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MYHRA, Hans Nielson

MN Inf. Residence: Spring Grove, Houston County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Came to America about 1842. Married in 1851 to Maren Von Thaulow Velo. Civil War: Enrolled in 1862. Was said to have been a prisoner of war in Andersonville, Georgia, and that he had escaped. Returned home in 1863. Post war: Died on 6 Feb 1867 of tuberculosis, contracted while imprisoned. Buried in the Spring Grove Lutheran churchyard. Sources: (“Maren Velo: A Long Journey from Norway”, by Myrtle O. Knudson. This is a six page paper that appears to have been photocopied from a community history book; the paper received from Rikka Weiberg, Minneapolis, Minnesota)

MYHRE, Christian L.

From Eidsvold, Norway. Spanish-American War: Corporal. Wounded. In 1907, he was living in Arlington, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p264)

MYHRE, Hans A.

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: St. Lawrence, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born 17 Mar 1840 in Ringebu, Norway. Came to America in 1861, along with his brother Simon, and rejoined another brother Ole at St. Lawrence. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Enlisted 9 Dec 1861 at Scandinavia, Wisconsin. Mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 20 Dec 1861. Private. Was with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Sick in Camp hospital 29 May 1864. Sick in June, July and August 1864. Mustered out with I Company at Chattanooga, Tennessee, 10 Feb 1865. Post war: He married widow Annie Erlandson Mortenson on 4 Dec 1867 at New Hope, Portage County, Wisconsin. Seven children. Myhre in 1894 was living on his farm near Iola, Waupaca County. Died 1922. Buried at Northland, Iola. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p132) (Buslett p598; p599 photo) (Ulvestad p311) (Ager p282 photo; p312; p315, e51) (Gjertveit) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (“Commemorative Biographical Record of the Upper Wisconsin Counties: Waupaca, Portage, Wood, Marathon, Oneida, Vilas, Langlade and Shawano”, publ. 1895.) [See also his brothers, Peter and Simon Myhre.] “Myre, Hans Anderson”

MYHRE, Iver Olsen

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Clinton, Wisconsin. Born in Vang, Valders, Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 3 Oct 1861 at Beloit and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Assigned as Corporal 1 Jan 1862. Was with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, on 13 Oct 1863. Seriously wounded in his left shoulder at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864 and sent to hospital. Later sent to hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered out there on 13 Jan 1865. Post war: In 1886, Iver O. Myhre of Co B (sic) was living in High Lake, Iowa. In 1893, he was living in Graettinger, Iowa. Died there in 1905. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p98) (Buslett p538 photo) (Ulvestad p264,316) (Ager p278 photo) (Gjertveit) (XSS Iowa p705) [Photo is at Vesterheim, Decorah IA]

MYHRE, Lars Larsen

From Hjelmelands Prestegjeld, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died at Cass County, Iowa, in 1895. Sources: (Ulvestad p311)

MYHRE, Ole A.

Residence: St. Lawrence, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born 29 Aug 1826 in Ringebu, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died 2 Jun 1913. A stone reading “Ole A. Myhre 1826-1913” is in Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery, Section II Row 4, Scandinavia, Waupaca County. Sources: (Ulvestad p311) (KJR) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (USGenWeb Archives by Geraldine Trinrud gertrin@gglbbs.com) “Myre, Ole Anderson”

MYHRE, Ole Oleson

WI 3rd Inf Co G. Residence: Neenah, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Blacksmith. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 23 Apr 1861. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. “Was always on detached duty as Brigade blacksmith. Mustered out 1 Jul 1864 expired term of service. A good man.” Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p140)

MYHRE, Peter A.

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: St. Lawrence, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born about 1837 in Ringebu, Norway. Came to America in the 1850s. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Enlisted 16 Nov 1861 at Scandinavia, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 20 Dec 1861. Private. Detached and assigned to the 6th Ohio Battery on 28 Oct 1863. Wounded in his head at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Mustered out with I Company at Chattanooga, Tennessee, 10 Feb 1865. Post war: Myhre died 18 Mar 1889 in Scandinavia, Wisconsin. A stone reading “Peter A. Myhre –1889” is in Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery Sect. II Row 4, Scandinavia, Waupaca County. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p132) (Buslett p598; p600 photo) (Ulvestad p311) (Ager p216 photo; p315) (Gjertveit) (KJR) (USGenWeb Archives by Geraldine Trinrud gertrin@gglbbs.com) (“Commemorative Biographical Record of the Upper Wisconsin Counties: Waupaca, Portage, Wood, Marathon, Oneida, Vilas, Langlade and Shawano”, publ. 1895.) (Hedberg) [See also his brothers Hans and Simon Myhre.] “Myre, Petter Anderson”

MYHRE, Simon A.

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: St. Lawrence, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Hans, Peter and Simon Myhre were brothers born in Ringebu, Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 9 Dec 1861 at Scandinavia, Wisconsin, soon after arriving in Wisconsin. Mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 20 Dec 1861. Private. Promoted to Corporal 5 Dec 1862. Was with the provisions transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 28 Nov 1863. Taken prisoner at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864, and died of scurvy in Andersonville Prison on 4 Oct 1864. Buried there in grave 10,289. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p126) (Buslett p599; p601 photo) (Ulvestad p264) (Ager p178 photo; p315, e50) (Gjertveit) (GPO p143) (“Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison” Atwater List, publ 1865) (“Commemorative Biographical Record of the Upper Wisconsin Counties: Waupaca, Portage, Wood, Marathon, Oneida, Vilas, Langlade and Shawano”, publ. 1895.) [See also his brothers, Hans and Peter Myhre.] “Myre, Simen Anderson” “Myers, S.”