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LEIDAL, Sivert

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LEIN, Hans J.

Born 1831. Civil War: Post war: Died at age 53 on 7 Aug 1884 and was buried in Singaas Cemetery near Hendricks, Minnesota. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Brookings County)

LEIN, John

WI 30th Inf Co C. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Printer. Age 30. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 1 May 1863 at Madison and mustered there the next day. Private. On duty at Camp Randall, Madison, in August 1863. Sick in Quincy, Illinois, 26 Nov 1864. Died 14 Dec 1864 in a hospital at Quincy of disease (scurvy). Buried in Quincy Cemetery, grave 221. Sources: (WHS red book vol 35) (Larsen p48)

LEIN, Mathias

See LIEN, Mathias


From Krodsherred, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p306)

LEIN, Thomas A.

IA 32nd Inf Co K. Residence: Story City, Iowa. From Skaanevik, Norway. Civil War: Age 32. Enlisted 12 Aug 1862. Mustered 3 Sep 1862. Private. Missing after a battle. Mustered out 24 Aug 1865 at Clinton, Iowa. Post war: Lived at Estherville, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-V cd) (Ulvestad p306).


From Lunde, Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded four times. Post war: Lived in Ward County, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p306)

LEIRO, Jacob

US Army 163 Dep Brig. Born 5 Jan 1890 in Bergen Norway, son of Johannes O. Leiro and Helga Nummedal, both of Eidsland, Norway. First World War: Age 28. Entered service on 24 Jul 1918 at Canton, South Dakota. Private. Discharged 30 Nov 1918 at Camp Dodge, Iowa. Post war: Died of anemia at age 38 on 2 Jul 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri. Buried in South Trinity Cemetery at Hudson, South Dakota, lot 9, grave 17. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Lincoln County)


From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Lakefield, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p306)


Residence: Deerfield, Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. Killed in the Battle at New Hope Church, Georgia [23-27 May 1864]. Sources: (Ulvestad p306)