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SCHEIE, Anton

Born about 1846 in Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Corporal. Post war: In 1907, was living in Halstad, Minnesota. Died 1918. Sources: (Ulvestad p265) (Glenn Strom, Bismarck ND)

SCHESVOLD, Thor Pedersen

Residence: Rice Lake, Wisconsin. Born 11 Jul 1836 in Vaage parish in northern Gudbrandsdalen, Norway, to Peder Pedersen and Anne Thoresdatter Moen. Graduated from Tromso Seminary in 1859. Came to America in 1864. Civil War: Private. Wounded and retained a limp from a battle injury. Post war: In 1873, he entered Luther College, Decorah, Winneshiek County Iowa; transferred to theological seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. Called to Tanum parish in Claybanks, Wisconsin. Married Julia Gigstad (1852-1907). Nine children. Died 1913 at Rice Lake, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p327) (Evangelisk Luthersk Kirketidende, vol 3 no. 43, 27 Oct 1876, p680) (Great grand nephew Joel Botten, Jr, 410 W 9th St, Mankato, Minnesota) “Schesvold, Thomas Pedersen.”

SCHIOLL, Mathias

WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Coon Prairie, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born “Mathias Schjøll” in Toten, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 40. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Apr 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service 15 Apr 1863 by order of General Slocum. Almost a year later, he enlisted again for three years on 4 Apr 1864 at La Crosse as a Veteran recruit. Mustered there the same day. Private. Came to WI 15th Inf Co B at Dallas on 15 May 1864. Transferred to H Company on 1 Dec 1864. Assigned temporarily to the 24th Infantry. Transferred to Company I of the WI 13th Infantry on 10 Jun 1865. Mustered out at San Antonio, Texas, on 24 Nov 1865. Post war: Died at Stoddard, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 9, p204; vol 18, p184; vol 20, p36) (Buslett p397) (RWV p809) (Ulvestad p327) (Hedberg) “Schiol, Mathias” “Sjol, Mathias” “Scholl, Mathias”

SCHLANBUSH, Arnoldus

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Born “Arnoldus von Westen Sylow Koren Schlanbusch” on 11 Mar 1836 at Vossevangen, Norway. He was a descendant of a German who had come to Kongsberg, Norway, in 1685 to administer silver mines. Civil War: Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 26 Oct 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Sergeant. In July 1862 he was one of three sergeants from the 15th recommended to Wisconsin Governor Edward Salomon as worthy of promotion to become an officer in a new regiment. He was taken prisoner at Stone’s River, 31 Dec 1862. Returned to St. Louis on parole. Detached from Company for recruiting duty 21 Nov 1863. Promoted to First Sergeant. Transferred to the Navy on 6 May 1864 near Ringgold, Georgia. He survived the war. He is on the Roll of Honor for the 2nd Brigade, Twentieth Army Corps. Post war: Six children. He was a merchant in Norway, Illinois, until 1881 when he moved to Sheridan, La Salle County, Illinois. He died there in 1906. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p20) (Buslett p366) (Ulvestad p261) (Ager p293) (Meeker) (Hedberg) Rootsweb.com. Viggo M. Fosse) Rootsweb.com. Al Askevold askevold@tri-lakes.net) “Schlambush, Arnoldus” “Schlanbusch, Arnoldus”

SCHLANBUSH, Fredrik

From Vossevangen, Norway. Civil War: Private. He was a Marine soldier. Post war: Lived in Newman Grove, Nebraska. Sources: (Ulvestad p327)

SCHLANBUSH, Theodor

IL 10th Inf Co H. From Vossevangen, Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Sailor. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 13 Oct 1864 at Chicago, Illinois. Mustered there the same day. Enlisted as a substitute for John Armondson. Private. At the time of his company’s mustering out, Schlanbush was absent, sick in a hospital. Post war: Died in La Salle County, Illinois, in 1889. Buried at Norway, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 92) (Ulvestad p327) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) “Schlanbusch, T”

SCHLUFF, Martin

NJ 3rd Reg Co ?. Born in Slesvick, Denmark. Civil War: Age 31. Cabinet Maker. Brown eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three months on 23 Apr 1861 at Trenton, New Jersey. Sources: (New Jersey State Archives “Regimental and Company Books 1861-65”, Series SDEA 4039, book 4)

SCHLUNTZ, Hans

IA 2nd Cav Co E. Residence: Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 28. Enlisted 23 Sep 1862. Mustered the same day. Private. Re-enlisted and re-mustered 28 Mar 1864. Mustered out 19 Sep 1865 at Selma, Alabama. Sources: (ISW-IV cd p166)

SCHLUTER, Charles

IA 2nd Cav Co E. Residence: Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 28. Enlisted 2 Sep 1821. Mustered the same day. Private. Re-enlisted and re-mustered 28 Mar 1864. Mustered out 19 Sep 1865 at Selma, Alabama. Sources: (ISW-IV cd p166)

SCHLUTER, John

MO 12th Inf Co I. Residence: Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 34. Enlisted 17 Sep 1861. Mustered 23 sep 1861. Sources: (ISW-VI cd p16)

SCHMIDT, David

LA 8th Inf Co B. CSA. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Enlisted 17 Mar 1862 at Camp Moore, Louisiana. Private. Became a prisoner of war on 31 May 1862. Took the oath of allegiance to the Union. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)

SCHMITZMEYER, John

WI 22nd Inf Co H. Residence: Raymond, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 20. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’4¾”. Enlisted for three years on 6 Aug 1862 at Raymond. Mustered 1 Sep 1862 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Died 20 Apr 1863 in hospital no. 19 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS red book vol 27)

SCHOIEN, Jens

Civil War: Private. Was sick in Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p327)

SCHONFELT, O. W.

WI 3rd Inf Co F. Born in Sweden, 1844. Civil War: Entered Feb 1864. Private. Discharged 1865. Sources: (South Dakota Historical collections, vol XVI, publ 1932, p265)

SCHOOLRUD, Hans E.

IA 1st Cav Co K. Residence: Clayton County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 34. Enlisted 10 Oct 1864. Mustered 17 Oct 1864. Private. Died of disease, 10 Aug 1865, on board Steamer “D. A. January” at New Orleans, Louisiana. Buried National Cemetery, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Sources: (ISW-IV p178)

SCHOU, Julius

US 22nd Inf Co I. Born in Denmark. Indian War: Corporal. Awarded the Medal of Honor. During the Sioux campaign in 1870, he carried dispatches to Fort Buford. Sources: (“America’s Medal of Honor Recipients”. Publ. 1977, pp 312, 1020)

SCHOUD, Ole O.

WI 51st Inf Co K. Civil War: Enlisted 12 Oct 1864. Private. Discharged 4 May 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Kasson, Dodge County, Minnesota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) [Surname is scribbled and difficult to read.]

SCHOW, Andrew

WI 10th Inf Co K. Residence: Waupun, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7¼”. Enlisted for three years on 7 Sep 1861 at Waupun. Mustered 5 Oct 1861 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Died of wounds on 25 Mar 1863 at Cincinnati, Ohio, of wounds received in the battle of Stone’s River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862. Buried in Waupun. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 48-15) (WLCW p47) (Love p1073) (Hedberg)

SCHOW, Christian

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Waupun, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1862 at Waupun, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Jan 1862. Private. Left behind sick in Iuka 20 Aug 1862. Disappeared from there on 30 Mar 1862. Was listed as a deserter. It was said that he had been discharged from the service, but no official records show that. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3; red book vol 20 p64) (Buslett p456) (Ulvestad p327) (Ager p302) (Meeker) “Skou, Christian”

SCHOW, Edwin C.

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Waupun, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin. Born in Vardal, Norway. Came from Gjøvik to America in 1857. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 8 Nov 1861 at Waupun, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 18 Dec 1861. Appointed Sergeant, 1 Jan 1862. Promoted to First Sergeant on 1 May 1862. Was sick in a hospital in Jacinto, Mississippi, 28 Jul 1862. Discharged from the service because of illness at Cincinnati, Ohio, on 6 Oct 1862. Post war: He became a merchant in Ashby, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3; red book vol 20 p56) (Buslett p456) (Ager p302) (Ulvestad p261) (Oudenstad p523) (Hedberg) “Skou, Edwin” “Shaw, Edwin” “Scow, Edwin”

SCHOW, Gilbert

WI 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Waupun, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Apr 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 29 Jun 1861. Corporal. Mustered out 1 Jul 1864 by reason of term of service. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p72)

SCHREEFLE, Gaspard

LA 8th Inf Co B. CSA. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Enlisted 11 Mar 1862 at Camp Moore, Louisiana. Private. Became a prisoner of war at Bristoe, 1862. Took the oath of allegiance to the Union. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)

SCHUETTER, Christian

IL 14th Inf Co G. Residence: Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 43. Carpenter. Married. Hazel eyes, auburn hair, fair complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 25 May 1861 at Springfield, Illinois, and mustered the same day at Jacksonville, Illinois. Private. Died of disease at Natchez, Mississippi, 8 Sep 1863. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 70)

SCHURGO, George

IL 82nd Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 37. Unmarried. Dark eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’7¾”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Aug 1862 at Chicago and mustered there 26 Sep 1862. Private. Killed 20 Jul 1864 at Peach Tree Creek, Georgia. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p50) [Name very faint.]