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NESBERG, Ole O.

MN Lt Arty 1st Battery. Residence: Winona County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Enrolled 21 Nov 1861. Private. Discharged from the service for disability, 17 Nov 1862. Sources: (MINN p785) (MCIW p652) (Ulvestad p313)

NESET, Fredrik

From Neset near Kristianssand, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived at Deer Lodge, Tennessee. Sources: (Ulvestad p313)

NESJE, Ole

Residence: Sisseton, South Dakota. Spanish-American War: Corporal. Killed in the Philippines, the first day he was there. Sources: (Ulvestad p264)

NESON, Gustav

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p313)

NESS

See NASS, NÆS

NESS, Albert P.

From Sogn, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived at Larimore, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p313)

NESS, Christopher

IA 23rd Inf Co A. Residence: Story City, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 4 Aug 1862. Mustered 21 Aug 1862. Private. Died of disease 28 Feb 1865, Story City, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-III p746)

NESS, Gilbert

See NASS, Gulbrand H

NESS, Gulbrand

See NASS, Gulbrand

NESS, Gunder

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Went back to Norway, where he died (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p313)

NESS, Henry

MN 3rd Inf Co B. Residence: Big Springs, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Germany. Civil War: Age 28. Drafted. Mustered 20 Jun 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 2 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p130) (MCIW p181) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) (Ulvestad p313) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p147)

NESS, Ludvig

From Indre Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Lake Preston, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p313)

NESS, Ole O.

From Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived at Norwegian Grove, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p313)

NESSON, John

MN 6th Inf Co F. Residence: Belvidere, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born “Johan Nielsen Kjøs” on 12 Nov 1842 at Ringsaker, Hedmark, Norway, son of Niels Olsen Kjøs and Ingeborg Johnsdatter Løtten. He came to America with his parents and three siblings on “Flora”, which sailed from Christiania on 15 Jun 1849 and arrived in New York on 23 Aug 1849. His father died in New York a week after their arrival. His mother and the children came to Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin. In 1855, they came to Goodhue County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 19. Enrolled 11 Aug 1862. Mustered 1 Oct 1862. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 19 Aug 1865. He was married 12 Aug 1871 to Lucy Ellen Bassett (1852-1882). One child. John was married a second time on 3 Oct 1883 to Jessie Eames (1859-1940). Three children. John and Jessie eventually divorced. His brother Ole Nelson was also a soldier. Sources: (MINN p300) (MCIW p339) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-2867) “Nelson, Johan”

NESTELIEN, H.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Gratiot, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p313)

NESTHUS, Jorgen Nelson

Residence: La Salle County, Illinois. From Voss, Norway. Civil War: Private. He was killed in the Battle of Buena Vista. Sources: (Ulvestad p313)

NESTON, Christopher

WI 11th Inf Co E. Residence: Moscow, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Hadeland, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 36. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 18 Sep 1864. Private. Discharged from the service 7 Jun 1865. Post war: Lived in Hollandale, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 52-13; red book vol 16, p96) (Ulvestad p314) “Norton, Christopher”