. Residence: Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 22. Shoemaker. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 24 Jul 1861. Private. Re-enlisted. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 109)

JOHNSON, John W.

WI 19th Inf Co E. Residence: Highland, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Blue eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 28 Oct 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 9 Aug 1865 at Richmond, Virginia. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 97-13; red book vol 24)

JOHNSON, John W.

WI Berdan’s Sharpshooters, Co G. Civil War: Corporal. Killed in the battle of Locust Grove, Virginia, 26 Oct 1863. Sources: (Quiner p877)

JOHNSON, John, 1st

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. Private. Sources: (MCIW p807).

JOHNSON, John, 2nd

MN 6th Inf Co C. Residence: Meeker County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 29 Jul 1862. Mustered 3 Oct 1862. Private. Transferred to 3rd Minnesota Battery on 1 (or 3) May 1863. Discharged from the service 24 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p287,p802) (MCIW p334)

JOHNSON, John, 2nd

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. Private. Sources: (MCIW p807).

JOHNSON, John, 3rd

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. Private. Sources: (MCIW p807).

JOHNSON, Jonas

IL 17th Inf Co D. Residence: Galva, Henry County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 25 May 1861 at Peoria, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Re-enlisted. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 16)

JOHNSON, Jonas

IL 8th Inf Co E. Residence: Genesee, Henry County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 25. Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Nov 1863 at Vicksburg and mustered there the same day. Private. Transferred from Co D. Discharged on 4 May 1866 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p 97)

JOHNSON, Jonas

IL 17th Inf Co D. Residence: Walago, Knox County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 36. Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Jan 1864 at Galesburg, Illinois, and mustered on 22 Feb 1864 at Camp Butler. Recruit. Private. Transferred to IL 8th Inf Co K. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 17)

JOHNSON, Jonas

IL 8th Inf Co B. Residence: Walago, Knox County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 36. Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8’. Enlisted for three years on 22 Jan 1864 at Galesburg, Illinois. Mustered in at Camp Butler on 22 Feb 1864. Private. Transferred with several other soldiers to this regiment from the IL 17th Inf. Discharged for disability on 3 Jun 1865. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p 78)

JOHNSON, Jonas

MN 4th Inf Co B. Residence: Carver, Carver County, Minnesota. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 29. Enrolled 30 Sep 1861. Mustered 2 Oct 1861. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant. Discharged from the service for disability 18 Jul 1864. Sources: (MINN p181) (MCIW p225) (Ulvestad p260)

JOHNSON, Jonas

WI 13th Inf Co A. Residence: Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Shoemaker. Age 33. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9¼”. Volunteer. Enlisted for three years on 28 Dec 1863 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Bounty $302. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out 24 Nov 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 64-14; red book vol 18, p18) “Johanson, Jen”

JOHNSON, Jonas

IL 17th Inf Co E. Residence: Walago, Knox County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 36. Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Jan 1864 at Galesburg, Illinois, and mustered on 22 Feb 1864 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Recruit. Private. Transferred to IL 8th Inf Co B. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 21)

JOHNSON, Jonas O.

IA 4th Inf Co I. Residence: Freedom, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 2 Aug 1861. Mustered 21 Aug 1861. Private. Discharged 20 Nov 1862 at Keokuk, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-I cd p74)

JOHNSON, Joseph

IL 44th Inf. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 26. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 8 Oct 1864 at Chicago, Illinois, as a substitute for Owen Cronnigen (looks like). Mustered there the same day. Private. Unassigned recruit. Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p101)

JOHNSON, Joseph

WI 11th Inf Co E. Residence: Freeman, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Gray eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’7”. Volunteer. Enlisted for one year on 5 Oct 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out 4 Sep 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 52-13; red book vol 16, p94)

JOHNSON, Joseph

IL 91st Inf Co E. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Unmarried. Blue eyes, blond hair, dark complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Lisbon. Mustered 8 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 12 Jul 1865 at Mobile, Alabama. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p16)

JOHNSON, Joseph A.

WI 6th Inf Co I. Civil War: Killed in the battle of Petersburg, late June 1864. Sources: (Quiner p 475)

JOHNSON, Jul

From Holands Prestegjeld, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Manila, The Philippines. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Julius

Born 2 Oct 1844 in Toten, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Esdaile, Wisconsin. Died there on 20 Dec 1904. Sources: (Ulvestad p298) (Charles Benrud, cbenrud@bellsouth.net)

JOHNSON, Julius

IL 134th Inf Co K. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 19. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for 100 days on 16 May 1864 at Chicago. Mustered 31 May 1864 at Camp Fry, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 25 Oct 1864 at Chicago. Sources: (ILSA reel 11 p77)

JOHNSON, K. K.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Badger, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Kittle T.

WI 12th Inf Co C. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7¼”. Enrolled for one year on 13 Oct 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, as a substitute. Enlistment credited to Perry, Dane County. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out 16 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 17, p54)

JOHNSON, Knud

From Ryfylke, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Wendell, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Knud

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Voss, Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 8 Jan 1862 in Iowa. Mustered 27 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Corporal. Absent sick in hospital at Lebanon, Kentucky, since 27 Oct 1862. Died of disease in Louisville, Kentucky, 9 Nov 1862. Not known where he was buried. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-3, 77-8; red book vol 20 p18; blue book vol 20 p16) (Buslett p356) (Ulvestad p263) (Ager p292)

JOHNSON, Knud

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Viroqua, Bad Ax County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 16 Dec 1861 in Bad Ax County. Mustered 20 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Detached to serve in ordnance (as an orderly?) at 3rd Brigade Headquarters on 21 Aug 1863. Sick in hospital at Chattanooga 28 Sep 1863; sick at Nashville, Tennessee, since 8 Oct 1863. Sick at Dalton 22 Feb 1864. Mustered out with E Company in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 20 Dec 1864. Post war: Lived at Ostrander, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p74) (TAR) (Buslett p482) (Ager p277, photo; p304) (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Knud

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 5 Oct 1861 at Beloit and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Private. Disappeared from Mississippi River Island No. 10, 17 May 1862, and was listed as a deserter. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p102) (Buslett p536)

JOHNSON, Knud

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co B. Residence: Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born on the cotter’s farm Svindalen in Fister parish, Ryfylke, Rogaland, Norway, 4 Dec 1847. Came to America with his parents in 1861, traveling through Quebec to Fillmore County, where they joined relatives, including his older brother Osmund Johnson (See). Civil War: Age 18. In Sep 1864, he enlisted at Rochester, Minnesota. Mustered on 4 Oct 1864. Private. Transferred to Company E on 7 Jul 1865. He was stationed at Chattanooga, Tennessee, helping man heavy guns at a fort. Mustered out 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Knud married his widowed sister-in-law, Anna Olsdatter, on 23 Nov 1866, and they left Fillmore County in 1870 to go to St. Olaf township, Otter Tail County, Minnesota. They had five children. Knud became very active in the temperance movement, lecturing both in Norway and America. He was president of the National Temperance Association for several years. Knud died 23 Apr 1919, and was buried at Tordenskjold church near Underwood, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p575,591) (MCIW p617,624) (Obituary, Fergus Falls Ugeblad, publ 30 Apr 1919)

JOHNSON, Knud

From Hedemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Fertile, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Knud

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Primrose, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Knud

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Lake Mills, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Knud

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Norman County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Knudt

WI 12th Inf Co C. Residence: Perry, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted at Dodgeville. Mustered 18 Oct 1861. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 21 Nov 1863. Re-enlisted for three years and re-mustered on 4 Jan 1864 at Natchez, Mississippi. Mustered out 16 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-14,15)

JOHNSON, Knut

From Aardal, Norway. Civil War: Corporal. Post war: Living in Badger, Iowa, in 1907. Sources: (Ulvestad p263)

JOHNSON, Knut

IA 7th Inf Co B. Residence: Mitchell, Iowa. Born 29 Jul 1832 in Hardanger, Norway. Civil War: Age 29. Enlisted 8 Jul 1861. Mustered 24 Jul 1861. Private. Taken prisoner 7 Nov 1861, Belmont, Missouri. Exchanged Jan 1863. Re-enlisted & re-mustered 5 Jan 1864. Married on 31 Jan 1864 at Northwood, Iowa, to Mathia Amundson (1845-1931). Eight children. Mustered out 12 Jul 1865, Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: Came from Iowa to Caledonia, Traill County, North Dakota, in June 1879. Said to be suffering a “disease of the eyes”. Died 6 Oct 1906 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Sources: (ISW-I p982) (1885 Dakota Territorial Census, Traill County Veterans, p138) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59) “Johnson, Knute” “Wigen, Knute”

JOHNSON, Knute J.

US Army, 10th Div 20th Inf Co F. Born 28 Apr 1895 in Vemmerby, Sweden, son of Carl Johansen and Emma Olsen. First World War: Age 23. Entered service on 28 Jun 1918 at Elk Point, South Dakota. Private first class. Discharged 17 Jun 1919 at Camp Dodge, Iowa. Post war: Died at age 31 of internal hemorrhaging on 24 Nov 1926 at Sioux City, Iowa. Buried in Brooklyn Cemetery at Beresford, South Dakota, lot 162 grave 1. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Lincoln County)

JOHNSON, L.

Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 43. Married. Post war: The 1885 Minnesota state census shows him living in Brandon, Douglas County, Minnesota. He told the census taker that he had served in the Civil War: Sources: (DCHS Veterans card file) [This may be Lorentz Johnson of WI 27th Inf Co A.]

JOHNSON, Lander

IA 13th Inf Co B. Residence: Ridgeway, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Third Congressional District. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 29. Enlisted 20 Oct 1864. Mustered 20 Oct 1864. Private. Mustered out 21 Jul 1865, Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: In 1885, Lander Johnson was living in Ridgeway, Iowa. Buried in Lincoln Cemetery, Ridgeway; stone reads “1835 – 1916”. Sources: (ISW-II p632) (XSS Iowa IOWA p293) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

JOHNSON, Lars

From Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Wiota, Wisconsin (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Lars

MN 3rd Inf Co B. Residence: Carver, Carver County, Minnesota. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 40. Drafted. Mustered 27 Jun 1864. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Died at Pine Bluff, Arkansas, 7 Nov 1864. Sources: (MINN p130) (MCIW p181) (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Lars

WI 36th Inf Co K. Residence: Spring Brook, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Born at Vestre Bærum, Norway. Came from Christiania (now Oslo). Civil War: Farmer. Age 35. Hazel eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Feb 1864 at Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Mustered 23 Mar 1864 at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Killed in action at Cold Harbor on 3 Jun 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 162-12; red book vol 41) (Kennedy, James B. Wisconsin Civil War name index) (Love p1115) (Quiner p 827) (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Lars

WI 38th Inf Co K. Residence: Jenny, Marathon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 37. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 22 Aug 1864 at Armenia, Juneau County, Wisconsin. Mustered 7 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out 2 Jun 1865 at Delaney House, DC. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 170-12,13; red book vol 43)

JOHNSON, Lars

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co M. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 35. Enrolled 16 Feb 1865. Mustered 20 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 27 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p622) (MCIW p638)

JOHNSON, Lars

From Lærdal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Havana, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Lars

Residence: Armenia Township, Juneau County, Wisconsin. Born “Lars Johnsen Grythestuen” in 1827 in Biri, Norway, a son of John Olsen Grythestuen and Anne Monsdatter of Sondre Grythe. Came to America in 1850. Married to Mari, who was born in 1834. Two children: Ina, born 1856, and Johan, born 1859. Civil War: Farmer. Private. Sources: (Oudenstad p130)

JOHNSON, Lars

See HOVLAND, Lars Johnson

JOHNSON, Lars

MN 7th Inf Co E. Residence: Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minnesota. From Asker prestegjeld, Kristiania (Oslo). Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 14 Mar 1863. Mustered 17 Sep 1863. Recruit. Private. Killed 14 Jul 1864, in battle of Tupelo, Mississippi. Sources: (MINN p342) (MCIW p378) (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Lars

WI 5th Inf Co I. Reorganized. Civil War: First Lieutenant. 24 Sep 1864. Mustered out 20 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 26-4) (Quiner p 522)

JOHNSON, Lever M.

IA 7th Cav Reorganized. Residence: Worth County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Said to have been a son of John S. Mark, who served in the WI 15th Inf Co K under the name “Johannes Severson”. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 15 Oct 1864. Mustered 15 Oct 1864. Private. Recruit not assigned to a company. Died of disease 30 Apr 1865, at Fort Cottonwood, Nebraska. Sources: (ISW-IV p1503) (Walk) “Johnson, Lever H.”

JOHNSON, Lewis

WI 12th Inf Co K. Residence: Rising Sun, Freeman, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 23. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 30 Aug 1862 at Freeman. Mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, the same day. Private. Discharged from the service 31 May 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-13; red book vol 17, p180)

JOHNSON, Lewis

MN 1st Battalion Inf Co H. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 32. Enrolled 28 Mar 1865. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 14 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p560) (MCIW p77)

JOHNSON, Lewis

WI 31st Inf Co G. Residence: Argyle, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 30. Enlisted for three years on 20 Sep 1862 at Argyle. Mustered 24 Dec 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Note indicates Johnson was “absent sick” at time of his muster in. Private. Discharged for disability 15 Oct 1863 while in the General Hospital at Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 145-14; red book vol 36)

JOHNSON, Lewis

IL 12th Inf Co I. Born in Sweden. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Hazel eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 13 Feb 1864 at Princeton, Illinois, and mustered 20 Mar 1864 at Chicago, Illinois. Private. Died of wounds received at Lay’s Ferry on 15 May 1864. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 112)

JOHNSON, Lewis C.

See JOHNSON, Louis C

JOHNSON, Lewis H.

MN 11th Inf Co H. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enrolled 12 Aug 1864. Mustered 5 Sep 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 26 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p522) (MCIW p502)

JOHNSON, Loren

WI 15th Inf Co I. Civil War: Killed at Resaca, Georgia, in May 1864. Sources: (Quiner p 628)

JOHNSON, Lorents

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence not shown. Born 28 Apr 1841 in Norway. Civil War: Age 34. Enrolled 4 Nov 1861. Mustered the same day. Private. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 1864. Discharged from the service for disability, 4 May 1865. Post war: Was the first sheriff in Douglas County, Minnesota. Moved to Litchfield, Minnesota, and died there on 13 Feb 1919. Sources: (MINN p137) (MCIW p185) (Ulvestad p298) (Obituary note, Alexandria, Minnesota Citizen, 27 Feb 1919; p 5 col 6) “Johnson, Lorens”

JOHNSON, Lorentz

WI 27th Inf Co A. Civil War: Enlisted 14 Aug 1862. Private. Lost his left arm. Discharged from the service 22 Aug 1864. Post war: 1890 Veterans and Widows Census lists him living in Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota. Sources: (DCHS 1890 Veterans Census card file).

JOHNSON, Louis

WI 14th Inf Co I. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 29. Blue eyes, light hair, sandy complexion, 5’6”. Enrolled for one year on 2 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, as a substitute for H. H. McFann of Barre, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 70-14)

JOHNSON, Louis C.

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Buffalo City, Buffalo County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Farmer. Married. Gray eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Feb 1864 in La Crosse County. Mustered the same day at La Crosse. Private. Joined Company E at Knoxville, Tennessee. Sick in hospital 3 May 1864. Transferred to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee. Given 30 day furlough, 29 Jan 1865. Temporarily assigned to the 24th Infantry. Transferred to the Wisconsin 13th Infantry, Company I, on 11 Jun 1865. Mustered out 24 Nov 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Name is "Louis" on all pay rosters except the final one, in which he is listed "Lewis". Post war: Lived at Viroqua, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 18, p178; vol 20, p74) (TAR) (Buslett p482) (Ager p304) [One red book listing gives residence as Onalaska, La Crosse County.] “Johnson, Lewis C.”

JOHNSON, Ludrick O.

MI 12th Inf Co H. Residence: St. James, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Spanish-American War: Age 32. Enrolled 29 Apr 1898 at St. James. Mustered 6 May 1898 at Camp Ramsey in St. Paul. Private. In hospital 30 Aug 1898. Furloughed home on 9 Sep 1898. On furlough 29 Sep to 21 Oct 1898. Mustered out 5 Nov 1898 at New Ulm, Minnesota. Sources: (MSAW p176)

JOHNSON, Ludvig

From Lyster, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Crawford County, Wisconsin, in 1878. Sources: (Ulvestad p298) “Johnson, Louis”

JOHNSON, Lyfoer

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. Private. Sources: (MCIW p807).

JOHNSON, M.

From Hitterdal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, M. H.

Civil War: Post war: Buried in Bear Butte Cemetery at Sturgis, South Dakota, section 3, lot 1, grave 237. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Meade County)

JOHNSON, M. S.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Brandon, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Mack

WI 8th Inf Co I. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Unmarried. Brown eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 26 Feb 1862. Sources: (WHS red book vol 13 p 168).

JOHNSON, Magnus

NY 1st Inf Co I. Residence: Brooklyn, New York. Civil War: First Sergeant. Sources: (Rygg p46)

JOHNSON, Marcus

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Columbia County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 10 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 13 Feb 1862. Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant. Died of disease in a hospital at Clear Creek, near Corinth, Mississippi, 22 Jul 1862. Buried in the National Cemetery at Corinth. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p112) (Buslett p563) (Ulvestad p298) (Ager p310) “Johnson, Markus”

JOHNSON, Martin

MN 1st Battalion Inf Co E. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 15 Mar 1865. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service while in hospital on 10 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p551) (MCIW p73)

JOHNSON, Martin

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co I. Residence: Spring Valley, Olmsted County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 40. Enrolled 29 Nov 1862. Mustered 1 Dec 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Corporal. Discharged from the service with his company, 1 Dec 1863. Sources: (MINN p667) (MCIW p537)

JOHNSON, Martin

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Waterford, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway, probably from Ringebu. Civil War: Age 21. Laborer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Feb 1864 at Waterford. Mustered 16 Mar 1864 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Came to Company C at McDonalds Station, Tennessee, 26 Apr 1864. Transferred to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee, on 1 Jan 1865. Temporarily assigned to the 24th Infantry. Was sick in Division Hospital 28 May 1865. Transferred to Company I, 13th Infantry, 11 Jun 1865. Mustered out on 30 Nov 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Post war: Died in Zumbrota, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 18, p178; vol 20, p46) (Buslett p418) (Ager p299) (Hedberg) [One red book listing gives residence as Scandinavia, Waupaca County.] “

JOHNSON, Martin

WI 22nd Inf Co G. Residence: Wiota, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Voss, Norway 8 Jul 1837, son of John Anderson and Maret Hovelsdatter. Immigrated that year with his parents. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 25. Enlisted for three years on 4 Aug 1862 at Monroe, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 1 Oct 1862. Wounded, shot in a hand, 20 Jun 1863 in the battle at Peach Tree Creek, Georgia. Discharged from the service for disability on 28 Jan 1863 at Danville, Kentucky. Post war: Married 15 Aug 1865 to Larsena, who was born 15 Nov 1849, daughter of Peder Davidson Skjervaheim and Martha Torstensdatter Saude. Martin and Larsena had nine children: Mary, Josephina, Better, Tom, Peter, Will, Lena, Chester and Viola. Larsena died 25 Mar 1923; Martin died 24 Mar 1925. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 111-9,14; red book vol 27) (Quiner p 705) (Frank Hines, notes supplied to Dee Grimsrud, WHS, Madison.)

JOHNSON, Martin

From Sagstuen, Sondre Land, Norway. Civil War: Corporal. Was a prisoner of war at Libby prison, Richmond, Virginia. Post war: Living in South Wayne, Wisconsin, in 1907. Sources: (Ulvestad p263)

JOHNSON, Martin

From Ringebu, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Zumbrota, Minnesota, in 1904. Sources: (Ulvestad p298) “Johannesson, Morten, Nordre Nyfløt”

JOHNSON, Martin

From Mo, Helgeland, Norway. Spanish-American War: Lieutenant. Post war: He lived in Tacoma, Washington (in 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p257)

JOHNSON, Martin

MN 11th Inf Co I. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 42. Enrolled 20 Aug 1864. Mustered 24 Aug 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 26 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p525) (MCIW p504)

JOHNSON, Martin

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co M. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 40. Enrolled 16 Feb 1865. Mustered 20 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 27 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p622) (MCIW p638)

JOHNSON, Mathias

From Aasnes, Solor, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Jamesville, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Mathias

From Vadso, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Franklin, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad 298)

JOHNSON, Mathias

WI 13th Inf Co D. Born 29 Mar 1843 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, sandy hair, sandy complexion, 5’8½”. Enrolled for one year on 2 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Godfred Ohler, Greenfield, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 13 Jun 1864 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Granted a pension of $20 a month. Died at age 76 of pneumonia on 16 Feb 1920 at Jamesville township, Yankton County, South Dakota, and buried in the Bethlehem Norwegian Lutheran Cemetery there, section 11, lot 9, grave 1. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 64-14; red book vol 18, p76) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Yankton County)

JOHNSON, Mathias

Residence: Columbia County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. Wounded and died in a hospital during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Mathias

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Turner County, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Mathias L.

WI 23rd Inf Co G. Residence: Hampden, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 20. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Columbus, Wisconsin. Mustered 30 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Died in General Hospital on 5 Feb 1863 of wounds received in action at Arkansas Post, Arkansas, on 11 Jan 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 114; red book vol 28) (Love p1095) (Quiner p 710)

JOHNSON, Mattis

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". Lake Prairie Rangers of the First sub-district, 1st Battalion Special Volunteers, State Militia. Organized in Nicollet County during the Indian War of 1862. Service dates unknown. Private. Sources: (MCIW p799) (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Mons

MN 4th Inf Co H. Civil War: Enlisted 30 Aug 1864. Private. Discharged 12 Jun 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Lake Crystal, Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

JOHNSON, Morris

IL 34th Inf Co C. Residence: China, Lee County, Illinois. Born “Magnus Johnson Sexe” on 9 Mar 1844 in Hardanger, Norway. Came to America in 1858 to Lee County. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years at Franklin Grove, Illinois, in May (sic) 1861. Mustered 7 Sep 1861 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran for three years on 23 Dec 1863 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Re-mustered there on 3 Jan 1864. On re-enlistment, his residence is listed as Franklin, Lee County. Wounded 18 Jul 1864 in battle for Atlanta, Georgia. Sent to a hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. Rejoined his regiment in 1865. Taken prisoner in North Carolina during a skirmish connected with General Sherman’s campaign, and sent to Libby prison. Paroled after 35 days. Mustered out 12 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sometime during his service he was in Company D. Post war: Married 18 Oct 1874 at Lee, De Kalb County, Illinois, to Annie Sandven. Moved to Grand Forks County, Dakota Territory, in 1880, to South Dakota in 1889 and to Oregon in 1900. Died 4 Mar 1923 at Silverton, Oregon, and is buried there. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 81, 82, 85, 88) (1885 Dakota Territory Special Census) (Letter and obituary copy from Joyce Sande, Willmar, Minnesota) (Ulvestad p298).

JOHNSON, Mosier

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co D. Residence: Stearns County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 44. Enrolled 15 Oct 1862. Mustered 29 Oct 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 4 Nov 1863. Sources: (MINN p648) (MCIW p530)

JOHNSON, N. B.

Born in Sweden. Civil War: Post war: One of the first settlers in Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Started businesses in Otter Tail city, Perham and Maine, all county towns. Died 6 Aug 1884 in Maine, Otter Tail county. Sources: (Obituary, Fergus Falls Daily Journal, 14 Aug 1884, p 3)

JOHNSON, Nels

IL 44th Inf Co B. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 36. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 8 Oct 1864 at Joliet, Illinois, as a substitute for Elef H. Elefson. Mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 25 Sep 1865 at Camp Irwin (?), Texas. Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p61)

JOHNSON, Nels

Civil War: Private. Post war: Buried in North Cape, Wisconsin; stone reads “1833 – 1903”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

JOHNSON, Nels

WI 4th Cav Co A. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 18. Brown hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 27 Apr 1861 at Whitewater, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Jul 1861 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service 26 May 1863 at New Orleans, Louisiana, for disability. Sources: (WHS red book vol 4a p28)

JOHNSON, Nels

WI 45th Inf Co E. Residence: Hampton, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Madison, Dane County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Post war: Moved from Minnesota to Steele County, Dakota Territory, in June 1881. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-6; red book vol 50) (1885 Census, Dakota Territory).

JOHNSON, Nels J.

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 23. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 25 Oct 1861 at Oconomowoc, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 10 Dec 1861. Designated Corporal on 1 Jan 1862, and promoted to Sergeant on 1 Dec 1862. Assigned to military police duty with the Brigade on 19th and 20th of June, 1863. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863, and sent to Nashville, Tennessee. Was absent from D Company on recruiting duty 21 and 28 Nov 1863. Was post commander at Strawberry Plains in March 1864. Was acting Sergeant Major at Whiteside, Tennessee. Transferred 20 Nov 1864 to the Regimental Staff at Whiteside and promoted to Sergeant Major, effective from 15 Oct 1864. He is entered on the Roll of Honor of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps. Post war: He lived at Austin, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-1,3; red book vol 20 p4,56) (Buslett p448) (Ager p277, photo; p290; p301) (Ulvestad p260,298)

JOHNSON, Nels N.

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Kenosha City, Kenosha County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Black eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Feb 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Mar 1864 at Camp Randall, Madison. Private. Recruit. Joined H Company at Camden, Arkansas, on 21 Apr 1864 from the recruiting depot at Madison. Discharged from the service for disability on 24 Jun 1864 at Little Rock, Arkansas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-13,19; 130-10, 131-4,14; red book vol 32)

JOHNSON, Nidai

WI 17th Inf Co F. Residence: Menomonee, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enrolled for one year on 23 Dec 1864 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as a substitute for S. Mouzzy of Menomonee. Mustered there the same day. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-14; red book vol 22, p128)

JOHNSON, Niels

Residence: Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Civil War: Sergeant. Wounded in Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia. 19 Sep 1863. Promoted to Captain. Sources: (Ulvestad p255)

JOHNSON, Niels

WI 34th Inf Co I. Residence: New Denmark, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enrolled on 10 Nov 1862 at New Denmark. Mustered 15 Dec 1862. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 155-3)

JOHNSON, Niels

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Bylderup, Slesvig, Denmark, on 22 Nov 1832. Came to America in 1859. Civil War: Age 29. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 12 Nov 1861 at Waterford, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Corporal. Assigned as escort with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, 13 Oct 1863. Promoted to Sergeant, 1 May 1863. Sick in Chattanooga 28 Nov 1863. Transferred to 68th Indiana, 1 Feb 1864. Came back to C Company 1 Apr 1864. Mustered out with C Company, 1 Jan 1865, at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Commissioned Second Lieutenant on 25 Feb 1867, effective from 19 Oct 1864. His name is on the Roll of Honor for the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps. Post war: He became a farmer at North Cape. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p 42) (Buslett p405) (Ager p299) (Gjertveit) (Hedberg)

JOHNSON, Niels Ola

IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Glenwood, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted 30 Mar 1864. Mustered 28 Apr 1864. Private. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866, Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (ISW-II p479)

JOHNSON, Nils

From Kristiania (Oslo), Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived at Hudson, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Nils

MN 9th Inf Co H. Residence: Carver, Carver County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age not shown. Enrolled 20 Aug 1862. Mustered 27 Oct 1862. Private. Died 4 Jul (or Sep) 1864 in Andersonville prison. Buried in grave 7809. Sources: (MINN p441) (MCIW p450) (GPO p107) (“Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison” Atwater List, publ 1865)

JOHNSON, Nils

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Waseca, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Nils

See AASTERUD, Nils Johnson

JOHNSON, Nils

From Tromso, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Chicago, Illinois (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Nils B.

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Red Wing, Goodhue County. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 26. Enrolled 3 Oct 1861. Mustered 4 Nov 1861. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Designated Sergeant, Oct 1861. Re-enlisted 2 Feb 1864. Promoted to First Lieutenant, Company I, 28 Jul 1865. Mustered out 2 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p136) (MCIW p185, 193) (Ulvestad p258)

JOHNSON, Nils N.

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Leeds Centre, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 2 Feb 1862 at Leeds Centre and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1862. Private. Disappeared from Camp Randall, Wisconsin, 15 Feb 1862, and was listed as having deserted. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p116) (Buslett p564)

JOHNSON, O. B.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Buried at Winchester, Wisconsin; stone reads “11 Jun 1820 – 25 Oct 1903”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

JOHNSON, Olaus

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 3 Oct 1861. Mustered 4 Nov 1861. Private. Discharged from the service for disability, 18 Mar 1863. Sources: (MINN p137) (MCIW p185) (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Ole

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

JOHNSON, Ole

IA 18th Inf Co A. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway in 1842. Civil War: Private. Post war: Came to Freeman township, Freeborn County, Minnesota in 1871. Wife died in 1873. In 1918 he was living with a son in St. Louis County, Minnesota. Died 1920. Sources: (FCHS) (“Winneshiek County Volunteers”, Decorah Public Opinion, Tue., 18 Apr 1939 p2)

JOHNSON, Ole

IL 37th Inf Co I. Civil War: Private. Post war: Buried at Lutheran cemetery, Capron, Illinois. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

JOHNSON, Ole

IA 3rd Inf Co C. Residence: McGregor, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted 22 May 1861. Mustered 8 Jun 1861. Private. Discharged from the service 27 Apr 1863, Memphis, Tennessee, for disability. Post war: In 1885, Ole Johnson was living in Rock Rapids, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-I p343) (XSS Iowa IOWA p237)

JOHNSON, Ole

From Odalen, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Alpena, Michigan. Sources: (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Ole

See JARSHAW, Ole Johnson

JOHNSON, Ole

MN 1st Inf Co F. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled 29 Apr 1861. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 5 May 1864. Sources: (MINN p41) (MCIW p58)

JOHNSON, Ole

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Mustered 20 Jan 1863. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 2 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p139) (MCIW p185)

JOHNSON, Ole

WI Lt Arty 10th Battery. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted for three years at Fountain, Wisconsin, on 18 Nov 1861. Private. Sick at General hospital in Farmington, Mississippi, since 2 Jun 1862. Died there of disease on 2 Aug 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 241-4,8,9,10; red book vol 5) (Love p1134)

JOHNSON, Ole

MN 10th Inf Co F. Residence not shown. Nativity not shown. Civil War: Age 40. Enrolled 26 Feb 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Transferred to Co I on 4 Apr 1864. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 19 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p481,492) (MCIW p481,485)

JOHNSON, Ole

MN 11th Inf Co D. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled 23 Aug 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 26 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p510) (MCIW p497)

JOHNSON, Ole

MN 1st Battalion Inf Co I. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Enrolled 11 Apr 1865. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 14 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p563) (MCIW p78)

JOHNSON, Ole

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co A. Residence: Spring Grove, Houston County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 27 Sep 1862. Mustered 9 Oct 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service for disability December 1862. Sources: (MINN p637) (MCIW p526)

JOHNSON, Ole

See BOLSTAD, Ole Johnson

JOHNSON, Ole

MN Hatch's Independent Battalion Cav Co C. Residence: Glencoe, McLeod County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 39. Enrolled 14 Apr 1864. Mustered 15 Apr 1864. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 22 Jun 1866. Sources: (MINN p771) (MCIW p606)

JOHNSON, Ole

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". Was a member of Roscoe Mounted Militia, organized at Roscoe, 28 Aug 1862, and which served 33 days. Private. Was sick in Roscoe. Sources: (MCIW p796) (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Ole

IA 6th Cav Co D. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in 1836 in Norway, and came to America at age nine. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted 8 Oct 1862. Mustered 25 Oct 1862. Private. Promoted Wagonmaster 1 Jul 1864. Mustered out 17 Oct 1865, at Sioux City, Iowa. Post war: Moved from Iowa to Cass County, Dakota Territory, May 1881. Suffered a disability caused by a horse falling on him while he was at Ft. Sully, Dakota Territory. Died 9 Jun 1898 at Arlington, Snohomish County, Washington, of injuries suffered in a logging accident. A wire cable on a logging engine broke and the cable whipped across his stomach throwing him about forty feet and inflicting mortal internal injuries. Sources: (ISW-IV p1183) (1885 Census, Dakota Territory.) (News story in Arlington News, 11 Jun 1898) [The preceding information about Johnson’s death may apply to this man or to Ole H. Johnson of Lisbon, Illinois, who served in the IL 36th Inf Co D]

JOHNSON, Ole

From Sogn, Norway. Indian War: Private. Post war: Died in Little Sauk, Minnesota (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Ole

From Gudbrandsdalen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Post war: Died in McLeod County, Minnesota (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Ole

WI 7th Inf. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Gray eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’10”. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 24 Oct 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Peter Lageson, Perry, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 33-13)

JOHNSON, Ole

WI 7th Inf Co D. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 28. Enlisted for one year and mustered on 24 Oct 1864 at La Crosse. Private. Discharged from the service 12 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 12 p58)

JOHNSON, Ole

WI 10th Inf Co H. Residence: Racine, Wisconsin. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 22. Farmer. Gray eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 28 Aug 1861 at Pine Hill, Wisconsin. Mustered 5 Oct 1861 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease on 1 Apr 1862 at Bowling Green, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 48-10; red book vol 15) (WLCW p49) (Love p1073)

JOHNSON, Ole

Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived in Manchester, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Ole

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Hallingdal, Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 8 Jan 1862 in Iowa. Mustered 27 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Assigned to guard provision stores at Camp Ethridge since 23 Jun 1862. Absent left sick in Humboldt, Tennessee, 4 Jul 1862. Died of disease in Nashville, Tennessee, 13 Nov 1862. Buried in cemetery at Nashville; section A, grave 1335. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-3, 77-8; red book vol 20 p18; blue book vol 20 p16) (Buslett p357) (Ager p292) (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Ole

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Christiania, Minnesota (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Ole

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 29. Enlisted for three years on 6 Dec 1861 at Martell and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Private. Sick in hospital at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 7 Sep 1863. Mustered out with Company G on 13 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p102) (Buslett p536) (Ager p312)

JOHNSON, Ole

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born “Ole Johnson Nustad” in Biri, Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 4 Nov 1861 at Scandinavia and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 20 Dec 1861. Private. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 28 Nov 1863, and in Knoxville, Tennessee, 25 Feb 1864. Mustered out with Company I at Chattanooga on 10 Feb 1865. Post war: He was living in 1893 in Westby, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p130) (Buslett p595 photo) (Ager p280 photo; p315, e51) (Ulvestad p314) “Nustad, Ole”

JOHNSON, Ole

From Sovde, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived in Morris, Illinois. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Ole

WI 17th Inf. Born “Ole Johannesen Rebne” on 10 Jul 1832 at Nord Aurdal, Oppland, Norway, son of Johannes Svendsen Rebne and Marie Olsdatter Ranum. He came to America with his parents and a sister, Barbro, on “Lyna”, which sailed from Drammen, Buskerud, 8 Jun 1849 and arrived in New York 14 Aug 1849. They came to Buchanan township, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Ole was married on 17 Sep 1854 to Thuri Julsdatter Qvale (1828-?). Nine children. Civil War: Farmer. Age 33. Brown eyes, dark hair, ruddy complexion, 5’10”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 30 Sep 1864 at Liberty, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Post war: Moved to Warsaw Township, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-13) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-2544)

JOHNSON, Ole

From Sigdal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Worth County, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Ole

WI 21st Inf Co I. Residence: Neenah, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born in Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 20. Blacksmith. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Neenah, Wisconsin. Mustered 5 Sep 1862 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Private. Was in the battle of Perryville, Kentucky, 8 Oct 1862. Discharged from the service on 27 Feb 1863 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 106-14; red book vol 26)

JOHNSON, Ole

From Modum, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Buena Vista County, Iowa (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Ole

From Hadeland, Norway. Civil War: Private. He was a cavalryman. Post war: Died in Washington (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Ole

WI 31st Inf Co A. Residence: Lancaster, Grant County, Wisconsin. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 20. Laborer. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Transferred to WI 31st Inf Co K on 20 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 36)

JOHNSON, Ole

Lived in the Rock River Settlement in Wisconsin. From Gudbrandsdalen, Norway. Civil War: One of the first young men in the American war; one of the first Norwegians to serve under his adopted land’s Flag. Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p298)

JOHNSON, Ole

WI 44th Inf Co B. Residence: Gratiot, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Barchious, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 44. Hazel eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for one year on 5 Oct 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 7 Oct 1864 at Madison. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sick in hospitals from 27 Sep 1864 through 28 Jan 1865. On 1 Mar 1865, sent to a hospital in Wisconsin. Mustered out 29 Jul 1865 from Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-3,14; red book vol 49; blue book)

JOHNSON, Ole

See JONASSEN, Ole

JOHNSON, Ole

MN 4th Inf Co B. Residence: Glencoe, McLeod County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enrolled 26 Sep 1861. Mustered 2 Oct 1861. Private. Died 17 Aug 1864. Sources: (MINN p181) (MCIW p225)

JOHNSON, Ole A.

NY 69th Inf Co B. Civil War: Enlisted 15 Sep 1861. Private. Discharged 15 Aug 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Grafton, Walsh County, North Dakota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59)

JOHNSON, Ole B.

See BEE, Ole

JOHNSON, Ole B.

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 20. Enlisted for three years on 17 Oct 1861 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 12 Dec 1861. Named Corporal 1 Jan 1862. Was a guard with the commissary supply train for a while in 1862. Wounded and taken prisoner at Stone's River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862. Paroled at St. Louis, Missouri, in 1863. Promoted to Sergeant 18 Sep 1863. Wounded and again taken prisoner at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863. Died at Andersonville Prison on 16 Sep 1864 and is buried there in grave 8886. Was named Brevet (Honorary) Second Lieutenant 25 Feb 1867, with rank from 21 May 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p84) (Buslett p507) (Ulvestad p258) (Ager p307) (GPO p107) ancestry.com) (Quiner p 625)

JOHNSON, Ole C.

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Koshkonong, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born 23 Feb 1838 at Skipnes Farm, (Bortshuset Skibsnæs), Nordsjo, Holden Prestegjeld, Telemark, Norway. To US on board the Salvator, arriving in New York on 6 Jul 1844 after a 59 day journey from Porsgrunn, Telemark. He came with his parents and four siblings. The family went to Whitewater, Walworth County, Wisconsin. In 1852, they went to Koshkonong, Wisconsin. Ole studied law at Beloit College. Civil War: Age 23. Commissioned Captain, 12 Nov 1861. Appointed Company B Commander on 1 Dec 1861. Promoted Major, 15 Nov 1862, at Edgefield, Tennessee, succeeding Carl Riise who had resigned. Promoted Lieutenant Colonel, 15 Mar 1863, with rank from 26 Feb 1863, after the death of Lieutenant Colonel David McKee. He was wounded and taken prisoner in the Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, 20 Sep 1863, and sent to Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia. He escaped from Libby in May 1864 and returned to Company B on 24 July 1864. He later was officially exchanged and in 1865 returned to command the 15th Wisconsin. Promoted to Colonel. Mustered out on 10 Feb 1865. Named Colonel of the 53rd Wisconsin Infantry on 21 Feb 1865, but war ended before that regiment could take the field. Post war: Married on 3 Jan 1867 to Caroline Freie Bödtker. One child, a son, named Wilfor Chickamauga Shipness. In his later years Ole adopted the name “Skipnes”. He died 4 Nov 1886 in Beloit, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-4, 78-1; red book vol 20 p2,28) (Naeseth vol 2 p27) (Ulvestad p252) (Buslett p292 photo; p303) (Lonn p260) (Ager p253; p289, photo) (Quiner p 625, 870) (Gjertveit) (RWV p808) (Naeseth ’44-325) “Skipnes, Ole C.”

JOHNSON, Ole Christopher

See HOYAAS, Ole Johnson

JOHNSON, Ole F.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Redfield, Oregon. Sources: (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Ole H.

IL 36th Inf Co D. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born 1836 in Norway. Came to America at age 9. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Jul 1861 at Lisbon. Mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the service 22 Sep 1864, expiration of term of service. Post war: [The following information may apply to this man or to Ole Johnson of Decorah, Iowa, who served in the IA 6th Cav Co D.] After the war, he settled in North Dakota. Married. Three children. In February 1898, he had gone to a logging camp in Snohomish County, Washington, apparently in pursuit of better health. He died there 9 Jun 1898, three days after being severely injured by a wire cable of a logging engine which broke and struck him. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 61) (Arlington, WA, News, 11 Jun 1898)

JOHNSON, Ole J.

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co K. Residence: Blue Earth City, Faribault County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enrolled 1 Nov 1862. Mustered 10 Dec 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 10 Dec 1863. Sources: (MINN p673) (MCIW p539)

JOHNSON, Ole J.

IL 53rd Inf Co C. Residence: Ottawa, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Light eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 24 Nov 1861 at Ottawa. Mustered there on 1 Jan 1862. Corporal. Deserted 18 Aug 1862. Sources: (ILSA reel 5 p15)

JOHNSON, Ole J.

TX McCord's Frontier Cav Co E. CSA. Civil War: Enlisted 21 Dec 1862 at Camp Salmon, Texas. Private. Member of the Settlers "Home Guard" in the Indian wars. Served in Texas during the Civil War. Post war: Died 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 p299)

JOHNSON, Ole M.

WI 19th Inf Co B. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. From Trondhjem, Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted for three years on 1 Feb 1862 at La Crosse. Mustered 4 Mar 1862 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Corporal. Died of disease at Norfolk, Virginia, on 29 Jul 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 97-17; red book vol 24) (Love p1089) (Ulvestad p263)

JOHNSON, Ole O.

WI 42nd Inf Co D. Residence: Cross Plains, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Unmarried. Gray eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for one year on 9 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 10 Sep 1864 at Madison. Bounty $100. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-5,13; red book vol 47)

JOHNSON, Ole Peder

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Eua Claire County, Wisconsin Sources: (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Ole, Jr.

WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Bloomingdal, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 18. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’6¾”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Viroqua, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Died of chronic diarrhea at Booth Hospital near Cairo, Illinois, on 1 Aug 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30) (Love p1100)

JOHNSON, Ole, Sr.

WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Bloomingdal, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 18 (or 21). Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’6¾”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Viroqua, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service for disability “resulting from broken leg” on 29 May 1863 at Mound City, Illinois. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30)

JOHNSON, Oley

WI 13th Inf Co G. Residence: Spring Valley, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 23 Sep 1861 at Spring Valley, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 17 Oct 1861. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 31 Dec 1862 at Fort Henry, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 64-9; red book vol 18, p138) “Johnson, Ole”

JOHNSON, Oley F.

IL 46th Inf Co K. Residence: Caledonia, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Blue eyes, auburn hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Oct 1861 at Caledonia. Mustered 30 Dec 1861 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Sergeant. Re-enlisted for three years on 13 Jan 1863 at Moscow, Tennessee. Re-mustered 20 Nov 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Promoted to First Sergeant. Commissioned Second Lieutenant on 20 Dec 1864 at Kennerville, Louisiana. Promoted to Captain, 4 Mar 1865, at Mobile, Alabama. Mustered out with his regiment on 20 Jan 1866 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p115)

JOHNSON, Oley H.

IL 89th Inf Co H. Residence: Kendall, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 29. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 7 Aug 1862 at Yorkville, Illinois. Mustered 25 Aug 1862 at Chicago, Illinois. Private. Died of wounds received in action on 28 Jan 1863 at Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p33)

JOHNSON, Oliver

WI 36th Inf Co K. Residence: Spring Brook, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Feb 1864 at Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Mustered 23 Mar 1864 at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Killed in action near Petersburg, Virginia, on 18 Jun 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 162-12; red book vol 41) (Love p1115) (Quiner p 828)

JOHNSON, Oliver

Residence: Elk Mound, Wisconsin. From Bærum, Norway. Civil War: Private. Killed in the Battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia, [1-3 Jun] 1864. Sources: (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Oliver

WI 8th Inf Co E. Residence: Dunn, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 19 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 23 Feb 1864 at Black River, Mississippi. Bounty $402. Mustered on 9 Mar 1864 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Took part in battles of Fort de Russy (sp?), Henderson Hill, Cane River, Pleasant Hill, Eight day skirmish near Alexandria, Cloutierville, Mansura, Bayou De Glaize, Louisiana; Lake Chicot, Arkansas; Hurricane Creek; Abbeyville, Mississippi; pursuit of Rice through Arkansas and Missouri; and Nashville, Tennessee. Sick with fever in a hospital at Memphis, Tennessee. Died of disease on 1 Mar 1865 at Adams Hospital in Memphis. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 39-14; red book vol 13 p88) (WLCW p40)

JOHNSON, Oliver

IA 32nd Inf Co K. Residence: Story County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 43. Enlisted 31 Mar 1864. Mustered 20 Apr 1864. Private. Died of disease 7 Jul 1864 in Illinois. Buried National Cemetery at Jefferson Barracks, St Louis, Missouri; section 37 (371 ?), grave 31. Sources: (ISW-V p76)

JOHNSON, Olmstead

Residence: Rock County, Wisconsin. His father was from Lands Prestegjeld. Civil War: Private. Killed in the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Olof J.

MN 12th Inf Co F. Residence: Spring Valley, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Spanish-American War: Age 24. Enrolled 29 Apr 1898 at Spring Valley. Mustered 6 May at Camp Ramsey, St. Paul. Private. Mustered out 5 Nov 1898 at New Ulm, Minnesota. Sources: (MSAW p166)

JOHNSON, Orrin

WI 20th Inf Co A. Residence: Amsterdam, Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 18. Enlisted for three years on 1 Jul 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered 31 Jul 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service for disability at Madison, date unknown. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 101-14; red book vol 25)

JOHNSON, Oscar

IL 91st Inf Co E. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born 1839 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Hazel eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Jul 1862 at Lisbon. Mustered 8 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 12 Jul 1865 at Mobile, Alabama. Post war: Died 4 Nov 1918 in Newark, Illinois. Buried 6 Nov 1918 in Helmer Lutheran Churchyard. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 pg16) (Rootsweb “Veterans of the Civil War Burials in Kendall County”)

JOHNSON, Oscar

IA 39th Inf Co I. Residence not shown. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 19 Feb 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Transferred to IA 7th Inf Co I. Mustered out 12 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ISW-I cd p74; ISW-V cd p52)

JOHNSON, Oscar

WI 5th Inf Co I. Civil War: Private. Wounded in battles in the Wilderness during May or June 1864. Sources: (Quiner p 521)

JOHNSON, Osmund

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born 23 Feb 1827 at Tvedt, Årdal, Rogaland, a son of Jan Eivindsson and Valborg Osmundsdatter. Married on 21 Apr 1854 at Finnöy Parish to Barbro Kjeldsdatter Nådeöen. They came to America soon after marrying and settled in Rock County, Illinois. In 1858, they moved to a farm in Holt Township, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 34. Married. He enlisted for three years on 11 Feb 1862 in Fillmore County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, the same day(?). Private. Left behind sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 11 Jun 1862. Sick in Bardstown, Kentucky, 7 Oct 1862. Taken prisoner at Stone's River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862. Held in Libby Prison at Richmond, Virginia. In March, 1863, he was exchanged and sent to a parole camp at St. Louis, Missouri. He later rejoined his company. He was reported missing in action on 20 Sep 1863 in the Battle of Chickamauga. He had been wounded in the back of his head and lay unconscious on the battle field. He was picked up by the Confederate forces and taken to Richmond, and sent from there to Danville, Virginia, on 12 Dec 1863. In Feb 1864, he was moved to Andersonville Prison. Starvation and scurvy put him in the prison hospital 6 Aug through 8 Sep 1864. Sent to Millen, Georgia, on 11 Nov 1864. He was released to Union authorities at Jacksonville, Florida, on 29 Apr 1865. On his discharge from the service at Madison, Wisconsin, 30 May 1865, he went back to his home in Minnesota, where everyone believed he had died in prison. He arrived home just in time to stop the wedding of his wife to a neighbor. It is said that Barbro did not recognize him, he was so emaciated. He weighed about 60 pounds and could not stand. Post war: On 15 Feb 1888, Osmund was awarded a pension of $12 a month. Osmund and Barbro farmed in Holt Township until 1900, then moved to the town of Whalen, Fillmore County. His pension eventually reached $24 a month. He died 1 Oct 1906, age 79, at the home of his son, John O. Johnson of Peterson, Fillmore County, Minnesota. His wife, Barbro, died 29 Jun 1908. Osmund Johnson was a brother of Knud Johnson of the Minnesota 1st Regiment of Artillery, Company B. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p144) (Buslett p631) (Ager p171, photo; p317) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) (Gjertveit) (Ulvestad p299) (Meeker).

JOHNSON, Otto J.

TX 46th Cav Co E. CSA. Born “Otto Johan Martinsen Asetqv?” on 28 May 1840 at Amot, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for one year at Stephenville on 8 Mar 1862. Private. Reenlisted for three years or the war on 20 Dec 1862 at Camp Salmon. On wagon guard in Bosque County, Texas, from 17 Apr through May 1863. Discharged 10 Jun 1863 after obtaining a substitute, Aadne Holverson. Post war: Died 14 Oct 1897 at Norse, Bosque County. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)

JOHNSON, Paul

IA 16th Inf Co I. Residence: Canoe Township, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born “Pål Johanneson Spildø” on 4 Mar 1820 at Granvin Parish in Hordaland, Norway, a son of Johannes Pålsen Spildø and Anna Hansdatter Kolskar. He was married in 1845 to Anna Mikkelsdatter Røynestrand. They came to America with their seven children in 1859 and by 1860 had settled on a small farm in Winneshiek County. Civil War: Age 44. Blue eyes, brown hair, medium complexion, 5’8½”. He was drafted on 20 Oct 1864, at Decorah, Iowa, and was assigned to the Iowa 16th Regiment, reporting to that unit at Davenport, Iowa, on 5 Dec 1864. Private. Was in a hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, suffering acute rheumatism. Later he was in a hospital in Louisville, suffering from “fever”. Discharged from the service 6 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. The Company’s muster roll for July 1865 shows that he had not been paid since the date of his enrollment and, in addition, that he was owed $23.25 on his clothing account. A family story is that he started for his home in Iowa, accompanied by some companions. The group stopped for the night, but he, anxious to get to his home, continued on walking. He was never heard from after that. Sources: (ISW-II p1135) (Great, great grandson Vernon Spilde, Decorah, Iowa)

JOHNSON, Peder

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in North LaCrosse, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Peder

Civil War: Private. Wounded in the Battle of New Hope Church, Georgia [23-27 May 1864], captured by Confederate forces and taken to a prison. Post war: Lived at Primrose, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Peder

Residence: Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. Died in Bowling Green, Kentucky, during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Peder

From Vardal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Peder

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Enlisted 5 Feb 1864. Private. Mustered out on 25 May 1865. Sources: (Ager p301)

JOHNSON, Peder

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 30 Oct 1861 at Oconomowoc, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 10 Dec 1861. Private. Died of disease in camp near Corinth, Mississippi, 21 Jul 1862. Buried at the National Cemetery there. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3; red book vol 20 p60) (Buslett p449)

JOHNSON, Peder

MN 2nd Inf Co E. Residence: Wilmington, Houston County, Minnesota. Born in Hedalen, Valders, Norway. Civil War: Age 45. Drafted. Mustered 13 Jun 1864. Private. Died in a hospital at Cairo, Illinois, 25 Dec 1864. Sources: (MINN p84) (MCIW p134) (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Peder O.

WI 49th Inf Co B. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born “Peder Johanneson Olterudødegarden” on 15 Jun 1826 in Østre Toten, Oppland, Norway. Came to America with his mother and two brothers on the “Tricolor” from Christiania reaching New York on 25 Jul 1846. Married Ingeborg Jensdatter (1825-1856) on 26 Sep 1850 in Winneconne, Wisconsin. Three children. Married in 1857 to Olena Christianson (1829-1872). Four children. Civil War: Age 38. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 23 Feb 1865 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Lawrence township, Brown County. Private. Discharged for disability on 23 Aug 1865 at St. Louis, Missouri. Post war: Married Agnethe Pedersen Lund (1843-1907) on 7 May 1873 and they had one child. Peder died 19 Aug 1913 and is buried at Grace Lutheran Church, Winchester. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, publ. 2002 p 4-15) (Karen Christianson, Larson, Wisconsin, karen_cademartori@yahoo.com) (Naeseth ’46-583) “Johnson, P. O.” He was a brother of Christian Johnson, who served in WI 1st Hv Arty.

JOHNSON, Peter

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Rochester, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born “Peder Johannesen Ellestad” on 27 Jan 1844 at Vestre Slidre, Oppland, Norway, son of Johannes Nilsen Ellestad and Gro Pedersdatter Qvale. He came to America with his parents and three brothers on “Statsraad Vogt”, which sailed from Bergen and arrived in New York on 3 Jul 1848. They came to Blooming Grove Township, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Enlisted 15 May 1864. Discharged 1 Apr 1865. Post war: Became a farmer in Jacksonville Township, Chickasaw County, Iowa. Married 24 Jun 1870 to Martha Atlesdatter Ylvisaker (1848-1924). Eleven children. Peter died at New Hampton, Chickasaw County, 28 Mar 1923, and was buried in Crane Creek Lutheran Cemetery, Chickasaw County. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 79-1; red book vol 20 p 46) (Buslett p 419) (Ulvestad p299) (Ager p298) (Unidentified obituary) (Meeker) ancestry.com) (Naeseth ’48-265)

JOHNSON, Peter

MN 2nd Inf Co K. Residence: Wellington, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 39. Drafted. Mustered 27 May 1864. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service from hospital July 1865. Sources: (MINN p113)

JOHNSON, Peter

IA 35th Inf Co D. Residence: Muscatine, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 13 Aug 1862. Mustered 29 Aug 1862. Private. Discharged for disability 28 May 1863 at Mound City, Illinois. Sources: (ISW-V cd p58)

JOHNSON, Peter

MN 1st Reg Hv Arty Co B. Residence: Highland, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Kvam parish, Stods prestegjeld, Nord Trondelag, Norway. Came to America in 1859, traveling through Quebec and to Lansing, Iowa. Eventually he acquired a farm in Fillmore County. Civil War: Age 37. Enrolled 27 Sep 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 17 Jun 1865. Post war: Lived at Whalen, Fillmore County. Took the name “Noem”. Buried at Highland Cemetery. Sources: (MINN p576) (MCIW p617) (Ulvestad p314) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p152) (descendant John Erickson, La Crescent, Minnesota) “Noem, Peter”

JOHNSON, Peter

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co H. Residence: Sterling, Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 44. Enrolled 14 Nov 1862. Mustered 5 Dec 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Died 19 Oct 1863 at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p664) (MCIW p536)

JOHNSON, Peter

US 5th Arty. Civil War: Enlisted during June 1864. Enlistment credited to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 258-5)

JOHNSON, Peter

WI 14th Inf Co D. Residence: Neshonoc, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Blue eyes, light hair, sandy complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Recruit. Was engaged in the Red River Expedition of 1864. Was at Tupelo, Nashville and Mobile. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 70-13; red book vol 19, p80)

JOHNSON, Peter

IL 130th Inf Co K. Residence: Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 20. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted 3 Oct 1864 at Springfield, and mustered there the same day. Private. Transferred to the US Navy on 12 Apr 1864 (sic). Sources: (ILSA reel 11 p30)

JOHNSON, Peter

IL 83th Inf Co D. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 44. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for one year on 17 Oct 1864 at Chicago and mustered there the same day. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p18)

JOHNSON, Peter

IL 61st Inf Co D. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 44. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for three years on 17 Oct 1864 at Chicago and mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 8 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (ILSA reel 6 p22)

JOHNSON, Peter

IA 35th Inf Co F. Residence: Louisa County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 35. Enlisted 11 Aug 1862. Mustered 4 Sep 1862. Private. Taken prisoner. Discharged for disability on 28 May 1863 at Mound City, Illinois. Sources: (ISW-V cd p58)

JOHNSON, Peter

IL 17th Inf Co D. Residence: Galva, Henry County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 23. Tailor. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 25 May 1861 at Peoria, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged for disability on 27 Mar 1863 at St. Louis, Missouri. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 16)

JOHNSON, Peter

IL 21st Inf Co F. Residence: Greenville, Henderson County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 28. Farmer. Blue eyes, auburn hair, light complexion, 5’7½” Enlisted for one year on 18 Feb 1865 at Quincy, Illinois. Mustered on 22 Feb 1865 at Quincy. Private. Transferred from IL 84th Inf. Discharged 16 Dec 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 31)

JOHNSON, Peter

IL 36th Inf Co E. Born 27 Dec 1825 in Skaanevik, Norway. Civil War: Post war: Died 21 May 1926 in Helmer, Illinois. Buried 26 May 1926 in Helmer Lutheran Churchyard, Kendall County, Illinois. Sources: (Rootsweb “Veterans of the Civil War Burials in Kendall County”)

JOHNSON, Peter

WI 45th Inf Co G. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Dodgeville, Iowa County. Born in Stiffenbergan, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Dec 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 10 Dec 1864 at Madison. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-9; red book vol 50)

JOHNSON, Peter

WI 49th Inf Co A. Residence: Lawrence, Brown County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 21 Feb 1865 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 193-4)

JOHNSON, Peter A.

IL 36th Inf Co D. Residence: Nettle Creek, Grundy County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Jul 1861 at Lisbon, Illinois. Mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Wounded in the battle of Chickamauga, Georgia. Mustered out on 16 Sep 1864 at Springfield, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 61)

JOHNSON, Peter H.

IL Lt Arty Henshaw’s Battery. Residence: Adams, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 27 Sep 1864 at Joliet, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Recruit. Mustered out with his Battery on 18 Jul 1865 at Springfield, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 18 p43)

JOHNSON, Peter H.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Forest City, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Peter H.

MN 7th Inf Co C. Residence: Preble, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enrolled 4 Sep 1864. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 16 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p334) (MCIW p374)

JOHNSON, Peter I.

WI 37th Inf Co I. Civil War: Wounded in the battle at Poplar Grove church, Sep 1864. Sources: (Quiner p 841)

JOHNSON, Peter J.

WI Detachment of Drafted Men detailed as a Permanent Party. Residence: Gale, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin. Has a wife, Johana, and three children. Civil War: Enrolled 4 Dec 1863. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 258-8)

JOHNSON, Peter No 1

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 26. Married. Enlisted for three years on 20 Dec 1861 in Dane County. Mustered the same day at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Detached as a hospital orderly (Nurse), and left at Bowling Green, Kentucky, 16 Sep 1862 and for awhile in 1863. Sick in hospital at Chattanooga, Tennessee, 28 Nov 1863. Also in Nashville. Wounded in his right side in the Battle at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Sent to hospital at Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri. Mustered out 20 Dec 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p74) (TAR) (Buslett p482) (Ager p304)

JOHNSON, Peter No 2

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Coon, Bad Ax County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 30. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 5 Dec 1861 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered 10 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick in hospital at Bowling Green, Kentucky, on 4 (or 24) Nov 1862. Died there of disease on 11 Jan 1863. Buried in National Cemetery at Nashville, Tennessee; section N, grave 310. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p74) (TAR) (Buslett p483) (Ager p304)

JOHNSON, R.

WI 36th Inf Co C. Civil War: Wounded in action in skirmishes in and around Cold Harbor, Virginia, sometime between 26 May 1864 and 7 Jun 1864. Sources: (Quiner p 827)

JOHNSON, R. W.

Spanish-American War: Private. Bugler. Post war: Lived in Yankton, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Rasmus

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Enlisted 5 Nov 1862. Corporal. Discharged from the service for disease 15 Apr 1864. Sources: (Ager p299)

JOHNSON, Rasmus

WI 27th Inf Co K. Residence: Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled for three years on 19 Jan 1863 at Milwaukee, as a substitute for Thos. Floyd of Racine, Wisconsin. Mustered 7 Mar 1863. Private. Promoted to Sergeant 20 Mar 1863. Reduced to ranks on 11 Aug 1863. Left sick at Helena, Arkansas, 13 Aug 1863. Moved to general hospital at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-12, 130-12; red book vol 32)

JOHNSON, Roelof

Born near Stavanger, Norway. Came to America about 1855 with his brothers Hans Hanson and Samuel Sampson. Married Martha Habersdatter. One son Oliver. Civil War: Private. Killed. Post war: His widow married another Civil War veteran, Johannes Tisdall, in 1866. Sources: Rootsweb.com. Sue Cook suecook@gte.net)

JOHNSON, Royal

PA 98th Inf Co F. Civil War: Post war: Died on 17 Oct 1926 at age 84 in Hot Springs, South Dakota, of myocarditis. Buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Rapid City, South Dakota, block 918, grave 1. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Pennington County)

JOHNSON, Samuel

MN 1st Inf Co H. Residence not shown. Born Sivert Johnson on 5 Oct 1836 on island of Rennesøy, Rogaland, Norway, a son of Johannes Pederson Hauske and Marta Larsdatter Ekrene. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 10 Mar 1864. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Transferred to the 1st Battalion of Infantry, Co B. Promoted to Corporal. Discharged from the service with his company, 14 Jul 1865. Post war: Married Elizabeth (Betsy) Breta Hovland. They bought a farm, later called “Betsy Place” in 1867. Samuel Johnson of Joy, Douglas County, Minnesota, in Sep 1874, was granted a pension of $8 a month because of a gun shot wound just below his sternum. Sources: (MINN p41, p541) (MCIW p62,69) (Pension List, 1882-3. Vol 4 p541) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota) (Bruce Larson, Minneapolis, Minnesota)

JOHNSON, Samuel

MN 4th Inf Co B. Civil War: Post war: In 1890, he was living in Comfrey, Brown County, Minnesota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

JOHNSON, Samuel

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Stillwater Guards, organized at Stillwater, Minnesota, about 30 Aug 1862 and served in the Chengwatana Expedition until 20 Sep 1862. Private. Sources: (MCIW p804) (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Samuel

IA 9th Inf Co E. Residence: Elkader, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Enlisted 14 Sep 1861. Mustered 24 Sep 1861. Private. Discharged from the service 26 May 1863, St Louis, Missouri. Sources: (ISW-II p74)

JOHNSON, Samuel

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Norwegian, born in Smaaland, Sweden. Civil War: Age 30. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 5 Nov 1861 at Waterford, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted Corporal 7 Feb 1862. Wounded at Stone's River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862, and sent to hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. Was absent in Murfreesboro because of his wounds. Became unfit for further service and was discharged for wounds at Louisville, Kentucky, 15 Apr 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p 42) (Buslett p419) (Ulvestad p263) (Quiner p 521) (Meeker)

JOHNSON, Samuel

WI 30th Inf Co C. Residence: Trempealeau, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin. Born in Lorain County, Ohio. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Farmer. Black eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Galesville, Wisconsin. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 140-13; red book vol 35)

JOHNSON, Samuel

Civil War: Private. Post war: Member of Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota, GAR post. Sources: (DCHS 1890 Veterans card file)

JOHNSON, Samuel

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived in Goldendale, Washington. Sources: (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Samuel

IA 1st Cav Co M. Residence: Clayton County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Enlisted 25 Jan 1864. Mustered 22 Feb 1864. Private. Mustered out 14 Jun 1865, Little Rock, Arkansas. Sources: (ISW-IV p110)

JOHNSON, Samuel H.

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Civil War: Enlisted 6 May 1861. Private. Wounded, a gunshot through his left hand. Discharged 9 May 1864. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Choice, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

JOHNSON, Samuel H.

From Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Granted a pension of $4 a month because of a gun shot wound to his left hand. Lived in Mabel, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p299) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)

JOHNSON, Sever

Residence: Columbia County, Wisconsin. From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died in a hospital near the end of the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Sever

IA 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Hartland, Iowa. Born 22 Mar 1825 in Vikers parish, Aadalen, Norway. Married Inger Olsen Hareviren in 1848 (or 1850). Came to US in 1850 (or 1852). Civil War: Age 44. Drafted. Enrolled and mustered 15 Oct 1864. Private. Mustered out 24 Jul 1865, Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: After the war he became Sever J. Haugrud, according to Worth County WPA records. He lived at Silver Lake Township in Worth County. Haugrud’s daughter called herself Isabel Johnson. He died 26 Dec 1920 and was buried in Silver Lake Cemetery, Worth County Sources: (ISW-II p967) (Walk) (Obituary, unidentified newsclip, furnished by Carolyn Rod, Decorah, Iowa) “Hougrud, Sever J.” “Haugrud, Sever J.”

JOHNSON, Severt

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Voss, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7½”, medium build. Enlisted for three years on 13 Aug 1862 at Christiania. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $75 still due at muster out. Private. Left sick at Helena, Arkansas, 13 Aug 1863. Absent sick at Duval’s Bluff, Arkansas, 29 Aug 1863. On detached service “guarding boat”, 3 Mar 1864. On 12 Oct 1864, absent sick and sent north to general hospital at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. On 3 Apr 1865, he is shown as returning to duty from absent sick at Prairie du Chien. Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,17,19; 130-10, 131-14; red book vol 32) “Johnson, Sivert”

JOHNSON, Sjur

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Not shown. Born “Sjur Johnsen Bjørgaas” on 23 Oct 1840 at Vaksdal, Hordaland, Norway, son of John Sjursen Bjørgaas and Mari Knudsdatter Aldalen. Sjur came from Voss, Hordaland, to America with his parents and eight siblings on “Bjørgvin”, which sailed from Bergen about 12 May 1849 and arrived in New York on 6 Jul 1849. They came first to the Koshkonong settlement in Dane County, Wisconsin, then to Hampden Township, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Post war: Moved to Graettinger, Palo Alto County, Iowa. Married Martha Knutsdatter Øfstedahl. Two children. Sources: (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-1223)

JOHNSON, Soren

WI 29th Inf Co K. Residence: Oak Grove, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Oak Grove. Mustered 27 Sep 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 22 Jun 1865 at Shreveport, Louisiana. Sources: (WHS red book 34)

JOHNSON, Soren

MN 1st Battalion Co A. Residence not shown. Civil War: Enlisted 7 Mar 1865. Mustered 9 Mar 1865. Private. Discharged from the service with his company. Mustered out 14 Jul 1865. Post war: Died in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota (before 1907). Sources: (MCIW p67) (MINN p537) (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Soren

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Nov 1861 at Scandinavia, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 20 Dec 1861. Private. Sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10 in September and October, 1863. Was killed in action, a minnie ball shot in his head, at Resaca, Georgia, 15 May 1864. Buried in the National Cemetery at Chattanooga, Tennessee, section L, grave 317. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11,18; red book vol 20 p130) (Buslett p596) (Ulvestad p299) (Ager p315)

JOHNSON, Svend

See JOHNSON, Swen

JOHNSON, Svend

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 43. Married. Enlisted for three years on 25 Oct 1861 at Chicago, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 15 Nov 1861. Private. Detached from D Company on Mississippi River Island No. 10 and assigned to Company A for a month during April 1862. Sick in hospital 28 Jul 1862. Became unfit for service and was discharged from a hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, on 6 Oct 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3; red book vol 20 p60) (Buslett p449) (Meeker) (Ager p301)

JOHNSON, Swen

MN 1st Inf Co B. Residence: Washington County, Minnesota. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled 29 Apr 1861. Mustered the same day. Private. Wounded in the Battle of Antietam, Maryland, 17 Sep 1862. Discharged from the service for disability 14 Dec 1862. Post war: Granted a pension of $18 a month because of the loss of his left forearm. Sources: (MINN p25) (MCIW p52) (Ulvestad p299) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)

JOHNSON, Terris

IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Newark, Kendall County, Illinois. Born “Tørris Johannesen Mehuus” on 5 Sep 1837 in Mehuus in Halsnoen, Sondhordland, Norway, son of Johannes Tørresen Mehuus and Ingeborg Jonsdatter Mortveit. Came from Skånevik, Hordaland, to America with his grandfather, Tørris Halstensen Mehuus, a brother John (also to become a soldier) and a sister, Sidsela. They came on “Harmonie”, which sailed from Stavanger, Rogaland on 13 May 1849 and arrived in New York on 3 Jul 1849. They came to Calumet, Illinois, and, in 1851, to Kendall County. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 13 Aug 1861 at Newark. Mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Promoted to Sergeant. Wounded in the Battle of Perryville, Kentucky [8 Oct 1862]. Discharged from the service on 4 Apr 1863 for disability due to his wounds. Post war: Married in 1865 to Elizabeth Ryerson. Six children. Died 24 Jun 1934. Buried West Lisbon Lutheran Cemetery, Lisbon, near Newark. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 71) (FLOM p 357) (Naeseth ’48-1751) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-96) (Ulvestad p299, 309) (Rootsweb “Veterans of the Civil War Burials in Kendall County” (Rootsweb: J.C.Spencer jcspencer36@msn.com) “Mehus, Torris Johnsen” “Johnsen, Terris”

JOHNSON, Theodore

MN 12th Inf Co K. Residence: Blue Earth City, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Spanish-American War: Age 27. Enrolled 29 Apr 1898 at Waseca, Minnesota. Mustered 7 May at Camp Ramsey. Private. Discharged from the service per surgeon’s certificate of disability, 11 Jul 1898, at Fort Snelling. Sources: (MSAW p185)

JOHNSON, Theodore S.

IL Lt Arty Henshaw’s Battery. Residence: Adams, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 36. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for one year on 27 Sep 1864 at Joliet, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Recruit. Private. Mustered out with his Battery on 18 Jul 1865 at Springfield, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 18 p41)

JOHNSON, Thom

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Chetek, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Thomas

IL 147th Inf Co G. Born 1847 in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Entered service on 8 Feb 1865 in Illinois. Private. Discharged 8 Feb 1866. Post war: Moved to Mitchell, South Dakota. Died of paralysis on 12 Sep 1915 at age 68 and is buried in Graceland Cemetery, Mitchell; 1st addition, block 10, lot E, grave 1. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Davison County)

JOHNSON, Thomas

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Dunkirk, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born “Thomas Johnsen Lehnskjoldgrav” on 27 Feb 1824 at Lensegrav in Drangedal, Telemark, Norway, to farmer Jon Halvorsen and Johanne Knudsdatter. He married Siri Einertsdatter Vraalstad on 26 Mar 1846, in Drangedal Parish, Norway. Siri was born 27 Jul 1823 in Tordal Parish, Drangedal, to farmer Einert of Wraalstad and Kari Pedersdatter. Thomas and Siri came to America in 1846 and settled at Koshkonong Prairie, Wisconsin. They had six children: Johanna Karine, born 4 Jan 1850; Elaine, born 14 Jul 1854 and who died 12 Jun 1908; Sivert (or Einert), born Feb 1858; Halvor, born Sep 1860; Andrea, born 26 Mar 1864; and John, born Feb 1866. Civil War: Age 37. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’10½”. Enrolled for three years on 3 Oct 1861 at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. Mustered 4 Nov 1861 at Fort Snelling. Private. On 29 Mar 1862, at Nashville, Tennessee, he was discharged from the service for disability due to “chronic rheumatism for which he has been frequently disabled for a few days at a time”. Post war: His wife, Siri, was appointed her husband’s guardian on 14 Oct 1897, he being judged a spendthrift. They lived at Fisher, Minnesota, at the time. Johnson died 14 May 1905 at Garfield, Polk County, Minnesota, of Bright’s Disease. In January, 1906, when she was 82, Siri Johnson applied for and was granted a widow’s pension of $12 a month. She died 12 Jun 1908. Sources: (MINN p137) (MCIW p185) (Ulvestad p306) (Certificate of Disability for Discharge) (Information from Pension papers, and from a descendant, Dr. Arthur G. Lensgraf, Nashville, Tennessee. Marriage and immigration dates may be in error, for Dr. Lensgraf has a letter written by Thomas Johnson Lensegrav, Dunkirk, Dane County, Wisconsin Territory, dated 20 Apr 1846, saying they had arrived in Milwaukee 24 Aug “last year”.) [Death may have been at Fisher, Minnesota, or at Fertile, Minnesota.]

JOHNSON, Thomas

IA 44th Inf Co H. Residence: Boone County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enlisted for 100 days 12 May 1864 as Corporal. Mustered 1 Jun 1864. Private. Mustered out 15 Sep 1864, Davenport, Iowa, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ISW-V p1242)

JOHNSON, Thomas

IA 9th Inf Co I. Age 39. Mitchell, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 39. Enlisted 2 Sep 1861. Mustered 18 Sep 1861. Private. Wounded severely 7 Mar 1862, Pea Ridge, Arkansas. Wounded in his head 4 Oct 1862, at Corinth, Mississippi. Discharged from the service for wounds 26 Feb 1863, Keokuk, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-II p74)

JOHNSON, Thomas

WI 22nd Inf Co G. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 13 Feb 1864 at Monroe, Wisconsin. Mustered 25 Mar 1864 at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Wiota, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Private. Absent sick at Keokuk, Iowa, since 20 Oct 1864. Transferred to WI 3rd Inf on 10 Jun 1865. Mustered out at Davenport, Iowa, on 20 May 1865. [Dates are as listed.] Post war: Buried at Graceland cemetery, Blanchardville, Wisconsin; stone reads “18 Sep 1846 – May 1921”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 111-13; red book vol 27) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

JOHNSON, Thomas

?? 147th Inf Co C. Born 1847 in Norway. Civil War: Entered service 8 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged 8 Feb 1866. Sources: (South Dakota Historical collections, vol XVI, publ 1932, p350)

JOHNSON, Thomas

From Mandal, Norway. Revolutionary War: Served under John Paul Jones aboard the “Bonhomme Richard”. Later served on the “Alliance” and on the “Ariel”. Believed to have died at the U.S. Naval Asylum in Philadelphia on 12 Jul 1851. Sources: (Bergmann, Leola Nelson, “Americans from Norway”, publ. 1950 by J.B.Lippincott Co. p28) (Anderson, Rasmus B., “The First Chapter of Norwegian Immigration 1821-1840”, publ 1896, p26)

JOHNSON, Thomas

From Bergenskanten, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded three times. Post war: Lived in Benson, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Thomas

From Borgund, Lærdals Prestegjeld, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Wonewoc, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Thomas

See LENSEGRAV, Thomas Johnson

JOHNSON, Thomas

WI 3rd Inf Co _. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Gray eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enrolled for three years on 19 Feb 1864 at Monroe, Wisconsin. Mustered 23 Mar 1864. Private. Absent sick in Keokuk, Iowa (?) since 20 Oct 1864. This report is dated 10 Jan 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 12-2)

JOHNSON, Thomas

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Malmros Guards, organized 29 Aug 1862, and served about one month in the southern part of Minnesota. Private. Sources: (MCIW p791) (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, Thore

IL 95th Inf Co B. Residence: Boone, Boone County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 29. Hazel eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 30 Dec 1862 at Belvidere, Illinois. Mustered that day at Camp Butler, Springfield, Illinois. Private. Transferred to the 47th Illinois Infantry, Company B Re-organized. Mustered out with B Company on 21 Jan 1866 at Demopolis, Alabama. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p10; reel 17 p47)

JOHNSON, Thorey

IA 9th Cav Co F. Residence: Waterville, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 26 Sep 1863. Mustered 26 Sep 1863. Private. Promoted Corporal, 4 Apr 1864; Died of disease 22 Sep 1865, Little Rock, Arkansas. Buried National Cemetery, Little Rock, Arkansas; section 2, grave 689. Sources: (ISW-IV p1709)

JOHNSON, Tollef

MN 7th Inf Co G. Residence: Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born 28 Dec 1840 in Østre Toten, Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 16 Aug 1862. Mustered 30 Oct 1862. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 16 Aug 1865. Post war: Died 9 Sep 1935 at Red Wing. Sources: (MINN p349) (MCIW p381, 694) (Ulvestad p299) (Charles Benrud, cbenrud@bellsouth.net)

JOHNSON, Torgus

WI 23rd Inf Co D. Residence: Pleasant Springs, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born “Torjus Johmsen Homme” on 23 Aug 1841 at Kviteseid, Norway, son of John Torjussen Homme and Birgit Knudsdatter Brekke. He came to America with his parents and three siblings on “Lorena”, which sailed from Havre, France, and arrived in New York on 17 Jul 1843. They came to Muskego, Racine County, Wisconsin, and moved about 1846 to Pleasant Springs. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 21. Enlisted 11 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 30 Aug 1862. Private. Mustered out 4 Jul 1865. Post war: He was married in October 1866 to Anna Hendrickson (c1849-c1924). Ten children. In 1868, they moved to Chippewa Falls Township, Pope County, Minnesota. In March 1881 a man named Torgus Johnson, then of Glenwood, Pope County, was granted a pension of $10 a month because of chronic diarrhea, disease of his lungs, chronic rheumatism and debility of his eyes. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 114-13) (RWV vol 2 p240) (Naeseth ’43-487) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota) “Johnson, Targis”

JOHNSON, Tosten

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co D. Residence: Blackhammer Township, Houston County, Minnesota. Born 18 Jul 1834 at Vestre Slidre, Valders, Norway, the eighth child of Jorend Gjermundsdatter and John Anfinson Lommen. Apprenticed as a blacksmith. Came to America in 1851 with his brothers to Dane County, Wisconsin. Moved to Spring Grove, Minnesota. Married on 3 Mar 1860 to Thora Berquam Jesme (1837-1906). Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Drilled a volunteer company of 75 men. He enrolled (possibly drafted) in 1864. Mustered 13 Oct 1864. Private. Mustered out 26 Jun 1865. "Discharged at the close of the war without any wounds". Post war: Elected to the Minnesota legislature in 1869, said to be the first Norwegian in that body. Re-elected twice. Elected to the State Senate twice. Moved to Preston, Minnesota. Later moved to Climax, Minnesota, to live with his daughters, Mrs. N. Rosholt and Miss Jane Johnson. Died at Climax on 24 Apr 1914 at age 80. Buried in Blackhammer Cemetery near Spring Grove. Sources: (MCIW p621) (Ulvestad p299) ("History of the Scandinavians in the United States", by O. N. Nelson. Publ. Minneapolis, 1893. p423,457) (Dolores Lee Barron, 2614 Cedar Crest Rd E, Minnetonka, Minnesota) “Lommen, Tosten Johnson” “Johnson, Tore” (Note: His daughter, Gertrude Johnson, married Norman Rosholt, banker at Rosholt, Wisconsin. Their daughter Thelma married Clifton Nobles on 1 Sep 1927.)

JOHNSON, W.

WI 6th Inf Co H. Civil War: Private. Died at Andersonville Prison on 21 Oct 1864. Buried in grave 11284. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 259-2) (“Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison” Atwater List, publ 1865)

JOHNSON, William

AL 43rd Inf Co F. CSA. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 46. A sailor. Mustered in Apr 1862 at Mobile, Alabama. Private. Discharged on 5 Mar 1863 because of paralysis of his trigger finger and right wrist torsion. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)

JOHNSON, William

IL 19th Inf Co B. Residence: Stack County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 23. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, sandy hair, blond complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Jun 1861 at Stack County, Illinois, and mustered 14 Jun 1861 at Chicago, Illinois. Private. Discharged 9 Jul 1864 at Chicago. $100 bounty paid. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 7)

JOHNSON, William

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Christiana, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Unmarried. Sawmill master. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 28 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 13 Feb 1862. Designated Corporal. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, November, 1862. Wounded at Resaca, Georgia, 14 May 1864, hit by a shell fragment that shattered his skull. Died of that wound in a hospital at Nashville, Tennessee, on 10 Jun 1864. Buried in the National Cemetery at Nashville; section J, grave 239. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10,18; red book vol 20 p112) (Buslett p564) (Ulvestad p263) (Ager p310) (Quiner p628)

JOHNSON, William E.

VA 41st Inf Co E. CSA. Born 1829 in Norway. Civil War: Mariner. Blue eyes, sandy hair, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year at Norfolk, Virginia on 19 Apr 1861. Private. During the summer of 1861, he joined the crew of a privateer being fitted out at Norfolk, but on 3 Sep 1861, he was ordered back to the Virginia 41st. On 16 Jan 1862, he was transferred to the CSS Virginia (The Merrimac). Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)

JOHNSON, William H.

IL 93rd Inf Co E. Civil War: Private. Sources: (All information is from a gravestone in Highland Cemetery, Ashippun, Dodge County, Wisconsin, read by Carolyn Johnson, Kiel, Wisconsin)

JOHNSON, William J.

MN 2nd Inf Co C. Residence: Austin, Mower County, Minnesota. Born in Ohio. Civil War: Age 19. Enrolled 29 Jun 1861. Mustered the same day. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Re-enlisted 28 Dec 1863. Shot himself in a hand. Wounded in the Battle at Jonesboro, Georgia, [31 Aug-1 Sep 1864]. Discharged from the service 11 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p69) (MCIW p129) (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSON, William M.

MN 7th Inf Co F. Civil War: Enlisted 2 Aug 1862. Private. Discharged from the service 16 Aug 1865. Fought the Sioux after Little Crow’s uprising. Was in the battle at Killdeer Mountains in western Dakota. Discharged 16 Aug 1865. Post war: Moved to Osakis Township, Douglas County, Minnesota, in 1878. Died at Osakis on 7 Aug 1939. Sources: (DCHS Veterans card file) (Obituary, Park Region Echo, Alrexandria, Minnesota, 10 Aug 1939; p 1 col 1)

JOHNSRUD, C. G.

From Aadalen, Norway. Indian War: Private. Post war: Lived in Albert Lea, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSRUD, Engebet

US 161st Depot Brigade. Residence: Ramsey County, North Dakota. Born in Trondhjem, Norway on 6 Mar 1890. First World War: Inducted at Devils Lake, North Dakota, 4 Sep 1918. Sent to Camp Grant, Illinois. Private. Discharged at Camp Dodge, Iowa, 23 Dec 1918. Sources: (Roster of the Men and Women from North Dakota who served in the World War, vol 2)

JOHNSRUD, Gunvold

MN 16th Inf Co H. Residence: Springfield, Clayton County, Iowa. From Aadalen, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for three years on 19 Feb 1862. Private. Sick in Tullahoma, Tennessee; Nashville, Tennessee, and Stevenson, Alabama, for chronic diarrhea and inflammation of the lungs. Discharged from the service at Lookout Mountain, 19 Feb 1865. Post war: Became a farmer in Bancroft township, Freeborn county, Minnesota, after the war. Married Anna Bosbon. Lived in Albert Lea, Minnesota. Became postmaster of Albert Lea. Died 3 Nov 1923, age 82. Buried in East Freeborn Lutheran Cemetery. Sources: (FCHS) (Ulvestad p299)

JOHNSRUD, Julius

US 160th Depot Brigade. Residence: Barnes County, North Dakota. Born in Trondhjem, Norway, 17 Jul 1892. First World War: Farmer. Inducted at Valley City, North Dakota, 22 Jul 1918. Sent to Camp Custer, Michigan. Later assigned to US 40th Field Artillery, Battery F. Corporal. Discharged at Camp Dodge, Iowa, 28 Jan 1919. Sources: (“Roster of the Men and Women from North Dakota who served in the World War”, vol 2)

JOHNSTON, John E.

IA 7th Inf Co E. Residence: Keokuk, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Enlisted 12 Jul 1861. Mustered 1 Aug 1861. Private. Died of measles 3 Nov 1861, Bird's Point, Missouri. Buried National Cemetery, Mound City, Illinois; section C, grave 2867. Sources: (ISW-I p983)

JOHNSTON, John O.

IL 17th Inf Co E. Residence: Henderson, Knox Cou nty, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 24. Tinner. Unmarried. Gray eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 6’1”. Enlisted for three years on 21 May 1861 at Peoria, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Transferred to IL 8th Inf Co I. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 20)

JOHNSTON, Lewis

IA 12th Inf Co B. Residence: Lansing, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 5 Sep 1864. Mustered 14 Sep 1864. Private. Mustered out 19 Jul 1865, Selma, Alabama. Sources: (ISW-II p476)