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SELAND, E. S.

From Lyngdal, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived at Orange, New Jersey. Sources: (Ulvestad p327)

SELAND, Ole

From Voss, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died at Lake County, South Dakota, in 1889. Sources: (Ulvestad p327)

SELFING, L. P.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Waushara County, Wisconsin (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p327)

SELLAND, Nels

Born 1828 in Hardanger, Norway. Came to America in 1857 to Spring Grove, Minnesota. In 1864 he married Guri Rue. Civil War: Enlisted two weeks after his marriage. Private. Served 14 months. Post war: Lived at Spring Grove. Six children. He died at age 84. Buried in Wilmington Cemetery near Spring Grove. Sources: (Ulvestad p327) (“Spring Grove, Minnesota’s First Norwegian Settlement” by Chad Muller, publ by Arcadia Publishing, Chicago IL; p22)

SELSING, Lewis P.

WI 30th Inf Co H. Residence: Mt. Morris, Waushara County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Aug 1862 at Mt. Morris. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 20 Sep 1865. Post war: Buried at Holden, Mt. Morris, Wisconsin; stone reads “25 Jan 1846 – 16 Feb 1930”. Sources: (WHS red book vol 35) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

SELTHER, Lewis P.

Civil War: Buried at Forest Hill, Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

SELTUN, Robert

From Lærdal, Sogn, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Readstown, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p327)

SELVIG, Henrick M.

US Army 164th Dep Brig 32nd Co. Born 17 Aug 1886 in Bergen, Norway. First World War: Age 32. Entered service on 29 Aug 1918 at Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Private. Died of pneumonia on 23 Sep 1918 at Camp Funston, Kansas. Buried in Highland Lutheran Cemetery at Sherman, South Dakota, lot 9, block 2, grave 9. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Minnehaha County)