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KLEIV, Johannes H.

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Killed in the Battle of Stone's River, Tennessee [31 Dec 1862-2 Jan 1863]. Sources: (Ulvestad p301)


See KNUDSEN, Henry

KLEVEN, Andrew

Residence: Tacoma, Washington. From Stjordalen, Norway. Spanish-American War: Sergeant. Sources: (Ulvestad p260)

KLEVEN, Bersven

From Stjordalen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Taken prisoner during the Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee [6-7 Apr 1862], and died in Macon, Georgia, during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p301)


WI 3rd Inf Co H. Residence: Wiota, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Nordre Land, Norway. Came in 1853 from Nordsinni. Married in 1856 to Berthe Brenden, a sister to two Civil war soldiers. (She was born 1839). Civil War: Clerk. Age 22. Unmarried (sic). Blue eyes, brown hair. light complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Apr 1861 at Darlington, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Entered service as a Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant, 3 Jun 1861. Promoted to Second Lieutenant 25 May 1863. Promoted to First Lieutenant 4 Feb (or 26 Mar) 1865. Promoted to Captain and assigned to Company B on 21 May 1865. Mustered out 18 Jul 1865. Post war: In 1873 he and his family moved to Nebraska. He developed pneumonia and died at age 46 in Culbertson, Nebraska. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p30, p152) (Ulvestad p255) (Oudenstad) [See red book vol 9 p30, for long list of battles in which he took part.] “Kleven, Johan”


IA 12th Inf Co B. Residence: Dubuque, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 22 Nov 1861. Mustered 23 Nov 161. Private. Missing in battle 6 Apr 1862, Shiloh, Tennessee. Died while prisoner of war 24 Aug 1862, Macon, Georgia. Sources: (ISW-II p481)

KLEVEN, Lorens T.

From Stjordalen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Goodhue County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p301)


MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co M. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 37. Enrolled 6 Feb 1865. Mustered 18 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 27 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p622)

KLEVMOEN, Gudbrand

From Nordre Land, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p301)