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SCOTT, Andrew

MN 10th Inf Co D. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. “Andreas Schodt Groven” was born on the Groven farm in Brunkeberg, Valders, Norway, son of Saave Aaker Groven and Anne Christine Schodt. He came to America with his parents in 1852. Lived at Wanamingo Township, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 16. “Andreas Aaker Groven” interrupted his studies at Luther College in Decorah to enlist in September 1864. Mustered at Fort Snelling. Private. Sent to Memphis, Tennessee, where he became ill and died 1 Apr 1865. He is buried in grave 3855 in the National Cemetery at Memphis. Sources: (Ulvestad p284) ("The Aaker Saga", Publ. Mohn Printing Co., Northfield, Minnesota p20, 33) (“America-America Letters”, Norwegian American Historical Association, publ 2001, p xvii, pp 9-97, photo p 81)

SCOTT, Peter A.

WI 5th Inf Co G. Residence: Cottage Grove, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 42. Blue eyes, light hair, florid complexion, 5’9½”. Enrolled for one year on 18 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 23 Sep 1864. Bounty $100. Recruit. Private. Deserted, date not known. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 19; red book vol 10b p280)

SCOTT, Torres T.

IA 10th Inf Co K. Residence: Palestine, Story County, Iowa. Born 15 Oct 1824 at Skarveland, Norway. Married in June 1846 at Skanevik, Hordeland, to Siri Torresen Storhaug. Civil War: Age 37. Enlisted 1 Oct 1861 at Huxley, Iowa. Mustered 11 Oct 1861. Private. Promoted Corporal. Discharged from the service 4 Mar 1863, Memphis, Tennessee, for disability. Post war: Farmer. Lived in Newark, Kendall County, Illinois. Killed 10 Oct 1899 in an accident involving a runaway team of horses. Buried 23 Oct 1899 at West Lisbon Lutheran Churchyard, Kendall County, stone reads “d. 10 Oct 1889, age 65”. Sources: (ISW-II p256) (Ulvestad p327) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Rootsweb “Veterans of the Civil War Burials in Kendall County”) (Robert L. Hall, Fayetteville, New York) “Scott, Terris”

SCOW, N. P.

WI 46th Inf Co F. Residence: Winnetka, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Oshkosh, Winnebago County. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 43. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, dark hair, sandy complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 14 Feb 1865 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and mustered on 24 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS red book vol 51)