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OWEN, Alonzo

IA 38th Inf Co K. Residence: Frankville, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Private. War Department reports “No record found”. Sources: (ISW-V p906)

OWEN, Olay

WI 35th Inf Co G. Residence: Sugar Creek, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Born “Ole Knudsen Oppen” on 20 Jul 1843 at Nord-Aurdal, Oppland, Norway, son of Knud Olsen Oppen and Anne Maria Haraldsdatter Tvedt. Came to America with his parents and siblings in 1847. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Feb 1864 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered 4 Mar 1864 at Camp Washburn, Milwaukee. Bounty paid $60 (a portion of amount due). Recruit. Private. Died of disease 23 Sep 1864 aboard the hospital Steamer “Diana” on the Mississippi River. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 157-13; red book vol 40) (Naeseth ’47-1127) “Owen, Ole”

OWENS, James, Jr.

IA 9th Inf Co D. Residence: South Fork, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Enlisted 26 Feb 1864. Mustered 17 Mar 1864. Private. Mustered out 18 Jul 1865, Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ISW-II p1010)


WI 38th Inf Co I. Residence: Prescott, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Blacksmith. Age 41. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 15 Aug 1864 at Prescott. Mustered 13 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Recruit. Mustered out 2 Jun 1865 at Tennallytown, DC. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 170-11,13; red book vol 43) “Owen, John”