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MUNSON, Albert

DT 1st Cavalry Battalion Co A. Civil War: Private. Served in the Indian wars from 1862 to 1865. Post war: Lived in Clay County, South Dakota. Sources: (Index of Compiled Service Records, North Dakota Archives, roll 6099) (Ulvestad p310)

MUNSON, Andrew

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co I. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23 (or 22). Enrolled 7 Feb 1865. Mustered 14 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged from the service from hospital, 1865. Sources: (MINN p608) (MCIW p632)

MUNSON, Andrew

IA 5th Cav Co I. Residence: Jackson County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 44. Enlisted 23 Oct 1861. Mustered 1 Nov 1861. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 21 Jul 1863, Cairo, Illinois. Sources: (ISW-IV p956)

MUNSON, Andrew

MN Brackett's Cavalry Battalion Co B. Residence: Jackson, Jackson County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 44. Enrolled 22 Oct 1861. Mustered the same day. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service for disability 21 Jul 1862. Post war: Granted a pension of $4 a month because of injury to his right side. Sources: (MINN p692) (MCIW p588) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)

MUNSON, Anthem

See MONSON, Anton

MUNSON, Halvor

Civil War: Private. He was also in the Indian war. He was 14 years old and he camped about where the city of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, now lies. Post war: Lived in Devon, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p310)

MUNSON, Iver

WI 1st Army Corps (Hancock’s Corps), 1st Company. Residence: Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Gray eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 15 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the next day. Recruit entitled to bounty. Private. Discharged from the service from Company G of the 9th U. S. Veterans Volunteers on 14 Feb 1866, expiration of term of service. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 256-1,2)

MUNSON, M. C.

MN 1st Inf Co H. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Recruit. Enrolled 29 Feb 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Transferred to 1st Battalion. [Not found there.] Sources: (MINN p41) (MCIW p62)

MUNSON, Madse

MN 1st Battalion Inf Co B. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 29 Feb 1864. Mustered 1 Mar 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 14 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p541) (MCIW p69)

MUNSON, Matthew

WI 36th Inf Co H. Residence: Richwood, Richland County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Excelsior, Sauk County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Shoemaker. Age 33. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Feb 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Mar 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged 19 Sep 1864 at Harvey US General Hospital, Madison. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 162-10; red book vol 41)

MUNSON, Muns

WI 3rd Inf Co F. Residence: Boscobel, Grant County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Unmarried. Shoemaker. Hazel eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 6 May 1861 at Boscobel. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 12 Aug 1861. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p120)

MUNSON, Nels

US Army 341st Machine Gun Battalion, Co B. Born 20 Aug 1888 at Kristianstad, Sweden. First World War: Age 29. Entered the service on 20 Sep 1917 at Wessington Springs, South Dakota. Saddler. Served overseas 6 Jun 1918 to 22 May 1919. Discharged 2 Jun 1919. Post war: Married to Grace ?. Died 6 Aug 1928 at Wessington Springs of strychnine poisoning, age 40. He is buried at Prospect Hill Cemetery, 2nd addition, lot 82, grave 5. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Jerauld County)

MUNSON, Newton

WI 12th Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 38. Miner. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 28 Dec 1863 at Clifton, Wisconsin. Mustered 16 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Died 22 Sep 1864 at Rome, Georgia. Sources: (WHS red book vol 17, p182)

MUNSON, Ole

WI 50th Inf Co H. Residence: Akan, Richland County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Hazel eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for one year on 20 Mar 1865 at Boscobel, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. No bounty shown. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-9)

MUNSON, Oliver

MN 5th Inf Co H. Civil War: Residence: Hastings, Dakota County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enrolled 24 Feb 1862. Mustered 29 Apr 1862. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 19 Jul 1862. Sources: (MINN p262) (MCIW p296)

MUNSON, Peter

IL 117th Inf Co F. Residence: Edwardville, Madison County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Collinsville, Illinois. Mustered 10 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with his company on 5 Aug 1865 at Springfield, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 10 p20)

MUNSON, Swan

IL 33rd Inf Co H. Residence: Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 17. Druggist. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1864 at Galesburg. Mustered on 3 Apr 1864 at Springfield, Illinois. Private. Recruit transferred from IL 72nd Inf on 17 Jul 1865. Promoted to Corporal. Mustered out 29 Aug 1865 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 49)

MUNSON, Theodore

WI 4th Cav Co D. Residence: Columbus, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Blue eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Feb 1864 at Columbus. Mustered 3 Mar 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Recruit. Private. Promoted to Corporal 1 Apr 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 4a, p102)

MUNSON, Torger

WI 13th Inf Co I. Residence: Clayton, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 44. Farmer. Married. Hazel eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Feb 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Transferred here from WI 15th Inf Co B on 11 Jun 1865. Mustered out on 24 Nov 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Sources: (WHS red book vol 18, p180)