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MARINDAHL, Peder

From Ringsaker, Norway. Civil War: Private. Was a prisoner of war in Andersonville Prison. Post war: Died in Yankton, South Dakota (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p309)

MARK, John S.

See SEVERSON, Johannes and JOHNSON, Lever

MARKEN, Anders O.

Residence: Gjerpen, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died of Disease (or was killed) in the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p309)

MARKENG, ?

Residence: LaCrosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. From Land, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p309) From Biri.?

MARKER, Ole H.

Born 10 Feb 1829 in Gjerpen, Telemark, Norway, son of Hans Olsen Marker and Anne Kirstine Mikkelsdatter. Came to America with his parents and three siblings. Came to the Pine Lake settlement in Wisconsin. Married on 7 Oct 1855 to Susanne Marie Halvorsdatter. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Died at Martell, Wisconsin (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p309) (Naeseth ’47-754)

MARKHUS, Aslak

From Etne, Hordaland, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Newark, Illinois. Sources: (Ulvestad p309)

MARKINSON, Bent

WI 18th Inf Co A. Residence: Boscobel, Grant County, Wisconsin. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 25. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 15 Mar 1862 at Boscobel. Mustered at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted 16 Mar 1864. Mustered out at Louisville, Kentucky, on 18 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 23)

MARKSON, John

WI 42nd Inf Co C. Residence: Lodi, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Darien, Walworth County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 31. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 1 Sep 1864 at Lodi. Mustered 6 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS red book vol 47)

MARKUSEN, Bent

WI Residence: Upper Coon Valley, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. Sources: (“Coon Valley”, publ 1928 by Upper Coon Valley Norwegian Lutheran Church, Coon Valley, WI).

MARQUESON, Hans

WI 28th Inf Co H. Residence: Delafield, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Born in Studerat, Denmark. Civil War: Age 22. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years 19 Aug 1862 at Delafield. Mustered 13 Oct 1862 at Camp Washburn. Private. Discharged 23 Aug 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Linden, Brown County, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS red book vol 33) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) “Marquarson, Hans”

MARSHALL, George W.

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Door County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Feb 1862 in Door County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 1 Mar 1862. Private. Served as a military policeman on 20 Jul 1862. Served as an escort with the transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 28 Nov 1863. Sick in Knoxville, Tennessee, 24 Feb 1864. Promoted to Corporal. Killed in action at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p90) (Buslett p510) “Marshal, George”

MARSHALL, Rasmus

IA 1st Cav Co G. Residence: Lexington, Illinois. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 28. Enlisted 10 Aug 1861. Mustered 15 Aug 1861. Private. Mustered out 9 Sep 1864 at Davenport, Iowa, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ISW-IV cd p133)

MARTENSON, Andrew

WI 42nd Inf Co A. Residence: Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Scandinavia, Waupaca County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 37. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 27 Aug 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Died of disease (ulceration of the bowels) at Cairo, Illinois, on 20 May 1865. His widow, Annie, in 1867 married another Civil War veteran, Hans Myhre. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-2,14; red book vol 47) (Love p1119) (“Commemorative Biographical Record of the Upper Wisconsin Counties”, publ. 1895.) “Martinson, Andrew” “Mortenson, Andrew”

MARTHINUSEN, Rasmus

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Burke, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Strejen (sic), Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5-9”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Burke. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $75 still due at muster out. Private. Absent with leave 27 Dec 1863. Absent sick at Madison, Wisconsin, having arrived at Harvey hospital there on 26 Jan 1864. Rejoined company on 28 May 1864. This name is on a list, 27 Oct 1864, of men absent sick at Little Rock, Arkansas. On 30 Oct, he was returned to duty. Mustered out with company on 29 Aug 1865 at Brownsville, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,17,19; 130-10, 131-14; red book vol 32) “Mathinesen, Rasmus”.

MARTIN, Alfred

MN 11th Inf Co C. Residence not shown. Born in Vik, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Age 17. Enrolled 17 Aug 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 26 Jun 1865. Post war: Lived at Lake Benton, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p507) (MCIW p496) (Ulvestad p309)

MARTIN, J. M.

From Strikelandet, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Lyon County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p309)

MARTIN, Nelson

IL 53rd Inf Co K. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 22. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 8 Apr 1865 at Chicago. Mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 8 Jun 1865 at Springfield, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 5 p55; reel 47-9 p55)

MARTIN, Ole W.

WI Lt Arty 3rd Battery. “Drury’s Battery”. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 27. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 2 Oct 1861 at Almund, Portage County, Wisconsin. Mustered 11 Oct 1861 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran for three years on 20 Dec 1863 at Chattanooga, Tennessee, and re-mustered there on 8 Jan 1864. Bounty $400, $60 paid at muster. One month’s pay of $13 plus $2 premium paid to him and to 23 battery-mates who re-enlisted with him. Private. Given a 40-day furlough from 2 Feb 1864. On 13 Nov 1864, he was detached for service with the Eighth Battery. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 232-2,8,10; 239-9; red book vol 5)

MARTIN, Ove

WI 42nd Inf Co D. Residence: Wingville, Grant County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Dunkirk, Dane County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Unmarried. Black eyes, auburn hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 31 Aug 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Sep 1864 at Madison. Bounty $100. Private. On 12 Mar 1865, Private Martin was assigned to special duty as Military Police at Cairo, Illinois. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-5,14; red book vol 47)

MARTIN, Samuel

FL CSA. Born in Kragero, Norway. Civil War: Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)

MARTINSEN, Anton

NY 1st Inf Co I. Residence: Brooklyn, New York. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Rygg p47)

MARTINSEN, John

US Army. Residence: North Dakota. Born 29 Sep 1905 in Norway. Second World War: US Army. Post war: Worked for lumber company at Tacoma, Washington. Married to Martha. Died 19 Dec 1998. Buried at Mt. View Memorial Park. Sources: (Obituary, Tacoma News Tribune, 21 Dec 1998)

MARTINSON, Christian

IA 9th Inf Co H. Residence: Dubuque, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 16 Dec 1861. Mustered 5 Jan 1862. Private. Wounded in a knee. Leg amputated 7 Mar 1862, Pea Ridge, Arkansas. Died of wounds 15 Mar 1862, Pea Ridge, Arkansas. Sources: (ISW-II p96)

MARTINSON, Hans

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Cooper. Age 21. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 19 Aug 1862 at Chicago. Enlisted there the same day. Private. Transferred to 14th a. c. (14th Inf Co A ?). Sources: (ILSA)

MARTINSON, Hantz

IL 45th Inf Co C. Born in Norway. Civil War: Cooper. Age 21. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for two years on 14 Aug 1864 at Chicago as a substitute for Caleb Clark of Chicago. Mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 12 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky, but he never reported at the discharge ceremony. Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p18).

MARTINSON, Johannes

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Mower County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Farmer. Enlisted for three years on 3 Feb 1862 in Mower County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Was on Military Police duty in October 1862. Killed in the battle of Stone's River, Tennessee, 30 Dec 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-12, 77-8; red book vol 20 p146) (Buslett p634) (Ager p318)

MARTINSON, Peter

WI 50th Inf Co B. Residence: Christiana, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Brown eyes, dark brown hair, fair complexion, 5’3½”. Enlisted for one year on 23 Feb 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Post war: Buried at Coon Prairie, Westby, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-3,12) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)

MARUM, Arne A.

See ANDERSON, Arne