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WI 17th Inf Co B. Residence: Sterling, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Blue eyes, brown hair, flushed complexion, 5’3”. Enrolled for one year on 8 Oct 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, as a substitute for John G. McLery (or McLerg) of Sterling. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out 14 Jul 1865. Post war: Lived in Crawford County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-13; red book vol 22, p36) “Mellam, Peter” “Mellem, Peder”


From Meisingseth prestegjeld, Kristianssund, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Name in the military was "Mosan". Killed in the Battle for Luzon Island, The Philippines, on 24 Dec 1900. Sources: (Ulvestad p309) “Mosan, Knut”


NJ 2nd Inf Co D. Born in Copenhagen, Denmark. Civil War: Age 39. Jeweler. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 28 May 1861 at Trenton, New Jersey. Corporal. Page 143 of source lists him as having died in a hospital; page 177 lists him as a Sergeant and that he was killed and “died on transport” on 14 Aug 1862 Sources: (New Jersey State Archives “Regimental and Company Books 1861-65”, Series SDEA4039, book 13)