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LINBURG, Andrew W.

IA 25th Inf Co E. Residence: Burlington, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 10 Sep 1862. Private. Discharged for disability on 11 Sep 1863 at Black River Bridge, Mississippi. Sources: (ISW-III cd p66)

LIND, Andrew

IL 1st Army Corps, Regiment of Illinois Volunteers, Company Number Six. Residence: Sublette, Lee County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’10½”. Enlisted for one year on 21 Mar 1865 at Dixon, Illinois, and mustered on 28 Mar 1865 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel 17 p17)

LIND, C.

WI 6th Inf Co I. Civil War: Private. Wounded in the battle at Antietam, Maryland, on 17 Sep 1862. Post war: Lived at Marshalltown, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p307) (Quiner p 454)

LIND, Christ

IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Newark, Kendall County, Illinois. Born “Christian Johan Lind” on 13 Sep 1835 in Stavanger, Norway, son of Johan Sivert Christian Lind and Anne Berntine Carlsdatter. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Dark eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1861 at Newark. Mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Mustered out on 8 Oct 1864 at Springfield, Illinois, by reason of expiration of his term of service. Post war: Returned to Norway and was pensioned there. He died 27 Apr 1921 and is buried under an official US gravestone in the churchyard at Høle, Sandnes, Rogaland. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 71) Rootsweb.com. Gunnleif Seldal, Rogaland gunnleif.seldal@akermar.com, relayed by O. Keith Wheeler, Mad River, California, okwheeler@saber.net)

LIND, George

Residence: Houghton County, Michigan. Spanish-American War: Private. Died of Fever during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p307)

LIND, Ove

WI 12th Inf Co I. Residence: Harmony, Vernon County, Wisconsin. From Kristiania (Oslo), Norway. Civil War: Age 36. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, auburn hair, light complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for three years on 8 Oct 1861 at Viroqua. Mustered 28 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted 5 Jan 1864. Killed in action at Baker’s Creek, near Bolton, Mississippi, on 4 Feb 1864. A shell from enemy artillery exploded in the ranks of Company I, wounding Lind mortally. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-15; red book vol 17, p164) (Ulvestad p307) (Quiner p 621) (Love p1076)

LIND, Peter

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Adah, Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Aug 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Corporal. Post war: Died at Chicago “date unknown”. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p72)

LIND, Swan

IA 45th Inf Co C. Residence: Keokuk, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 30. Enlisted 12 May 1864. Mustered 25 May 1864. Private. Mustered out 16 Sep 1864 at Keokuk, Iowa, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ISW-V cd p50)

LIND, William

Came from Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Sergeant. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Sergeant. Post war: Lived at Long Branch, Washington. Sources: (Ulvestad p260)

LINDAAS

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LINDALL, Peter

WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Coon Valley, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Aug 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 14 Sep 1864. Private. Died of congestive fever in a hospital at Helena, Arkansas, on 24 Aug 1863. Sources: (WHS red book vol 30) (“Coon Valley”, publ 1928 by Upper Coon Valley Norwegian Lutheran Church.) “Lindal, Peder”

LINDBERG, Alexander M.

TX 31st Cav Co B. CSA. Born Erik Mathisen Lindberget on 26 Jun 1824 at Grue, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for the war on 2 Apr 1862 at Bosque County, Texas. Private. Absent without leave from Mar 1862 until Oct 1864. Found to have taken a medical examination on 9 Apr 1864 at Pass Hospital in Tyler, Texas. He was found to be incapable of service because of varicose veins. He was assigned as a shoemaker in Tyler, until he was arrested for being AWOL in late Oct 1864, imprisoned for two months; then brought back to his regiment near Minden, Louisiana, in late Dec 1864 to work as a harness maker. He apparently had been freed of the charges against him. Post war: He died 12 Aug 1903 in Bosque County,Texas. Sources: ("Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces" by C.A.Clausen & Derwood Johnson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, vol. 25, Northfield, Minnesota, p114) (www.borgerkrigen.info) “Limburgh, Alexander”

LINDBERG, Erick

From Hedemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Bosque County, Texas (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p307)

LINDBERG, Nils

Residence: Kaufman County, Texas. From Hedemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died of Disease (or was killed) during the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p307)

LINDBOE, Ole

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: York, Green County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 24 Oct 1861 in Iowa County, Wisconsin; enlistment credited to Iowa County. Mustered 8 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded 31 Dec 1862 at Stone's River near Murfreesboro, Tennessee; sent to a hospital in Nashville; then moved to a hospital at New Albany, Indiana, and finally, on 17 Aug 1863, to the General Hospital at Winchester, Tennessee. Transferred to Invalid Corps (later renamed the Veteran Reserve Corps) on 1 Sep 1863, but by the time that order arrived, he was already dead in Hospital No. 11, Nashville, of hemorrhaging of the bowels. He had died on 27 Aug 1863. He is buried in the Nashville National Cemetery, section D, grave 21. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7,18; red book vol 20 p76) (TAR) (Buslett p488) (Ulvestad p307) (Ager p305) (Quiner p 621) “Lindlal, Ole”

LINDELL, Carl

NE 1st Inf Co F. Residence: Clarinda (or Sidney), Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 38. Enlisted 15 Jun 1861 as a Corporal. Mustered 24 Jun 1861. Reduced to ranks on 10 Jul 1862. On 5 Nov 1863, by Special Order of the War Department, this Company was changed from Infantry to Cavalry. Lindell was promoted to Assistant Regimental Saddler Sergeant on 5 Nov 1863. Discharged 10 Aug 1864, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ISW-VI cd p78, 8)

LINDELL, John

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Scandinavian Guards, organized in Nicollet County, 27 Aug 1862, and who served 21 days. Private. Sources: (MCIW p807).

LINDEM, Christian

From Kragero, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Benton County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p307)

LINDGREN, John M.

See LUNDGREEN, John M.

LINDHOLM, Charles

IL 59th Inf Co D. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted for three years on 2 Nov 1863 at Chicago. Mustered 12 Nov 1863 at Springfield, Illinois. Private. Mustered out 5 Dec 1865 at New Braunfels, Texas. Sources: (ILSA reel 6 p23)

LINDSFELT, A. F. St. Sure

WI 15th Inf. Residence: Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin. He was a Finn, born in Sweden; his wife was Norwegian. Veteran of the Crimean War. Civil War: Age 55. Officer. Named Assistant Surgeon of the 15th on 27 Nov 1863. Promoted to Surgeon on 6 Dec 1863, succeeding Stephen Himoe, who had resigned. Served until 2 Feb 1864. “He was an older man and a capable doctor who did not care about differences in rank.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-2, 78-1; red book vol 20 p 2) (Buslett p330, photo) (Ager p237 photo; p290) (Gjertveit) (Quiner p 574, who shows Dr. Lindsfelt to be the assistant surgeon in the WI 12th Inf) “Lindsfeldt, A. F. St. Sure” “Lindsfelt, Adolph Fredrik St. Sure von”

LINDSTROM, Charles A.

IL 42nd Inf Co I. Born 29 Nov 1841 in Sweden. Civil War: Age 20. Entered service in Jul 1861 in Illinois. Wounded in the battles of Stone’s River and of Resaca, Georgia. Lieutenant. Discharged Jan 1866. Post war: Died at age 76 on 26 Dec 1917 in East Sioux Falls, South Dakota, of pyelonephasos. Buried in North Beaver Valley Cemetery in Valley Springs Township, section D, lot 9, block 3, grave 1. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Minnehaha County)

LINDSTROM, Emil Walfrid

US Army, 13th BN, 161st Depot Brigade. Born 16 Apr 1892 at Kungssacka, Sweden, son of Abraham Anderseon and Anna Linn, both of Sweden. First World War: Age 26. Entered the service on 24 Jun 1918 at Minneapolis, Minnesota. Private. Discharged 28 Jan 1919 at Camp Dodge, Iowa. Post war: Died at age 39 on 19 Sep 1931 at Canton, South Dakota, of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Buried in Forest Hill Cemetery at Canton, lot 29, block 6, grave 2. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Lincoln County)

LINDUS, Andrew

WI 40th Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Hazel eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for 100 days on 18 May 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 8 Jun 1864 at Madison. Private. Died of disease at Camp Randall, Madison, 16 Sep 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 174-10,18; red book vol 45) (Boe, Sophie “The Story of Father’s Life”, publ. 1919. Copy at VGC) “Lindaas, Endre” “Lindaas, Andrew”

LINFELDT, A. F. St. Sure

WI 12th Inf. Civil War: Assistant Surgeon. Age 56. Enrolled 1 May 1862 at Weston, Missouri. Commissioned by Gov. Randall on 30 Sep 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-2)

LINMARK, Gust

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Bosque County, Texas. Sources: (Ulvestad p307)

LINN, Augustus

IA 32nd Inf Co D. Residence: Boonsborough, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 34. Enlisted 5 Jan 1864. Mustered 20 Jan 1864. Private. Taken prisoner 9 Apr 1864 at Pleasant Hill, Louisiana. Transferred to IA 8 Inf Co I on 25 Jul 1865. Mustered out 8 Jul 1865 at Davenport, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-I cd p90; ISW-V cd p78) “Linn, Gustus”

LINN, Lewis M.

IA 39th Inf Co I. Residence: Webster, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 19. Enlisted 19 Feb 1864. Mustered 29 Feb 1864. Private. Transferred to IA 7th Inf Co I on 30 May 1865. Mustered out 12 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ISW-I cd p82; ISW-V cd p60)

LINNEVOLD, Andrew A.

IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Frankville, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born 1 Oct 1841 at Lier prestegjeld, Drammen, Norway, a son of Magnus Linnevold. Civil War: Private. Killed in the Battle of Corinth on 25 Oct 1862. Buried in the National Cemetery in Keokuk, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p307) (DGA) ("Steen Family History" by Orlando C. Scholl, publ. 1964) (Family records held by Luci Baker, Seattle WA) (Willard Linnevold, Decorah IA) “Andersen, Andrew” “Linnevold, Andrew Andersen”

LINNEVOLD, George

See ANDERSON, George

LINNEVOLD, Jorgen

See ANDERSON, George

LINQUIET, Peter

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Scandinavian Guards, organized in Nicollet County, 27 Aug 1862, and who served 21 days. Private. Sources: (MCIW p807).

LINSTRUM, William

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Fremont (possibly Iowa). Born in Stockholm, Sweden. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Aug 1862 at Christiania, Wisconsin. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $75 to be paid at muster out. Appointed Corporal 22 Oct 1862. Absent without leave, 2 Jan 1863, from Camp Sigel, Wisconsin. Transferred to WI 27th Inf Co K on 7 Mar 1863. Listed as deserted in Milwaukee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-19, 130-10, 131-4; red book vol 32) “Lenstrum, William”

LINTVED, Ole Nilsen

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Nissedal, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Primrose. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Left sick at Helena, Arkansas, 13 Aug 1863. Died of disease on 16 Sep 1863 at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 129-10; red book vol 32) (Love p1104)

LINVIG

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