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PAUL, Edward

WI 12th Inf Co C. Residence: Wyoming, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 44. Married. Enlisted at Dodgeville, Wisconsin. Mustered 18 Oct 1861. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-15)

PAUL, Lewis

WI 12th Inf Co C. Residence: Wyoming, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, rosy complexion. Enlisted at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 7 Dec 1861. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 3 Jan 1864 at Natchez, Mississippi. Wounded severely on 15 Jun 1864. Absent from company at time of muster out and no discharge furnished. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-15; red book vol 17, p48)

PAULHAUGEN

See ANDERSON, August

PAULHOUGEN, Amund

Born “Amund Martinsen Paulhougen” on 24 Sep 1830 at Østre Gausdal, Oppland, Norway, son of Martin Paulsen Paulhougen and Eli Ellingsdatter. He came to America with his parents on “Flora”, which sailed from Christiania on 15 Jun 1849 and arrived at New York on 23 Aug 1849. They came to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, later moving to Coon Township, Vernon County, Wisconsin. He was married in 1858 to Anne Larsdatter Thorsgaard. Civil War: Post war: He died 17 Sep 1884 and is buried in Coon Prairie Lutheran Cemetery. Sources: (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-2970)

PAULSEN, Anders

From Eidanger, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Iola, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p320)

PAULSEN, Casper Andrew

TX 31st Cav Co B. CSA. Residence: Norse, Texas. Born “Kasper Andreas Poulsen Vik” on 20 Mar 1841 at Stange, Hedemarken, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for the war on 2 Apr 1862 from Bosque County. Private. He was absent on special duty with the brigade commissary from 1 May 1863 until Aug 1863. Absent with leave from Dec 1864 until early in 1865. Post war: Died 15 Sep 1930 in Bosque County. Sources: ("Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces" by C.A.Clausen & Derwood Johnson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, volume 25, Northfield, Minnesota. p115) (Ulvestad p320) (www.borgerkrigen.info) “Poulson, George” “Poulson, Casper”

PAULSEN, Erik

WI 12th Inf Co C. Residence: Wyoming, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, fair hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enrolled for three years on 29 Aug 1861 at Dodgeville, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 3 Jan 1864 at Natchez, Mississippi. Wounded through his thigh and taken prisoner on 15 Jun 1864. No discharge furnished at muster out of company. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-5; red book vol 17, p48) “Paulson, Erick”

PAULSEN, Erik

From Hallingdal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Post war: Lived in West Lake, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p320)

PAULSEN, Gabriel

See FALLA, Gabriel Paulsen

PAULSEN, George H.

TX 15th Inf Co K. CSA. Born “Halvor George Paulsen Vik” on 31 Mar 1843 at Stange, Hedemarken, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for duration of the war on 29 Mar 1862 at Bosqueville, McLennan County, Texas. Private. From May to Jun 1863, he was absent sick at Marksville, Louisiana. He was taken prisoner near Yellow Bayou, Louisiana, 18 May 1864; held at New Orleans, Louisiana. Sick with intermittent fever at St. Louis General Hospital, New Orleans, 20 – 29 Jun 1864. Exchanged at Red River Landing, Louisiana, 22 Jul 1864. Post war: Lived in Hagerman County, New Mexico. He died 3 Jan 1912 in Bosque County, Texas. Sources: ("Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces" by C.A.Clausen & Derwood Johnson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, volume 25, Northfield, Minnesota p115) (www.borgerkrigen.info) (Ulvestad p320) “Poulson, George”

PAULSEN, Gilbert

From Karlsrud, Jevnakers Prestegjeld, Hadeland, Norway. Civil War: Private. Was a prisoner of war in Andersonville Prison. Post war: Lived in Avoca, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p321)

PAULSEN, Gunder

Indian War: Private. Post war: Lived in Nicollet County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p321)

PAULSEN, Gunder

From Sandokedal prestegjeld, Kragero, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Hollandale, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p321)

PAULSEN, Jacob

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Perry, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Christiansand, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4½”, medium build. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Perry. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Died of dysentery at regimental hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas, 18 Oct 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,19; 130-10, 131-4; red book vol 32) (Love p1104) “Paulson, Jacob”

PAULSEN, Jacob

WI 50th Inf Co H. Residence: Prairie du Chien, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Farmer. Age 37. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 11 Mar 1865 at Dodgeville, Wisconsin. Mustered 24 Mar 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-9)

PAULSEN, Jacob

From Sandokedal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Was in Benton Barracks, Missouri, on the day President Lincoln was shot. Sent up the Missouri River to Fort Rice in the Dakota Territory to fight the Sioux. Post war: Lived in Hollandale, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p321) “Hegland, Jacob”

PAULSEN, John

MN 1st Regiment, Mounted Rangers. Indian War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p321)

PAULSEN, Kittel

From Rissedal, Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded in the Battle of Pittsburg, Virginia. Post war: Died in Fertile, Iowa, in 1896. Sources: (Ulvestad p321)

PAULSEN, Ole

WI 44th Inf Co C. Residence: Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Nekimi, Winnebago County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’. Enlisted for one year on 29 Oct 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 7 Nov 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 20 Nov 1864. Sick in Paducah, Kentucky, since 26 Jul 1865 and sent to a hospital in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Discharged from there on 16 Aug 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-4; red book vol 49; blue book)

PAULSEN, Ole

MN 9th Inf. From Grue, Solor, Norway. Brother to Major John Paulsen. Civil War: Lieutenant. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Became Captain in Indian war. Post war: He became clergyman in Blanchardville, Wisconsin; later at Fargo, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p258)

PAULSEN, Ole

Residence: Richland County, Wisconsin. From Lands Prestegjeld, Norway. Civil War: Private. Fought in many battles and was killed. Sources: (Ulvestad p321)

PAULSEN, Ole

From Nordre Land, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Spring Grove, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p321)

PAULSEN, Ole

From Sondeled, Norway. Civil War: Corporal. Post war: Died in Iola, Wisconsin (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p265)

PAULSEN, Paul

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Tacoma, Washington. Sources: (Ulvestad p321)

PAULSEN, Paul

WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Vermont, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Sondre Aurdal, Valders, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”, stout build. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Vermont. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Appointed Corporal on 11 Feb 1864. Detached 28 May 1864 to guard a boat at Fort Smith, Arkansas; rejoined company in June. Mustered out 29 Aug 1865. Post war: Lived at Black Earth, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10, 130-10; red book vol 32).

PAULSEN, Paul

MN 1st Inf. Civil War: Corporal. Sources: (Ulvestad p265)

PAULSEN, Samuel

From Sondeled, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Iola, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p321)

PAULSEN, Thor

MN 9th Inf Co D. Residence: St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minnesota. Nativity not shown. Civil War: Age 29. Enrolled 19 Aug 1862. Mustered 23 Sep 1862. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 24 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p427) (MCIW p445) (Ulvestad p321)

PAULSEN, Truls

WI 2nd Cav Co ?. Born 28 Jul 1840 in Sigdal, Norway. Came to America in 1859. Civil War: Enlisted in 1861. Private. Post war: Became a farmer in Houston County, Minnesota. Elected to State Legislature in 1883. In 1887, became a merchant. Appointed postmaster in Spring Grove, Minnesota, in 1890. Sources: (Ulvestad p321)

PAULSGAARD, Anders

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Franklin, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p320)

PAULSON, Andrew

WI 47th Inf Co D. Residence: Helvetia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Harmony, Rock County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 38. Farmer. Married. Brown eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 23 Jan 1865 at Scandinavia, Wisconsin, and mustered on 10 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-5; red book vol 52) “Polsen, Andrew”

PAULSON, Charles

Born son of Paul Charlson. Married Eli Johnsdatter Langeteig. Civil War: Was a recruiter. Sources: (Naeseth ’46-278)

PAULSON, Erik

WI 12th Inf Co C. Residence: Wyoming, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted at Dodgeville, Wisconsin. Mustered 18 Oct 1861. Private. Post war: In January 1881, he was granted a pension of $6 a month because of wound to his right thigh and to a disability of his eyes. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-15) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.)

PAULSON, George

WI 22nd Inf. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 27. Blue eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Drafted from Moscow, Vernon County, Wisconsin, and enrolled for one year on 28 Sep 1864. Private. This unit in North Carolina was ordered on 30 Apr 1865 to move to Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin, to become the camp’s permanent guard. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 254-1,2)

PAULSON, George

Civil War: Post war: Buried at Perry, Daleyville, Wisconsin; stone reads “6 Feb 1835 – 18 Aug 1911”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

PAULSON, Gilbert

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Blue eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Oct 1861 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 12 Dec 1861. Designated Corporal 1 Jan 1862. Wounded at Stone’s River. Taken prisoner in the Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, 20 Sep 1863. Died of Chronic Diarrhea in Prison No. 3 in Danville, Virginia, on 1 Apr 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p84) (Buslett p516) (Ulvestad p265) (Ager p308) (Meeker)

PAULSON, Henry

MN 8th Inf Co C. Residence: Washington County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Enrolled 16 Aug 1862. Mustered 12 Oct 1862. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 11 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p378) (MCIW p405)

PAULSON, Jacob

Civil War: Post war: Buried at Long Valley, Hollandale, Wisconsin; stone reads “1827 – 1917”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

PAULSON, Jens

IA 38th Inf Co D. Residence: Ossian, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted 22 Aug 1862. Mustered 27 Sep 1862. Private. Died of disease 14 Aug 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi. Sources: (ISW-V p907)

PAULSON, Jens

WI 50th Inf Co I. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Barlund in Gausdal, Oppland, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 29. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 1 Mar 1865 at Iola, Wisconsin. Mustered 16 Mar 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Post war: Lived at Iola, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-10) (Ulvestad p321) “Paulsen, Jens”

PAULSON, John

WI 46th Inf Co D. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Springvale, Columbia County. Born 8 Sep 1845 in Numedal, Norway. Came to America at age three with parents to Rock County, Wisconsin. Moved to Primrose. Civil War: Age 19. Blacksmith. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 14 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 20 Feb 1865. Private. Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: He moved to Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Married in 1870 to Johnette Brown. Five children. In 1875, he moved to Jackson, Jackson County, where he became a county official. Elected to the Minnesota legislature in 1892. Sources: (WHS red book vol 51; red book vol 51) (Ulvestad p321) ("History of the Scandinavians in the United States" by O. N. Nelson, Publ. in Minneapolis, 1893. p540) “Paulsen, John”

PAULSON, John

MN 9th Inf Co H. Residence: Carver, Carver County, Minnesota. Born in Grue, Solor, Norway. Civil War: Age not shown. Enrolled 20 Aug 1862. Mustered 27 Oct 1862. Private. Became a Corporal. Discharged from the Regiment to accept a commission in the US Colored Infantry. Was in the battle at Guntown, Mississippi. Promoted to Captain, later to Major. Post war: Lived in California. Sources: (MINN p442) (MCIW p451) (Ulvestad p253)

PAULSON, John

MN "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". Born 15 Jul 1840 in Grue, Hamar Parish, Norway. His father was Norwegian; his mother Swedish. Came to America in 1850, eventually settling near Decorah, Winneshiek County Iowa. John went alone to St. Paul at age 13 to seek employment. Civil War: Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. In the Indian war he served as a Private in The Frontier Avengers, which was organized at St. Peter, Minnesota, on 23 Aug 1862. That unit marched to the relief of New Ulm, arriving 24 Aug 1862. In the Civil war, he was appointed Major in charge of a couple of companies of Negro soldiers, a position he held three years. Post war: Came to Minneapolis in 1867. Married in 1868. In 1869, he opened a merchandise store in Willmar, Minnesota. Sources: (MCIW p779) (Ulvestad p321) ("History of the Scandinavians in the United States" by O. N. Nelson, Publ. in Minneapolis, 1893. p540)

PAULSON, John

WI 47th Inf Co D. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born “John Paulsen Roqvam” on 1 Sep 1819 at Østre Gausdal, Oppland, Norway. Norway farm name was Loshaugen. He was a son of Paul Mortensen Holm and Ingeborg Jonsdatter. Married on 29 Dec 1846 to Anna Torgersdatter. They came to America with an infant son Peter on “Flora”, which sailed from Christiania on 15 Jun 1849 and arrived at New York on 23 Aug 1849. They came to the Rock River settlement, Rock County, Wisconsin. Moved to Scandinavia, Waupaca County, in 1857. Civil War: Carpenter. Age 45. Married. Brown eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 23 Jan 1865 at Scandinavia. Mustered 10 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Died in Scandinavia on 4 Oct 1865. A “John Paulson 1819-1865” stone is in Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery Sect. I Row 46, Scandinavia. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-5) (KJR) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Ulvestad p321) (Notes given to Vesterheim by a museum visitor) (USGenWeb Archives by Geraldine Trinrud gertrin@gglbbs.com) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-2987) “Poulsen, John” “Paulsen, John”

PAULSON, John C.

IL 74th Inf Co G. Residence: Laona, Winnebago County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’2”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Aug 1862 at Durand, Illinois. Mustered 4 Sep 1862 at Rockford, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 20 Mar 1863. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p60)

PAULSON, Kittel

WI 37th Inf Co C. Residence: Moscow Township, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born “Kittel Paulsen Tvedten” on 14 Oct 1831 in Nissedal, Telemark, Norway, son of Paul Kittilsen Århus and Hæge Gundersdatter. Came to the US in 1853. On 25 Mar 1856, he married Gro Olsdatter Breiehagen, widow of Ole Sandersen Øyo. Civil War: Farmer. Age 32. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years on 19 Mar 1864 at Moscow. Mustered 13 Apr 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded 17 Jun 1864 at explosion of the mine at Petersburg, Virginia, and never fully recovered. Company roster of 31 Dec 1864 shows he had been discharged for disability on 5 Dec 1864. Post war: He came to Moscow Township, Worth County, Iowa, in 1875. In 1852 he moved to Fertile, Worth County. Went to Norway on 2 May 1895 hoping a change of climate would benefit. After a few months, he came back. Never married. Died 29 Jul 1896. Buried at Brush Point Cemetery near H, Worth County, Iowa. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 167-5,20; red book vol 42) (Walk) (Naeseth ’47-1000)

PAULSON, Michael A.

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Wiota, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Brown eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Apr 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service 15 Jan 1863 by order of General Schenck. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p202)

PAULSON, Michael A.

WI 3rd Inf Co H. Residence: Darlington, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Jan 1864 at Darlington. Mustered 11 Feb 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal 1 Apr 1865. Mustered out 18 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p162)

PAULSON, Niel

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Ringerike, Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 22. Unmarried. Dark eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Jul 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Appointed musician. Mustered out on 9 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p73)

PAULSON, Ole

WI 44th Inf Co C. Residence: Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Nekimi, Winnebago County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’. Enlisted for one year on 29 Oct 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 7 Nov 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Promoted to Corporal 20 Nov 1864. Sick in Paducah, Kentucky, after 26 Jul 1865 and sent to a hospital in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Discharged from there on 16 Aug 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-4; blue book)

PAULSON, Ole

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co B. Residence: Spring Grove, Houston County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 40. Enrolled 20 Sep 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 17 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p577)

PAULSON, Ole

WI 25th Inf Co B. Residence: Richwood, Richland County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Married. Age 34. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Orion, Wisconsin. Mustered 13 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Was with the company in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Kentucky and Mississippi. Was sent to Vicksburg, Mississippi, to a hospital on 28 Jul 1863. He died there on 8 Aug 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30) (Love p1100)

PAULSON, Ole

WI 22nd Inf. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Blue eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5’6¼”. Drafted from Moscow, Wisconsin, and enrolled for one year on 28 Sep 1864. Private. This unit in North Carolina was ordered on 30 Apr 1865 to move to Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin, to become the camp’s permanent guard. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 254-1,2)

PAULSON, Ole C.

WI 17th Inf Co B and 15th Inf. Residence: Vermont, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born “Ole Christenson Vestrom”. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled for one year on 10 Oct 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. “Improperly assigned, never reported to Co. B”. Was a prisoner of war. Sources: (WHS red book vol 22, p38) (Letter to Minneapolis Norwegian Language Newspaper, 1892, signed A.K.Brenden, Bend OR)

PAULSON, Ole.

MN 9th Inf Co H. Residence: Blanchardville, Wisconsin. Born in Solör, Norway, 26 Apr 1832. Came to America in 1850. Married in 1857. Entered theological seminary in 1861, but left to join the army. Civil War: Served two years, holding rank of Second Lieutenant. Post war: After the war, he returned to the seminary. In 1868, he became the first Scandinavian pastor in Minneapolis. He led efforts to establish Augsburg Seminary in Minneapolis. Sources: (History of Scandinavians in the United States, by O.N.Nelson, publ 1900, p268)

PAULSON, Paul

See MOE, Paul O.

PAULSON, Paul

MN 1st Battalion Inf Co C. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 28 Feb 1865. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service per order of 9 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p546) (MCIW p71)

PAULSON, Paul

MN 6th Inf Co E. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled 10 Jun 1862. Mustered 5 Oct 1862. Private. Transferred to the Invalid Corps, 1 Oct 1863. Sources: (MINN p296) (MCIW p337)

PAULSON, Paul A.

WI 27th Inf Co G. Residence: Argyle, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born “Paul Andersen Raastad” on 13 Jul 1843 at Lunder, Hadeland, Norway. Parents were Anders Paulsen Raastad (Andrew Paulson) and Karin Henriksdatter Lunder. He came to America with his parents and a brother in 1849. They settled in Koshkonong, Dane County, Wisconsin, but soon moved to Argyle Township, Lafayette County. Civil War: Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 19 Aug 1862 at Highland, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private until 13 Jul 1864, then Corporal until 1 Jan 1865, then Private again. $75 bounty money still due at muster out of company on 29 Aug 1865. Post war: Married Anna Maria Bratholt on 25 Dec 1867. Came to Deer Creek Township, Worth County, Iowa, in 1871. Moved into town of Northwood in 1901. Died 29 Apr 1913 at Northwood. Buried at Sunset Rest Cemetery in Northwood. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 131-13; red book vol 32) (Walk) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-3235)

PAULSON, Paul A.

From Blessten, Lynner Prestegjeld, Hadeland, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived at Northwood, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p321)

PAULSON, Paul M.

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Worth County, Iowa. Born “Peter Michelsen Paulsen Slatten” about 1842 in Hol, Hallingdal, Norway. He was a grandson of Dannebrogsman Paul Mickelsen Slaaten. Came to America in 1853. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Blue eyes, red hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Farmer. Enlisted for three years on 10 Dec 1861 in Worth County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Was on Military Police duty in October 1862. Taken prisoner at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863, and died of disease in Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia, sometime in March 1864. He is entered on the Roll of Honor for the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p148) (Buslett p638) (Ulvestad p321) (Gibson, Regina, Saskatchewan) (Ager p284, photo; p319) (Gjertveit). “Paulson, Paul Mikkelson”

PAULSON, Samuel

WI 44th Inf Co C. Residence: Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Hartford, Washington County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 31. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 20 Oct 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 28 Oct 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sick in Paducah, Kentucky, 29 Jul 1865 and sent to a hospital in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Discharged from there 16 Aug 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-4,15; red book vol 49; blue book)

PAULSON, Torger

WI 6th Inf Co B. Residence: Portland, Monroe County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 33. Gray eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’10”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 10 Nov 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Joined Company B on 17 Dec 1864. Took part in the battles of Hatcher’s Run, Virginia, 6-7 Feb 1865; Gravelly Run, Virginia, 31 Mar 1865; and Five Forks, Virginia, 1-2 Apr 1865. He was at the surrender of General Lee’s army 9 Apr 1865. Detailed as Division Commissary Guard 28 May 1865. Returned to the company on 8 Jun 1865. Discharged from the service 14 Jul 1865 at Jeffersonville, Indiana. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 27-14. red book vol 11 p46)