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

MYRAN, Andreas

From Nummedal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Private. Post war: Lived in Squier, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p311)

MYRE, Anders A.

From Voss, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Emmons, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p311)

MYRE, Andreas Olsen

From Tinn, Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Dunn County, Wisconsin. Dead (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p311)

MYRE, Ole A.

WI 42nd Inf Co A. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Berlin, Green Lake County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for one year on 24 Aug 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out 20 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-2,14; red book vol 47)

MYRE, Ole Olson

WI 3rd Inf Co G. Civil War: Age 25. Enrolled 23 Apr 1861 at Neenah, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 11)

MYRICK, Felix A.

MN 3rd Inf Co H. Residence: Rice County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 19 Oct 1861. Mustered 9 Nov 1861. Private. Discharged from the service on expiration of term, 14 Nov 1864. Sources: (MINN p158). [Suspicion that this man is Tollif Myrick, below.]

MYRICK, Tollef A.

MN 3rd Inf Co ?. “Tellif” was born in Sætersdalen, Norway, on 2 Nov 1839, son of Anund Tollefson Strömme (Aanund Tellefsen Holum) and Gunhild Rystad (Gunhild Gjermundsdatter Ryssestad). He, his parents and four siblings came from Valle, Aust Agder to America, on board the “Magnolia”, which sailed from Havre, France, and arrived in New Orleans, Louisiana, on 17 Nov 1845. They came to Lebanon Township, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Both parents died there in 1846. Tollef and his siblings were adopted by Samuel W. Myrick and Fidelia Grover Myrick. Civil War: Private. Private Myrick was shot in the left leg above the ankle on 23 Sep 1862 in the Battle of Wood Lake against the Sioux. Post war: Married Julia Crossett on 2 Jan 1866. Five children. In September 1882 he was granted a pension of $4 a month because of a gun shot wound to his left leg. He died 15 Feb 1900 in Merton Township, Steele County, Minnesota, of pneumonia and heart trouble. Buried at Forest Hill cemetery, Owatonna, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p311) (Naeseth ’45-1365) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota) (Letter and Family Group Sheets received from John H. Geiwitz, Minneota, Minnesota) “Myrick, Tellef”

MYRLAND, Bertel Olsen

From Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Nebraska of blood poisoning. Sources: (Ulvestad p311)


MN 15th Inf Co E. Born 27 May 1878 in Tronkigin, Norway, son of Ole Myrmo and Annie. Spanish-American War: Age 20. Entered Service on 5 Jul 1898 at Brown Valley, Minnesota. Private. Discharged 14 Jul 1898. Post war: Died at age 23 of tuberculosis on 13 Aug 1901 at Baltic, South Dakota. Buried in East Nidaros Cemetery, in rural Minnehaha County, lot 2, block 3, grave 2. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Minnehaha County)