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From Tolgen, Norway. Indian War: Private. Post war: Died at Jackson, Minnesota (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p329)


From Tolgen, Norway. Indian War: Private. Post war: Lived in Jackson, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p329)


See SLOAN, Thor


WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: St. Ansgar, Mitchell County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 37. Married. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Sick in hospital at Nashville, Tennessee, 26 Dec 1862. Died there of disease 14 Feb 1863. Buried in the Nashville National Cemetery; section E, grave 646. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-10, 77-1,8; red book vol 20 p120) (Buslett p574) (Ulvestad p329) (Ager p150, 311)


MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Scandinavian Guards, organized in Nicollet County, 27 Aug 1862, and who served 21 days. Private. Sources: (MCIW p807).


IA 1st Cav Co G. Residence: Lexington, Illinois. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 10 Aug 1861. Mustered 15 Aug 1861. Private. Mustered out on 9 Sep 1864 at Davenport, Iowa, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ISW-IV cd p171)

SLARE, Mikkel

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p329)


WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in 1843 in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 25 Jan 1862 at Decorah and mustered in Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Left behind sick in Iuka, Mississippi, 20 Aug 1862. Became unfit for service and was discharged for disability at Jackson, Tennessee, 9 Oct 1862. Apparently enlisted again on 30 Mar 1864 in IA 12th Inf Co G. using the name “Lars L Stalim”. Mustered 28 Apr 1864. Private. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866 at Memphis, Tennessee. Post war: Was granted a pension of $24.99 per month. Died at age 75 on 12 Nov 1918 and was buried at the State Home Cemetery in Hot Springs, South Dakota, lot 18, grave 57. Grave marker shows his unit as IA 12th Inf Co G. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p148) (ISW-II p531) (Buslett p643) (DGA) (Ager p319) (Ulvestad p329) (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Fall River County) “Slatum, Lars” “Slettum, Lars” “Slateem, Lars” “Stalien, Lars L” “Stalim, Lars L.”

SLATTEN, Matthias

WI 38th Inf Co I. Residence: Oak Grove, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 40. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 6’1”. Enlisted for one year on 25 Aug 1864 at Oak Grove. Mustered 13 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered 2 Jun 1865 at Tennallytown, DC. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 170-11,13; red book vol 43)