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WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: New Hope, Portage County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Farmer. Married. Enlisted for three years on 30 Oct 1861 at Scandinavia, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 20 Dec 1861. Private. Corporal. Became unfit for service and was discharged for disease at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 26 Aug 1862. Enlisted a second time on 22 Jan 1864 and mustered on 28 Jan 1864 at Madison. Private. He re-joined I Company at Strawberry Plains, Virginia, on 31 Mar 1864. Wounded at New Hope Church on 27 May 1864 and was sent to Nashville, Tennessee. Transferred to the 24th Infantry. Transferred to the 13th Infantry, Company I, on 10 Jun 1865. Discharged from the service 15 Jun 1865 at Keokuk, Iowa. Post war: Died at New Hope, Wisconsin, sometime in the 1880s. [Other records show a John J. Rambeck of this unit with residence in Springfield, Dane County, and dying in Nelsonville, and one listing shows a John Rambeck dying in Andersonville Prison 5 Sep 1864.] Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-11, 76-13; red book vol 18 p 182; vol 20 pp 126, 134) (Buslett p607) (Ulvestad p265) (Ager p316) (Hedberg) “Ranbeck, John”


IL 130th Inf Co B. Residence: Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years on 11 Mar 1864 at Springfield. Mustered 9 May 1864 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Recruit. Private. Transferred to Illinois 77th Infantry, Company D. Sources: (ILSA reel) [Surname unreadable. “Ramester” is a guess, except for first two letters.]


WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Viroqua, Bad Ax County, Wisconsin. Born in Ringebu, Norway. Civil War: Age 39. Married. Farmer. Blue eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Dec 1861 in Bad Ax County. Mustered 6 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick and assigned to the Pioneer Corps 26 Nov 1862. Detached to the Brigade Provost Guard, 19 Jun 1863. Sent to General Field Hospital, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 24 Oct 1863. Still there on 28th of November. Died at a military hospital in Chattanooga of chronic diarrhea, on 1 Dec 1863. Buried in National Cemetery at Chattanooga; section D, grave 149. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-7,77-1; red book vol 20 p78) (TAR) (Buslett p491) (Ager p305) (Ulvestad p324) (Gjertveit) “Romsås, Iver”

RAMSTAD, Gunder E.

Born “Gunder Engebretsen Ramstad” in 1839 in Sigdal, Norway. Came to America in 1852. Civil War: Private. Killed in the war, at Vicksburg. Sources: (Ulvestad p324) (Rokke)