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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)


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)