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MATHEWS, Selah

WI 15th Inf. Civil War: Age 31. Enrolled for three year on 25 Nov 1861 at Waupun, Wisconsin. Appointed Regimental Sergeant Major on 1 Jan 1862. Discharged from the service on 5 Jul 1862 at Corinth, Mississippi, and commissioned First Lieutenant and assigned as Regimental Quartermaster, succeeding Ole Heg, 6 Jun 1862. Detached at Crab Orchard, 18 Oct 1862 to go to Louisville, Kentucky. He was taken prisoner by Morgan’s Raiders. Exchanged. Paroled and sent to Camp Chase, Ohio. Returned to the regiment on 25 May 1863. Mustered out 13 Feb 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-2, 78-1; red book vol 20 p 2) (Buslett p332)

MATHIASEN, Mathias

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway on 17 May 1841, son of Mathias Mathiassen Kroshuss and Anne Søndresdatter Steensrud. Emigrated from Sauland parish, Hjartdal, Telemark, 10 May 1847. Civil War: Great Lakes Sailor. Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 11 Oct 1861 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 2 Dec 1861. Private. Left sick at Island No. Ten on 20 Mar 1862. Killed in Battle at Stone's River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862. Brother of soldier Jermond Matison. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p 48) (Buslett p422) (Ager p299) (Letter, Ruth M. Tucker, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin) (Ulvestad p309) (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, publ. 2002 p 4-17) (Naeseth ’47-930) “Mathiesen, Mathias” “Mathiason, Mathias” “Mathison, Mathis”

MATHIASEN, Paul

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Raymond, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 4 Nov 1861 at Waterford, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left behind at Perryville, Kentucky, 9 Oct 1862. Sick in Danville, Kentucky. Taken prisoner at Stone's River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862. Was reported killed, and is so listed on the Regiment’s quarterly report of Deceased Soldiers, dated 31 Dec 1862. Sent to St. Louis to be exchanged. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863, and again taken prisoner. Was in Albany, Indiana, 21 Oct 1862, because of his wounds. Mustered out with C Company, 1 Jan 1865, at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-5, 77-8; red book vol 20 p 48) (Buslett p422) (Ulvestad p309) (Ager p299) “Mathiesen, Paul” “Mathiason, Mathias”

MATHIASON, Andrew

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sawyer. Age 39. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 6 May 1861 at Madison. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted as a veteran on 21 Dec 1863. Died of chronic diarrhea at Madison, Wisconsin, on 14 Sep 1864. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p200)

MATHIASSON, John M.

IA 38th Inf Co H. Residence: Eldorado, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 32. Enlisted 14 August 1862. Mustered 4 Nov 1862. Private. Transferred to IA 34th & 38th Infantry Consolidated, Company H, on 1 Jan 1865. Mustered out 15 Aug 1865, Houston, Texas. Sources: (ISW-V p462,899)

MATHIESEN, Jens

MN 15th Inf. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p309)

MATHIESEN, Peter

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Vernon County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p309)

MATHIESEN, William

US Navy. Born at Semb near Tonsberg, Norway, in 1847. Came to US in 1866. No War: Served three years in the US Navy. Post war: After his service, he lived in Brooklyn, New York. He married Hanna Torkildsen from Kristiansand. He owned a grocery store and a yard for building boats and barges. Sources: (Rygg p53)

MATHIESON, Charles

WI 27th Inf Co K. Residence: Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Sleswig, Denmark. Civil War: Age 32. Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 19 Sep 1864 at Manitowoc. Mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 7 Oct 1864. Absent sick in the general hospital at Mobile, Alabama, since 18 Apr 1865. Mustered out at Greenville, Louisiana, 8 Jun 1865. Post war: In 1880, he was granted a pension of $4 a month because of chronic diarrhea. Sources: (WHS red book vol 32) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.)

MATHIESON, George D.

DT 1st Cavalry Battalion Co B. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Index of Compiled Service Records, North Dakota Archives, roll 6099)

MATHIESON, Richard W.

DT 1st Cavalry Battalion Co B. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Index of Compiled Service Records, North Dakota Archives, roll 6099)

MATHISEN, Joseph

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, 7 Jan 1840. Came to America in 1859 to Madison. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. When war began, he enlisted in the Wisconsin 1st Regiment for three months as a Private. When that term ended, he returned to Wisconsin and enlisted again, this time in the 15th. Commissioned a First Lieutenant on 12 Nov 1862, and assigned to B Company on 16 Nov 1862. On 11 Jan 1863, at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, he was promoted to Captain, commanding Company B. Mustered out with B Company at Chattanooga, Tennessee, 2 Dec 1864, his term having expired. Post war: Married to Judith Johnson. In 1882, he became cashier at a bank in Evansville, Douglas County, Minnesota. Died 28 Feb 1925 at Evansville. Buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 28) (Buslett p372 photo) (Ager p267 photo, p294) (RWV p808) (DCHS Veterans Census card file) (Obituary, Evansville Enterprise, 5 Mar 1925 p 1 col 4) (Hedberg) “Mathiesen, Joseph” “Matheson, Joseph”

MATHISON, E. H.

WI 2nd Cav Co C. Civil War: Sergeant. Died of diarrhea on 7 Aug 1864 at Andersonville Prison. Buried in grave 4925. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 259-2) (“Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison” Atwater List, publ 1865)

MATHISON, Gunder

IA Sioux City Cav Co ?. Residence: Spirit Lake, Iowa. Born in Avaldsnæs, Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 24 Sep 1861, into the Sioux City Volunteer Cavalry Company. Mustered 18 Nov 1861. Private. Transferred into the Iowa Seventh Cavalry, Co I, on 14 Jul 1863. Mustered out 23 Nov 1864, Sioux City, Iowa. Post war: In 1885, Gunder Mathewson was living in Milford, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-IV p1342, 1777) (XSS Iowa p208) (Ulvestad p309)

MATHRE, Wm.

Illinois. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p309)

MATIASSEN, Samuel

From Telemarken, Norway. Indian War: Private. Post war: Lived in Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p309)

MATIS, Hants

IL 53rd Co I. Residence: Wilmington, Will County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 17. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Jan 1864 at Joliet. Mustered there on 2 Feb 1864. Private. Mustered out 22 Jun 1865 at Quincy, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 5 p46; reel 47-9 p46)

MATISON, Jermond

WI 38th Inf Co D. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born “Gjermund Mathiassen Kroshuus” on 30 Mar 1835 in Sauland, Hjartdal, Telemark, Norway, son of Mathias Mathiassen Kroshuus and Anne Søndresdatter Steensrud. He came to America in 1847 to Norway Township. Civil War: Age 28. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for three years on 27 Mar 1864 at Norway Township. Enlistment credited to Pewaukee, Waukesha County. Mustered 15 Apr 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Survived the war. On his company’s final payroll, he was cited as an “Efficient soldier”. Post war: Married on 7 Oct 1865 to Hanna Magrethe Nelsdatter Narum (1831-1919). Buried at Muskego Lutheran Cemetery, Muskego, Wisconsin; stone reads “1835 – 1913”. Brother of soldier Mathias Mathisen. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 170-6; red book vol 43) (Naeseth ’47-929) (Letter, Great grand-daughter Ruth M. Tucker, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) “Matheson, Jermond” “Mathiasen, Jermond”

MATSEN, Jacob

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

MATSON, Canute R.

WI 13th Inf Co K. Residence: Milton, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Student. Unmarried. Blue eyes, auburn hair, fair complexion, 6’1”. Enlisted for three years on 7 Oct 1861 at Milton. Mustered 1 Nov 1861 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Private. Appointed Corporal on 7 Nov 1861. Promoted to Commissary Sergeant on 16 Aug 1862. Re-enlisted on 20 Jan 1864 and reappointed Commissary Sergeant. Sources: (WHS red book vol 18, p198)

MATSON, John

IL 3rd Inf Co G. Born 9 Feb 1840. Civil War: Age 22. Entered service in 1862 at Springfield, Illinois. Private. Discharged 1865 in Illinois. Post war: Married to Lucy Jane Bagland. Died at age 89 on 25 Jul 1928 in the Soldier’s Home at Hot Springs, South Dakota. Buried in the Elk Point, South Dakota, Cemetery, section 2, block 3, lot 14, grave 2. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Union County)

MATSON, John

WI 50th Inf Co H. Residence: Prairie du Chien, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Born in Skauger, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 43. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 9 Mar 1865 at Dodgeville, Wisconsin. Mustered 24 Mar 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Post war: Buried at Long Valley, Hollandale, Wisconsin; stone reads “18 Apr 1822 – 2 Feb 1892”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-9) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

MATSON, Knut

From Voss, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Chicago, Illinois. Sources: (Ulvestad p309)

MATTERSON, Matthias

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co M. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled 7 Feb 1865. Mustered 18 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 27 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p622) (MCIW p638)

MATTESON, Harry

IA 38th Inf Co C. Born 1826. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died 1868. Buried in the Burr Oak, Iowa, Cemetery. Dates from tombstone. Sources: (Bob Brimacomb, sec., Burr Oak Cemetery Assoc.)

MATTESON, Marcus J.

WI Hv Arty Co A. Residence: Waterford, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 20. Farmer. Unmarried. Dark eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for three years on 16 May 1861 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered 11 Jun 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out in 6 Jul 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin, expiration of term of service. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 246-7; 247-2; red book vol 6)

MATTESON, Mattes

MO 40th Inf Co A. Born 24 Sep 1840 in Tonsberg, Norway. Came to America to New York in 1860. Civil War: Enlisted in 1863. Private. Served at St. Louis, Missouri. Re-enlisted in Jun 1864. He served at New Orleans, Mobile, Alabama; and Spanish Fort. He was in a hospital at Jackson, Mississippi. Mustered out at Benton Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri, on 14 Aug 1865. Post war: He married, in 1872, Cora Christian (1845-1917). Eight children. Came to Fargo, North Dakota, in 1878 and to Mayville, North Dakota, in 1882. In 1901, he lived in Velva, North Dakota. Joined the GAR. His occupation was painter. Died 16 Jul 1936. Sources: (Ulvestad p329) (North Dakota State Archives, obit file) (North Dakota WPA Historical Data Project) (Rootsweb: Nor-Vestfold-L) “Skarison, Louis Mathias” “Skarison, Mathias”

MATTEWSON, George

MN 10th Inf Co C. Civil War: Age 33. Enlisted 15 Aug 1862. Private. Discharged from the service 26 Jun 1864 due to disability. Sources: (DCHS 1890 Veterans Census card file)

MATTHIESEN, Henrick T.

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

MATTISEN, Evan

WI 12th Inf Co C. Residence: Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born 26 Feb 1817 in Fyresdal, Telemark, Norway, son of Mathias Andersen Egeland and Margrethe Tarjesdatter Felsaed. He came to America on the “Salvator”, which left Porsgrunn and stopped in Portsmouth, England, and arrived in New York on 12 Jul 1845. He married on 28 Oct 1854 Christina Stephens. Civil War: Married. Age 45. Brown eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Sep 1861 at Dodgeville. Mustered 18 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Disappeared 5 Jan 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-15; red book vol 17, p48) (Naeseth ’45-479) “Rui, Eivind Mathisen”

MATTISON, John

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence not shown. Born in Solor, Norway. Civil War: Age 33. Mustered 17 Jun 1864. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 2 Sep 1865. Post war: Lived in Norman County, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p139) (MCIW p185) (Ulvestad p309)

MATTISON, John

WI 53rd Inf Co B. Residence: Coon, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 35. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4¼”. Enlisted for one year on 18 Mar 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On 10 Jun 1865 at Pleasant Hill, Missouri, all members of the 53rd were transferred into the 51st. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 198-13; 201-3,6) (“Coon Valley”, publ 1928 by Upper Coon Valley Norwegian Lutheran Church, Coon Valley, WI).

MATTISON, Mathias

MN 1st Battalion Infantry, Co A. Residence not shown. Nativity not shown. Civil War: Age 19. Enrolled 7 Mar 1865. Mustered 9 Mar 1865. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 14 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p537) (MCIW p68) (Ulvestad p309)

MATTISON, Mathias

WI 1st Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 9 Oct 1861 at Burlington, Wisconsin. Mustered at Milwaukee later that month. Private. Transferred from C Company. Mustered out at Milwaukee in October 1864, expiration of term of service. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 2; red book vol 7)

MATTSON, James

MN 11th Inf Co A. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 34. Enrolled 24 Aug 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 26 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p501) (MCIW p493)

MATTSON, Mathis

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)

MATTSON, Thomas O.

Spanish-American War: Lieutenant. Post war: Lived at Jamestown, North Dakota, in 1907. Sources: (Ulvestad p258)