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LANDA, Thor Jorgenson

IL Residence: Morris, Illinis. Born in Norway. Came to America, accompanied by his sister, Jorgalena, in 1861. Civil War: Enlisted in July. Died of a fever at Mobile, Alabama, and is buried there. Sources: (email, Arvin R. Hernes ahernes@acad2.dana.edu, quoting from “A History of the Lande Clan”, publ. 1932)

LANDE, Gunder Thorsen

Born 6 Nov 1824 in Norway, son of Thore Thorsen Øvre Landa and Anne Gunnarsdatter. Came from Finnøy, Rogaland, on “Ebenezer”, which sailed from Stavanger and arrived in New York on 24 Jun 1848. Civil War: Died 20 Jul 1864. Sources: (Naeseth ’48-47)

LANDE, Hellik Gulbrandsen

KS. Born in Flesberg, Norway on 5 Sep 1823, son of Gudbrand Olsen Lande and Sigrid Reidarsdatter Bringe. He was married on 18 Jul 1842 to Marith Helliksdatter Fjøsemogen. (1823-1906). He came to America with his wife and infant son, Gulbrand, on “Hercules”, which sailed from Drammen and arrived in New York on 1 Jul 1843. They came to Avon Township, Rock County, Wisconsin. Sometime after1850, they moved to Minnesota and in 1856 went to Eureka, Greenwood County, Kansas. Civil War: He served with his Home Guard against Indians. Post war: Died 31 Jul 1899. Buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Eureka. Sources: (Naeseth ’43-15)

LANDE, Thor H.

WI 15th Inf. Residence: Huxley, Iowa. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p303) [He was gg uncle to a Mrs Bloom]

LANDER, Bernt

WI 15th Inf Co K. Civil War: Private. Died of disease on 31 Jul 1862 at Jacinto, Mississippi. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 77-3)

LANDGRIN, John

See LUNDGREEN, John

LANDON, John

Il 24th Inf Co H. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 29. Laborer. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at Chicago and mustered there the same day. Private. Transferred to Headquarters for reassignment to new Company A. Mustered out 31 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ILSA reel two p.61, 84)

LANDROTH, Augustus

IL 20th Inf Co D. Residence: Leno, Warren County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 28. Laborer. Hazel eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 9 Jan 1865 at Quincy, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Pay due from date of enlistment. Sick. Has not yet reported to the company, no discharge furnished him at time of muster out of this company. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 67)

LANDRUD, Herbrand Knudsen

IA 32nd Inf. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born 1839 in Rollag, Norway. Came to America at age three with his parents, Knud Nielsen Landrud and Ingeborg Herbrandsdatter Ødegaard. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Canby, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p303) (“The 1842 Immigrants from Norway”, by Gerhard Naeseth, North American Studies, vol 25, p243)

LANDRUD, Knud Knudsen

WI 15th Inf. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born 1841 in Rollag, Norway. Came to America at age one with his parents, Knud Nielsen Landrud and Ingeborg Herbrandsdatter Ødegaard. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Primrose, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p303) (“The 1842 Immigrants from Norway”, by Gerhard Naeseth, North American Studies, vol 25, p243) (“Notes of a Civil War Soldier“ by Bersven Nelson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, vol 26, by NAHA, 1974, p 127,129) “Landrew, Niels. K.”

LANDRUE, Hiram K.

IA 32nd Inf Co B. Residence: Forest City, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Enlisted 9 Feb 1865. Mustered 9 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 28 Jul 1865, Montgomery, Alabama. Post war: A veteran named Hiram K. Landru of Canby, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, in May 1880 was granted a pension of $4 because of an injury to his back resulting in disability of a kidney. Sources: (ISW-V p80) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)

LANDSEM, Iver

From Leksviken Prestegjeld, Trondhjem, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Went back to Norway after the war. Brothers: John & Lorentz. Landsem. Sources: (Ulvestad p303).

LANDSEM, John

See OLESON, John

LANDSEM, Lorentz

From Leksviken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died near Spring Grove, Minnesota (before 1907). Brothers: Iver & John Landsem. Sources: (Ulvestad p304).

LANE, Hans K.

WI 12th Inf Co C. Civil War: Post war: Buried at St. Ansgar, Iowa; stone reads “11 Jan 1841 – 23 Jul 1921”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

LANFELL, Hans Olsen

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Clinton, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born 1831. Civil War: Age 30. Married. Enlisted for three years on 24 Dec 1861 at Beloit, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Died of tuberculosis at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 15 Oct 1862. Buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery at Memphis, Tennessee. Widow Gurene H. Lanfell was granted a pension of $8 a month. Memorial stone bearing his name and the dates “1831-1862” is in Jefferson Prairie Cemetery at Clinton. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-9, 77-8; red book vol 20 p102) (Buslett p537) (Ager p312) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.) (Hedberg) “Lanfelt, Hans Olsen”

LANGE, Charles T.

MN 2nd Inf Co B. Residence: Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota. Born in New York. Civil War: Age 20. Mustered 30 Sep 1861. Private. Re-enlisted 15 Dec 1863. Promoted to Corporal. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863. Mustered out with his regiment on 11 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN 65) (MCIW p127) (Ulvestad p264)

LANGE, S. M.

From Kristiania (Oslo), Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Cass Lake, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p304)

LANGEI, Lars J.

From Kongsberg, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Airlie, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p304)

LANGELAND, Andreas

From Føgn prestegjeld, Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Was said to have run away from a Confederate prison in Richmond, Virginia. Sources: (Ulvestad p304) “Langeland, Andreas Torkelsen”

LANGELAND, Ole O.

From Sande, Ryfylke, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Living in Roland, Iowa, in 1904. Sources: (Ulvestad p304)

LANGELAND, Peder

From Føgn prestegjeld, Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died as a prisoner of war in Richmond, Virginia. Sources: (Ulvestad p304)

LANGOE, Ole

Civil War: Private. Post war: “Ole T. Langoe 1823-1883” stone is in Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery Sect. I Row 9, Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Sources: (KJR) (USGenWeb Archives by Geraldine Trinrud gertrin@gglbbs.com)

LANSTRUM, Christian

IA 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Des Moines, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 24. Appointed Second Lieutenant 9 Nov 1861 and mustered on that day. Promoted to First Lieutenant on 24 May 1863. Promoted to Captain on 19 Jan 1863. Mustered out 16 May 1865, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ISW-II cd p91)

LANSWORTH, John J.

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born 10 Nov 1842 in what became Racine County. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 11 Oct 1861 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Corporal. Fought in the battles of Perryville, Kentucky, and Stone’s River, Tennessee. Appointed Sergeant 1 Apr 1863. Wounded, shot through an ankle, at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863, and sent to a hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Transferred to 68th Indiana, 1 Feb 1864. Returned to the Wisconsin Fifteenth on 1 Apr 1864. Fought in the battles of Rocky Face Ridge, Resaca, Pickett’s Mill, Kenesaw Mountain, Atlanta, Jonesboro and Lovejoy Station. Mustered out with C Company, 1 Jan 1865, at Chattanooga. Post war: In 1865, he married Susan Moirland of Dane County, Wisconsin. They had six daughters. Later, living in Dorchester, Clark County, he was granted a pension of $4 a month because of the wound to his right ankle. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p 42) (Buslett p420) (Meeker) (“Clark Co. WI Biographies”) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.)