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LUCEN, Thomas

IL 39th Inf Co D. Residence: Lane, Ogle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’4½”. Enlisted for three years on 19 Sep 1861 at Chicago. Mustered there on 11 Oct 1861. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran. Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p 20)

LUCKEN, Olaus H.

WI 15th Inf. Born 22 Sep 1837 in Sandefjord, Norway. Came to Canada in 1859. Worked as a steamboat clerk. Lived in Duluth, Minnesota. Came to Wisconsin in 1861 and enlisted. Civil War: Served 3 1/2 years. Sergeant. Then became a Lieutenant for another year. Took part in the battles of Missionary Ridge, Stone's River and Chickamauga. Post war: Went to Decorah, Winneshiek County Iowa. Later became a merchant in Lyle and Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, and moved to Crookston, Minnesota, in 1878. Married Elizabeth Wilson in 1867. Two children. Sources: (Ulvestad p258) ("History of the Scandinavians in the United States", by O. N. Nelson. Publ. Minneapolis, 1893. p484) “Lokken, Olaus”.