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MONGERSON, Charles

IL 36th Inf Co K. Residence: Aurora, Kane County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 42. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 31 Aug 1861 at Aurora. Private. Mustered out at Pulaski, Tennessee, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 91)

MONSEN, Anton

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 30. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 27 Dec 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 1 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 11 Jun 1862. Sick in hospital at Lebanon, Kentucky, 27 Oct 1862. Became unfit for service because of illness. Discharged from the service for disability 18 Apr 1863, at Quincy, Illinois. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p 20) (Buslett p362) (Ulvestad p310) (Ager p293)

MONSEN, Christian

WI 25th Inf Co B. Residence: Richwood, Richland County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 44. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years on 29 Feb 1864 at Port Andrew, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Milwaukee Sixth Ward. Mustered 25 Mar 1864 at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty paid $60. Recruit. Private. Joined the company on 28 Apr 1864. “Was with the company in all dangers to which they were exposed.” Was sent to a hospital sick on 8 Jun 1864. Died of acute diarrhea at Rome, Georgia, on 7 Aug 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-13,14; red book vol 30) (Love p1100) “Munson, Christian”

MONSEN, H.

Indian War: Private. Served in a unit from Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p310)

MONSEN, Henrik

From Voss, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Clarkfield, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p310)

MONSEN, John

Indian War: Private. Post war: Lived in Winneshiek County, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p310)

MONSEN, Joseph

MN 1st Battalion Infantry. Co G. Residence not shown. Born in Ohio. Civil War: Age 17. Enrolled 21 Mar 1865. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 14 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p557) (MCIW p76) (Ulvestad p310)

MONSEN, M.

Residence: Pensacola, Florida. Born in Bergen, Norway. Civil War: “Chief Gunner” on warship “Iowa”. Sources: (Ulvestad p252)

MONSEN, Mathias

From Hadeland, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Lime Grove, Nebraska, in 1904. Sources: (Ulvestad p310)

MONSEN, Thomas

WI 45th Inf Co G. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Dodgeville, Iowa County. Born in Bergenstift, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for one year on 2 Dec 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 7 Dec 1864 at Madison. Bounty $100. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-9; red book vol 50)

MONSEN, Toge

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Crawford County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p310)

MONSEN, Torger

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Washington, LaCrosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 44. Farmer. Hazel eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Feb 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Joined B Company at Strawberry Plains, Virginia, 31 Mar 1864. Transferred to Company H on 1 Dec 1864; then to 24th Infantry and on to Company I in 13th Infantry on 10 June 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 20 p 32) (Buslett p391) (Ager p296) (RWV p809) “Monson, Torger”

MONSON, Andrew

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Scandinavian Guards, organized in Nicollet County, Minnesota, 27 Aug 1862, and served in that county 21 days. Private. Sources: (MCIW p807) (Ulvestad p310)

MONSON, Anton

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor and baker. Age 32. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4½”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Dec 1863 at Oconomowoc, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 24 Dec 1863. Bounty $60 paid. Enlistment credited to Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Private. Joined the Company at Strawberry Plains, Virginia, on 31 Mar 1864. Taken prisoner at New Hope, Georgia, on 27 May 1864. Returned to D Company on 4 Aug 1864. Transferred to Company H on 13 Feb 1865. Transferred temporarily to the WI 24th Infantry, and finally to Company I of the 13th on 10 Jun 1865. Sick when mustered out. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-6; red book vol 18 p 180, vol 20 p62) (Buslett p 451) (Ulvestad p310) (Ager p302) (Meeker)

MONSON, Arne

USA 4th Cavalry. Civil War: Enlisted 15 Mar 1864. Enlistment credited to Wayne, Washington County, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 258-5)

MONSON, Charles A.

IA 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Salina, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted on 6 Oct 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out 24 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ISW-II cd p110)

MONSON, Christian S.

IL 65th Inf Re-organized, Company C Consolidated. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Baker. Age 35. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 5 Apr 1865 at Chicago and mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 13 Jul 1865 at Greensboro, North Carolina. Sources: (ILSA reel 17 p42)

MONSON, Gilbert

From Hadeland, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died at Ashby, Minnesota (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p310)

MONSON, Hans

IA 13th Inf Co E. Residence: Marshall County, Iowa. Born in Sund prestegjeld, Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Enlisted 26 Oct 1864. Mustered 26 Oct 1864. Private. Mustered out 21 Jul 1865, Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: In 1885, Hans Monson was living in Hanover, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-II p656) (XSS Iowa p294) (Ulvestad p310)

MONSON, Hendrick

IA 9th Cav Co F. Age 18. Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 21 Oct 1864. Mustered 21 Oct 1864. Private. Mustered out 21 Oct 1865, Little Rock, Arkansas, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ISW-IV p1725)

MONSON, Ingebrigt

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Deerfield, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Sogndal, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 20 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease at Little Rock, Arkansas, on 4 Nov 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10, 130-10, 131-4; red book vol 32) (Love p1104) “Monssen, Ingebrigt” “Monson, Ingebright”

MONSON, Iver

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Christiana, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born 28 Aug 1843 in Vik, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, the son of Mons Simonsen Halfrund and Inga Refsdal. Came to America aboard the “Kong Sverre” out of Bergen and into New York on 1 Aug 1844. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Brown eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Sick at home in Christiana on 28 Feb 1862 “and has since not been heard from”. Listed as a deserter. Was found on 9 Nov 1863, was court-martialed, found guilty and sentenced to forfeit all pay and compensation from 1 Nov 1861 to 1 Sep 1863. Was present for the regiment’s final year of marches and battles. Discharged from the service on 2 Dec 1864. Post war: He became a successful farmer at De Forest in Dane County, Wisconsin. Married 21 Dec 1875 to Karen Hanson. Five children. He died 20 Dec 1911 Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 32) (Buslett p391) (Ager p274, photo; p296) (RWV p809) (Ulvestad p310) (Naeseth ‘’44-764) (Hedberg; History of Dane County, 1906) “Halfrund, Iver Monsen”

MONSON, John M.

IA 4th Cav Co M. Residence: Salina, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 27. Enlisted 2 Nov 1861 at a Corporal. Mustered 25 Nov 1861. Mustered out 5 Dec 1864 at Memphis, Tennessee, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ISW-IV cd p133)

MONSON, Julius C.

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 25 Oct 1861 at Oconomowoc and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 8 Dec 1861. Named Sergeant on 1 Jan 1862. Sick in hospital at Louisville, Kentucky, 1 Oct 1862. Became unfit for service and was discharged from there on 29 Oct 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3; red book vol 20 p56) (Buslett p452) (Ulvestad p260) (Ager p302)

MONSON, Knud

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Windsor, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Apr 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Died in camp of “a disease unknown” on 4 Mar 1863. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p200)

MONSON, Knudt

MN 1st Battalion Inf Co H. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 3 Apr 1865. Mustered the same day. Private. Died 29 May 1865 at Alexandria, Virginia. Sources: (MINN p560) (MCIW p77) (Ulvestad p310) “Knut Monsen”

MONSON, Magnus

MN 7th Inf Co C. Residence: Taylors Falls, Chisago County, Minnesota. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 32. Enrolled 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 24 Nov 1862. Private. Died 3 May 1865 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sources: (MINN p333) (MCIW p375) (Ulvestad p310)

MONSON, Mons

Spanish-American War: Lieutenant. In Philippines. Post war: Lived at Sisseton, South Dakota, in 1907. Sources: (Ulvestad p258)

MONSON, Mons

US Army 151st Field Artillery. Born in Bergen, Norway. First World War: Locomotive fireman. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Unmarried. Enlisted on 12 Jun 1917 at St. Paul, Minnesota. Assigned as Wagoner. Left the US 18 Oct 1917. Arrived back in the US on 26 Apr 1919. Discharged at Camp Dodge, Iowa, on 10 May 1919. Service bonus of $85.60 paid there. Sources: (Certificate of Discharge, Enlistment Record, both in possession of descendant Norman Monson)

MONSON, Mons

US Army 313th Engineers. Born 12 Apr 1896 in Bergen, Norway son of Iver Monson and Ingeborg. First World War: Age 22. Entered the service on 24 Jun 1918 at Murdo, South Dakota. Arrived in France 16 Aug 1918. Died of influenza on 10 Oct 1918 in France. Buried in Immanuel Cemetery at Van Meter, South Dakota, lot 2, block 29, grave 6. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Jones County)

MONSON, Ole

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Scandinavian Guards, organized in Nicollet County, Minnesota, 27 Aug 1862, and served in that county 21 days. Private. Sources: (MCIW p807) (Ulvestad p310)

MONSON, Peter

IA 38th Inf Co D. Residence: Ossian, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 22 Aug 1862 as Drummer. Mustered 27 Sep 1862. Reduced to ranks at his own request. Discharged from the service for disability 27 Mar 1863, at St. Louis, Missouri. Sources: (ISW-V p897)

MONSON, Swen

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Lake Prairie Rangers of the First Sub-district, 1st Battalion Special Volunteers, State Militia. Organized in Nicollet County during the Indian War of 1862. Service dates unknown. Private. Sources: (MCIW p799) (Ulvestad p310)

MONSON, William

MN 4th Inf Co K. Residence: Ramsey County, Minnesota. Born in Pennsylvania. Civil War: Age 31. Enrolled 15 Oct 1861. Mustered 23 Dec 1861. Private. Discharged from the service for disability Oct 1863. Post war: Granted a pension of $4 a month because of a wound to his left arm. Sources: (MINN p221) (MCIW p241) (Ulvestad p310) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)

MONSSEN, Mons

US Navy. Born 20 Jan 1867 in Norway. No War: Chief Gunner’s Mate. Awarded the Medal of Honor. Serving on board the U.S.S. Missouri, “for extraordinary heroism on 13 Apr 1904 in entering a burning magazine through the scuttle and endeavoring to extinguish the fire by throwing water with his hands until a hose was passed to him”. Sources: (“America’s Medal of Honor Recipients”. Publ. 1977, pp 401, 1018)

MONSTEAD, Neals

WI 21st Inf Co G. Residence: Merton, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 22. Clerk. Unmarried. Blue eyes, white hair, light complexion, 5’½”. Drafted. Enrolled for three years on 25 Nov 1863 at Merton. Private. Transferred to WI 3rd Inf Sources: (WHS red book vol 26)

MONSTERVAAG, Even

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Mitchell County, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p311)

MONTGOMERY, William A.

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in the United States. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 23. Enlisted for three years on 18 Sep 1861 at Beloit and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 14 Dec 1861. Commissioned Second Lieutenant, Company G, 14 Jan 1862 at Chattanooga, Tennessee, with rank from 14 Dec 1861. Promoted to First Lieutenant, 8 Nov 1862, with rank from 1 Oct 1862. Was acting post adjutant, provost marshall and company commander. Became Captain on 4 Apr 1863 with rank from 23 Feb 1863. Mustered out of Company G on 3 Apr 1863 in order to accept captain’s commission with WI 15th Inf Co I. Took command the next day. Served as district provost marshall in 1863. Was on recruiting duty in 1863. Mustered out with I Company at Chattanooga, Tennessee, on 10 Feb 1865. Post war: Montgomery died in Chicago, Illinois, in 1893. He had been a prominent attorney. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9,11; red book vol 20 p98,122) (Buslett p581 photo) (Gjertveit)