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SAMONS, John

US Navy. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Entered the service May 1861. Discharged 1868. Sources: (South Dakota Historical collections, vol XVI, publ 1932, p354)

SAMPSON, Askel S.

IA 21st Inf Co A. Residence: DeWitt, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 10 Jun 1862. Mustered 11 Jun 1862. Private. Mustered out 10 Jun 1865, Shreveport, Louisiana. Sources: (ISW-III p535)

SAMPSON, Axel

From Kvindherred, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Roland, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p36)

SAMPSON, Carl

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co L. Residence: Waseca County, Minnesota. Born in Sandsvær, Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 16 Feb 1865. Mustered 21 Feb 1865. Private. Died 26 Mar 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Christopher Sorensen and Carl Sorenson were brothers and in the army both used the name “Sampson”. Sources: (MINN p618) (MCIW p636) (Ulvestad p333) “Sampson, Charles”

SAMPSON, Christopher

MN 5th Inf Co C. Residence: Waseca County, Minnesota. Born in Sandsvær, Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Enrolled 24 Feb 1862. Mustered 18 Mar 1862. Private. He was a cannoneer. Died of disease in Randolph County, Arkansas, on 26 (or 20) Sep 1864. Christopher Sorensen and Carl Sorenson were brothers and in the army both used the name “Sampson”. Sources: (MINN p242) (MCIW p288) (Ulvestad p333)

SAMPSON, Ever

From Voss, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Minnesota (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p326)

SAMPSON, Ever

From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died at Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p326)

SAMPSON, Ever

Civil War: Post war: Buried at Bonnet Prairie, Rio, Wisconsin; stone reads “1844 – 1887”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

SAMPSON, Jacob

WI 8th Inf Co I. Residence: Ettrick, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin. Born Dec 1833 in Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 27. Blue eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for one year on 27 Aug 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Enrollment credited to Galesville, Wisconsin. Recruit. Private. Wounded in the battle of Nashville, Tennessee, on 16 Dec 1864. Post war: In March 1868 while living in Rockport, Hanson County, Dakota Territory, he was granted a pension of $4 a month because of a wound to his left hip. Died of heart trouble at age 57 on 19 Mar 1890 and is buried in Green Hill Cemetery at Alexandria, South Dakota, lot 19, block 1, grave H. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 39-11; 259-13; red book vol 13 p172) (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Hanson County) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Dakota Territory)”, publ. 1996, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota)

SAMPSON, Peter

IL 17th Cav Co A. Residence: Pontiac, Livingston County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Carpenter. Age 37. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at Pontiac. Mustered 22 Jan 1864 at St. Charles, Illinois. Private. Mustered out 15 Dec 1865 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Sources: (ILSA reel 15 p44)

SAMPSON, Sam

From Kvindherred, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Grand Mound, Iowa. Sources: (Ulvestad p326)

SAMPSON, Samuel

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Boone County, Illinois. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 16 Oct 1861 in Boone County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 15 Nov 1861. Private. Died of Disease at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 30 May 1862, and is buried in the Mississippi River Cemetery near Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p20) (Buslett p263 English) (Ulvestad p326) (Meeker)

SAMPSON, Simon

IL 104th Inf Co G. Residence: Northville, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Unmarried. Gray eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Mission, Illinois. Mustered 27 Aug 1862 at Ottawa, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 6 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (ILSA reel 9 p57)

SAMPSON, Sven

From Aardal, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Cass County, Iowa, in 1901. Sources: (Ulvestad p327)

SAMPSON, Thomas

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Boone County, Illinois. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 16 Oct 1861 in Boone County. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Died of disease at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 23 May 1862. Buried in Mississippi River Cemetery near Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p20) (Buslett p365) (Ulvestad p327) (Ager p293)

SAMPSONSON, Helge

IL 20th Inf Co B. Civil War: Buried in West Lisbon Lutheran Churchyard. Sources: (Rootsweb “Veterans of the Civil War Burials in Kendall County”) “Sampsonson, Henry”

SAMSON, Magne

Residence: Battle Lake, Minnesota. Born 1838 at Saetre, Voss, Norway. Civil War: Sergeant. Post war: Died 1830. Buried in Leaf Mounrain Cemetery, Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p261) (Otter Tail County Historical Society)

SAMSON, Sam

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Leeds, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 2 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 13 Feb 1862. Private. Drummer. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863, and sent to hospital. On 9 Feb 1865, he was sent north to Harvey hospital in Madison. Discharged from the service from there for his wounds on 9 Jan 1865. Post war: Lived at Bue, North Dakota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p118) (Buslett p572) (Ager p310) (Ulvestad p327) (Hedberg) “Samson, Samuel”

SAMSON, Sam

IL 53rd Inf Co H. Residence: Morris, Grundy County, Illinois. Born 14 Jul 1830 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 35. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 30 Mar 1864 at Morris. Mustered 27 Apr 1864 at Ottawa, Illinois. Private. Mustered out 25 Mar 1865, expiration of term of service. Died 19 Feb 1866. Buried West Lisbon Lutheran Churchyard, Kendall County, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 5 p42; reel 47-9 p42) (Rootsweb “Veterans of the Civil War Burials in Kendall County”) “Sampson, Sam”

SAMUELS, Charles F.

IL 19th Inf Co G. Residence: Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 20. Mechanic. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Jun 1861 at Moline and mustered 17 Jun 1861 at Chicago, Illinois. Private. Discharged 18 Jun 1863 due to amputation of his right leg because of wounds received in the Battle of Stone’s River. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 32)

SAMUELSEN, Hans

MN 4th Inf Co H. Residence: Arandahl, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Ronne, Lysters Prestegjeld, Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 15 Aug 1864. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service by order, 12 Jun 1865. Post war: Lived at Cottonwood, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p213) (Ulvestad p327) (History of Fillmore County, vol 1, publ. 1912, p147)

SAMUELSON, Svend

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Eaton, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born on the Mitsum Farm in Krogstad Parish, Norway, on 24 Jan 1825. Came to America in 1854, and farmed in Manitowoc County. Civil War: Age 36. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 21 Oct 1861 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and was mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 14 Jan 1862. Commissioned Second Lieutenant on 14 Jan 1862. Sick at Birds Point, Missouri. Sick in Nashville, Tennessee, since 21 Sep 1862 and left behind there on 26 Nov 1862. Became unfit for service and resigned 15 Nov 1863 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Post war: He went back to farming. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p84) (Buslett p497; p500 photo) (Ulvestad p258) (Ager p239; photo p306) (Gjertveit)