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MADISON, Charles

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived at St. Cloud, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p309)

MADISON, Conrad

IL 53rd Inf Co D. Residence: Leland, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Nov 1861 at Leland. Mustered on 1 Jan 1862 at Ottawa, Illinois. Private. Re-enlisted as a veteran on 5 Jan 1864 at Milldale, Mississippi. Re-mustered 1 Feb 1864 at Hebron, Mississippi. Discharged from the service for disability on 16 May 1865 at Benton Barracks, Missouri. Sources: (ILSA reel 5 p20)

MADISON, Knut

From Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded and taken prisoner; held in Andersonville Prison. Post war: Died in Moscow, Idaho, in 1904. Sources: (Ulvestad p309)

MADISON, William O.

IA 4th Inf Co C. Residence: Guthrie County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted 26 Jun 1861. Mustered 8 Aug 1861. Private. Wounded severely in his thigh on 7 Mar 1862 at Pea Ridge, Arkansas. Wounded slightly in his shoulder in May 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Mustered out 19 Jan 1865, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ISW-I cd p89)

MADLAND, Thomas

WI 13th Inf Co A. Residence: Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Clerk. Age 29. Married. Hazel eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 28 Dec 1863 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Bounty $302. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service 13 Sep 1865 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Post war: A veteran named Thomas Madland, living in Rushford, Fillmore County, Minnesota, in June 1882 was granted a pension of $6 a month because of disability of his ears and partial deafness. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 64-14; red book vol 18, p18) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)

MADSEN, A.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Hartland, Minnesota, in 1899. Sources: (Ulvestad p309)

MADSEN, Joachim S.

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

MADSEN, Knud

From Trondelagen, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Marshall County, Minnesota. Died in 1900. Sources: (Ulvestad p309)

MADSEN, Ole

From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Welhaven, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p309)

MADSON, Andreas

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Manchester Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born 12 Dec 1838. Civil War: Age 23. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 18 Jan 1862 in Freeborn County and mustered in Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Sick in hospital in Lebanon, Kentucky, in July, 1862; and in Danville, Kentucky, in October, 1862. Sick in Stevenson, Alabama, in August 1863. Sent to Veteran Reserve Corp 1 Sep 1863. Mustered out from U. S. Army hospital in Lexington, Kentucky, 11 Feb 1865. Post war: Died 7 Apr 1894 in Hartland, Minnesota. Buried in West Freeborn Lutheran Cemetery. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p146) (FCHS) (Buslett p633) (Ager p318) (Hedberg) “Madson, Andrew”

MADSON, Bernt J.

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Cambridge, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born “Bernhard J. Madsen” in Lillehammer, Norway, on 18 Aug 1840. He was the son of Doctor Bernhard Madson. Came to America in 1848 to Cambridge. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 1 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 18 Jan 1862. Private. Promoted to Sergeant. Taken prisoner at Chickamauga, Georgia, 20 Sep 1863. Held at Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia. Moved to Andersonville Prison. Exchanged out of Andersonville at Savannah, Georgia, on 14 May 1864. Mustered out in Madison 11 Jan 1865. Post war: Lived in Primrose, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS red book vol 20 p 32) (Buslett p389, p390 photo) (Ulvestad p260; p309) (Ager p274 photo; p296) (RWV p809) (Hedberg) (Fåberg of Lillehammer Utvandringe, Fåberg Historielag 1986. Copy at NAHA) ancestry.com)

MADSON, Hans

WI 18th Inf Co G. Residence: Clark’s Mills, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born 3 Oct 1829 at Gjerpen, Telemark, Norway, son of Mads Christiansen Bøe and Kari Gundersdatter Sperrebakken. He came to America with his widowed mother and two brothers on the “Jupiter”, which sailed into Boston on 9 Aug 1847. They came to Cato Township, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Hans was married on 6 Aug 1853 to Maria Rasmusdatter Lekaas. Two children. Civil War: Farmer. Age 35. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 30 Sep 1864 at Cato, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Enrollment credited to Cato, Manitowoc County. Private. Post war: Buried at Gjerpen cemetery, Valders, Wisconsin; stone reads “3 Oct 1829 – 19 Jan 1907”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 92-11; red book vol 23) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) (Naeseth ’47-177) “Boe, Hans” [Vesterheim, Decorah, Iowa, has a photo of Hans Mattson.] [Red book lists him as being in Co E.]

MADSON, John

MN 10th Inf Co E. Residence not shown. Born 7 Dec 1841. Nativity not shown. Civil War: Age 20. Enrolled 1 Sep 1864. Mustered 3 Sep 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 19 Aug 1865. Post war: Lived in Hartland Township, Freeborn County. Minnesota. Died 12 Sep 1924. Buried in West Freeborn Lutheran Cemetery. Sources: (MINN 477) (MCIW p479) (Ulvestad p309) (FCHS)

MADSON, Mads

MN 10th Inf Co E. Residence not shown. Nativity not shown. Civil War: Age 30. Enrolled 1 Sep 1864. Mustered 3 Sep 1864. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 19 Aug 1865. Post war: Living in Freeborn County, Minnesota, in 1872. Sources: (MINN p477) (MCIW p479) (Ulvestad p309) (FCHS)

MADSON, Martin

WI 44th Inf Co G. Residence: Waterloo, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 22. Laborer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, red complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 18 Jan 1865 and mustered there the next day. Private. Sick in a hospital at Nashville, Tennessee, since 24 Feb 1865. Sent hospital in Paducah, Kentucky, 4 Jul 1865. Sent to hospital in Wisconsin 30 Jul 1865. Discharged at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin on 16 Aug 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 49; blue book)

MADSON, Ole

WI 27th Inf Co D. Residence: Manitowoc, Manitowoc county, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 20. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 19 Sep 1864 at Manitowoc. Mustered 15 Oct 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Recruit. Bounty $100, $33.33 still due at muster out. Joined the company from recruiting depot on 27 Dec 1864. Mustered out with company on 14 Jul 1865 at Clarksville, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-14, 130-6, 131-10; red book vol 32)

MADSON, Peter

WI 22nd Inf Co H. Residence: Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Carpenter. Married. Age 43. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’6¾”. Enlisted for three years on 13 Aug 1862 at Racine. Mustered 1 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine. Private. Said to have been confined in a southern prison at some time during the war. Died of disease at Annapolis, Maryland, on 11 Apr 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 111-14; red book vol 27) (Racine County Historical Society) (Love p1094)