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LAGERSON, James

WI 11th Inf Co A. Residence: Cross Plains, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born “Jens Lagesen Præstegaard” on 25 Jul 1828 in Aurland, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, son of Lage Knudsen Vangen and Sigrid Andersdatter. He came to America, traveling with his brother Knud (also to become a soldier) and Knud’s family, on the brig “Henrik Wergeland”, sailing from Bergen about 12 May 1849 and arriving in New York on 5 Jul 1849. They came to the Koshkonong settlement in Dane County, Wisconsin, and Jens later moved to an area near Spring Grove, Houston County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 29. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 2 Sep 1861 at Cross Plains. Mustered 7 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease on 30 Jul 1862 at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. Sources: (WHS red book vol 16, p20) (WLCW p55) (Love p1075) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-953) “Lagerson, Jens” “Lagerson, Jean”.

LAGERSON, Knud

IA 6th Cav Co D. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born “Knud Lagesen Præstegaarden” on 25 May 1818 in Vangen, Aurland, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, son of Lage Knudsen Vangen and Sigrid Andersdatter. Knud was married in 1847 to Torbjør Torsteinsdatter Ramsøy. They came to America with daughter Gjertrud on the brig “Henrik Wergeland”, sailing from Bergen about 12 May 1849 and arriving in New York on 5 Jul 1849. They came to the Koshkonong settlement in Dane County, Wisconsin, and later moved to Glenwood Township, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Civil War: Age 44. Enlisted 29 Oct 1862. Mustered 29 Oct 1862. Private. Served in the Indian and Civil wars. Sent out to the Western Territory to control Indians. Discharged from the service for disability 10 Jan 1864, Sioux City, Iowa. Post war: Died in Worth County, Iowa, in 1880. Sources: (ISW-IV p1191) (Ulvestad p303) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-937) “Lagesen, Knud”

LAGESEN, Jens

Residence: Dane County, Wisconsin. From Aurland, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died in the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p303)

LAGESON, Hans Andreas

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Paint Creek, Allamakee County, Iowa. Born 18 Mar 1837 at Engen farm near Hønefos, Buskerud, Norway, a son of Lage Nielsen and Alette Simensdatter. Came to America in 1855 and settled near Rockford, Illinois. Later, he moved to Allamakee County, Iowa. Civil War: Age 23. Leather worker. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 18 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 27 Jan 1862. Private. Left sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 11 Jun 1862. Served on military police duty on 17th, 20th and 24th of December, 1862. Wounded, shot through an ankle and taken prisoner at Chickamauga, Georgia, 29 Sep 1863. Held near Atlanta. Exchanged after four months. Absent because of illness. Discharged from the service because of his wounds, from Harvey Hospital in Madison, 23 Jan 1865. Post war: Married in May 1866 to Guri Johnson. Eight children. In 1868, he went to Terrace, Pope County, Minnesota. He was granted a pension of $14 a month. Died 28 Jun 1912. Many of his possessions, including Civil War items, are in the Pope County Museum at Glenwood, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 32) (Grand daughter Lois Gibson, Regina, Saskatchewan) (Buslett p386, photo) (Ulvestad p303) (Ager p274, photo; p295) (Quiner p 625) (RWV p809) (Gjertveit) “Lagesen, Hans” “Lagerson, Hans”

LAGGERTON, John

LA 6th Inf Co I. CSA. Residence: New Orleans, Louisiana. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Enlisted 4 Jun 1861 at Camp Moore. Private. Killed in action on 1 Jul 1862 in the Battle of Malvern Hill. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)

LAGREID, Jacob

Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. From Hardanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Killed in Battle. Sources: (Ulvestad p303)