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- LEM, Lewis H.
IL 62nd Inf. Residence: Neoge, Cumberland County, Illinois. Born 10 Jan 1845 in Lordalsoren, Bergens Stift, Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’11¾”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Dec 1863 in Danville, Illinois. Private. Post war: Married on 21 May 1866 near Aetna, Illinois, to Sarah Jane Hyatt. Four children. In 1915, he was living at Walsenburg, Colorado. Sources: (Enlistment paper and federal pension form, copies provided by his descendant, George E. Lem, Houston, Texas) “Lem, Louis H” “Lem, Ludvig Hennigsen”
- LEMO, Peder E.
WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born in Solor, Norway. Civil War: Age 43. Married. Enlisted for three years on 12 Nov 1861 at Martell, Wisconsin. Mustered 11 Feb 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Designated Sergeant 1 Feb 1862. Sick in Bardstown, Kentucky, in October, 1862; in Nashville, Tennessee, in December 1862; and in Stevenson, Alabama, in August 1863. Sent to Veteran Reserve Corps 1 Sep 1863. [Ulvestad writes that Lemo was “From St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Wounded and died”]. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p140) (Buslett p633) (Ulvestad p260,309) (Ager p317)
- LEMPKE, Frank
US Army 57th Engineers Co D. Born in Kalmar, Sweden, on 19 Sep 1881. First World War: Age 36. Enrolled 20 Apr 1918 at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. Private. Served in France as a truck driver delivering ammunition. Post war: Died 29 May 1930 of acute appendicitis at Rapid City, South Dakota. Buried in Hope Cemetery, Newell, South Dakota. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Butte County)