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LENDE, Thos.

From Klosteroen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Cambridge, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p306)

LENE, Christ

From Hogsfjord, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Soldiers Home in Marshalltown, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p306)

LENSEGRAV

See JOHNSON, Thomas

LENVIG, Hans

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Rushford, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Ringebu, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Farmer. Enlisted for three years on 18 Dec 1861 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to LaCrosse. Mustered 20 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Listed as a wagoner on 16 Sep 1862. Left sick at Chattanooga 28 Nov 1863. Sick in Nashville. Sick in Knoxville, 24 Feb 1864. Killed by a gunshot while on a skirmish line advancing on Rocky Face Ridge, Georgia, 11 May 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7,18; red book vol 20 p76) (TAR) (Buslett p487) (Ulvestad p306) (Gjertveit) “Linvig, Hans” “Lenvik, Hans” “Lewis, Hans”

LENVIG, John

MN 1st Battalion Co F. Residence not shown. Born in Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enrolled 25 Mar 1865. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 14 Jul 1865. Post war: Moved to Barnes County, Dakota Territory, from Minnesota in May 1879. Charter member of Joseph Weiser Post 66, GAR, Valley City, North Dakota. Died in Valley City, North Dakota, in 1903. Sources: (MINN p554) (MCIW p74) (Ulvestad p306) (1885 Census, Barnes County, Dakota Territory) (GAR records, Valley City ND Historical Society)

LENVIG, Ole

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Rushford, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born 16 Apr 1829 in Ringebu, Hafslo, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, son of Peder Olsen Solvorn and Marthe Johnsdatter. Came to America to the Koshkonong settlement in Dane County, Wisconsin. Married on 2 Aug 1852 in Dane County to Ingeborg Gunleiksdatter Bringa. About 1860, they moved to Fillmore County. Civil War: Age 32. Shoemaker. Unmarried (sic). Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Dec 1861. Enlistment credited to La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered 20 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant 1 Mar 1863. Served with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Shot in the abdomen in the Battle of New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864, and died that day. Buried at Marietta, Georgia, Cemetery; section A, grave 855. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7,18; red book vol 20 p 70) (TAR) (Buslett p487) (Naeseth ’47-787) (Ulvestad p260) (Ager p305) (Gjertveit) “Lenvik, Ole” “Lemvig, Ole Pedersen”