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LERCHE, Martin

IL 8th Inf Co B. Residence: Thornton, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 24. Clerk. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for one year on 4 Oct 1864 at Chicago, Illinois, as a substitute for Martinius Estabber (looks like) and mustered there on that date. Private. Mustered out on 3 Oct 1865 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p 77)


Private. From Lyster, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Vernon County, Wisconsin (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p307)

LERN, Louis H.

IL 62nd Inf Co G. Residence: Big Spring, Shelby County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’11¾”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Dec 1863 at Danville, Illinois. Mustered there the same day. Private. Transferred to New Company G as consolidated. Mustered out 6 Mar 1866 at Little Rock, Arkansas. Sources: (ILSA reel 6 p91; reel 17 p108)


Civil War: Buried at Forest Hill, Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)



LERUM, Hans H.

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Bad Ax County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 36. Enlisted for three years on 23 Nov 1861 at Chicago, Illinois, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 25 Nov 1861. Private. Sick in Mississippi River Island No. 10, on 11 Jun 1862. Discharged from the service for disability in Cincinnati, Ohio, 6 Oct 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p88) (Buslett p510) (Ager p307)

LERUM, John E.

From Lyster, Sogn, Norway. Born about 1842. Came to America in 1858. Civil War: Private. Was a prisoner of war in Andersonville Prison. Post war: Lived in Jackson, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p307) (Rootsweb. Sue Raabe Cook, Lompoc CA. suecook@gte.net)