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RON, Harve G.

WI 13th Inf Co G. Residence: Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Hazel eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’10¾”. Volunteer recruit. Enlisted for one year on 11 Feb 1865 at Janesville. Bounty $100. Mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 24 Nov 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 64-13; red book vol 18, p144) “Roen, Harve”

RON, Ole



Residence: Elk Point, South Dakota. Indian War: Private. Killed in a Battle. Sources: (Ulvestad p326)

RONNE, Ole Pedersen

MN 2nd Inf Co E. Residence: St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minnesota. Born in Faaberg, Sondre Gudbrandsdalen, Norway, in 1841. Civil War: Age 70 (sic). Enrolled 5 Jul 1861. Mustered the same day. Private. Wounded in the Battle at Mills Springs, Kentucky, 19 Jan 1862. Re-enlisted 26 Dec 1863. Wounded at Missionary Ridge. Promoted to Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 11 Jul 1865. Post war: Lived in Polk County, Minnesota. Died in Rindal, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p82) (MCIW) (Ulvestad p261,326) (Gjertveit)


See RUNNING, Edwin


WI 5th Inf Co G. Residence: Upper Coon Valley, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Vestre Gausdal, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for one year at La Crosse, Wisconsin, on 10 Sep 1864; bounty $100. Enlistment credited to Jackson, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Wounded. Mustered out 19 Jun 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Post war: He lived in Milan, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 19; red book vol 10b p280) (“Coon Valley”, publ 1928 by Upper Coon Valley Norwegian Lutheran Church, Coon Valley, WI) (Ulvestad p326) “Rønning, Elias” “Running, Elias”

RONNINGEN, Christian

WI. Residence: Gjerpen, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Valders, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died of Disease in Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (Ulvestad p326) “Ronningen, Christian Tostensen”


WI 15th Inf Co C. Born “Hans Andressen Rønningen” on 1 Jul 1835 in Bø?, Norway, son of Andres Jacobsen Rønningen and Kirsti Henrichsdatter. He came to America with his parents and two younger brothers on “Argo”, which sailed from Havre, France, and arrived in New York on 26 Jul 1843. They came to Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Post war: He was married on 9 May 1865 to Anna Jensdatter Hunnekilen (1839-1906). Six children. He died 18 Jun 1903? Sources: (Naeseth ’43-1063)