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SOLAND, Ole E.

MN 2nd Cav Co G. Residence: Wheeling, Minnesota. Born in Eggedal, Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 7 Dec 1863. Mustered 4 Jan 1864. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 29 Dec 1865. Post war: Lived at Kerkhoven, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p736) (Ulvestad p329)

SOLBERG, Anders

Residence: Houston County, Minnesota. From Ringerike, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died in the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p329)

SOLBERG, Halvor K.

MN 5th Inf Co K. From Trontvedt, Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Beloit, Wisconsin, in 1906. Buried at Jefferson Prairie, Clinton, Wisconsin; stone reads “6 Oct 1842 – 21 May 1906”. Sources: (Ulvestad p329) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) “Solberg, Halvor Knudsen”

SOLBERG, Hans

Born 1833 in Lillehammer. Came to America in 1858. Civil War: Lieutenant. Sources: (Fåberg of Lillehammer Utvandringe, Fåberg Historielag 1986. Copy at NAHA)

SOLBERG, Lewis

WI 15th Inf Co D. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 35. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 30 Sep 1861 at Chicago, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 15 Nov 1861. Private. Detached to Company A at Mississippi River Island No. 10 from 1 Apr to 1 May 1862. Stayed behind with the baggage train in Nashville, Tennessee, on 6 Dec 1862. Assigned as clerk in the Brigade commissary on 9 May 1863. Sick in Stevenson, Alabama, 28 Aug 1863. Transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 1 Sep 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-6, 78-3; red book vol 20 p64) (Buslett p457) (Ulvestad p329) (Ager p302)

SOLBERG, Olaus

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Bath Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 49. Married. Wife: Caroline. Enlisted for three years on 25 Nov 1861 in Freeborn County. Commissioned Second Lieutenant 30 Jan 1862. Mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Resigned 7 May 1862 at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on special order No. 154 from General Halleck. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p140) (Buslett p618) (Ulvestad p258) (Ager p316) (FCHS) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) “Solberg, Olavus”

SOLEBAKKE, Herbrand

WI 22nd Inf Co B. Civil War: Enlisted 13 Aug 1862 at Beloit, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Became ill at Danville, was discharged from the service. Sources: (Letter from soldier Thomas Simonson, translated by Dorothy Simonson Sanders, publ. 1986 in “Numedalslaget Aarbog” p56)

SOLEM, Ellef H.

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Bratsberg, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p329)

SOLEM, Henrick O.

MN 11th Inf Co A. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Enrolled 20 Aug 1864. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service for disability, 22 Mar 1865. Sources: (MINN p502) (MCIW p494)

SOLFERSON, Ever

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". Lake Prairie Rangers of the First Sub-district, 1st Battalion Special Volunteers, State Militia; organized in Nicollet County, Minnesota, during the Indian War of 1862. Service dates unknown. Private. Sources: (MCIW p799) (Ulvestad p329)

SOLHEIM, ?

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived in Muskegon, Michigan. Sources: (Ulvestad p329)

SOLIE, Erik

From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Cyrus, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p329)

SOLIE, Iver

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived at Hartland, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p329)

SOLIEN, Hans Olsen

From Gausdal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived a long time in Coon Valley, Wisconsin; then went to South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p329)

SOLNER, Emil

MN Lt Arty 2nd Battery. Residence: Winona County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enrolled 21 Feb 1862. Private. Re-enlisted 22 Mar 1864. Deserted 20 Apr 1864. Sources: (MINN p795) (MCIW p668)

SOLOMONSON, Lars

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". The Scandinavian Guards, organized in Nicollet County, Minnesota, 27 Aug 1862, and served in that county 21 days. Private. Sources: (MCIW p808)

SOLUM, Ole

From Gjerpen, Norway. Civil War: Corporal. Wounded. Post war: In 1907, was living in Iola, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p265)

SOLVEN, Aven

IL 53rd Inf Co G. Residence: Mission, La Salle County, Illinois. Born “Eivind Salvesen Helle” on 7 Apr 1843 at Kristiansand, Vest Agder, Norway, son of Salve Tellefsen Helle and Inger Eivindsdatter Ryssestad. He, his parents and two siblings came to America on the “Magnolia”, which sailed from Havre, France, and arrived in New Orleans, Louisiana, on 17 Nov 1845. His parents both died by 1850 and the children were taken in by Sam and Anna Pearson. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Black eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Feb 1862 at Mission. Mustered 15 Mar 1862 at Chicago, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 24 Oct 1862 at Keokuk, Iowa. Enlisted again on 24 Dec 1863 at Ottawa, Illinois, giving Ottawa as his residence. Mustered on 3 Jan 1864 at Springfield, Illinois. Private. Assigned to Company I of the Illinois 53rd. He was mustered out on 22 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: Married on 18 Apr 1871 to Adeline Amelia Nilsdatter Hersdal. He died 17 May 1915. Buried at Norway, Illinois; stone reads “1843 – 1915”. Sources: (ILSA reel 5 p36,46; reel 47-9 p36,46) (Ulvestad p329) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) (Naeseth ’45-1393) “Solven, Eivind” “Solvin, Avin” “Helle, Eivind Salvesen”

SOLVEROD, Nils

Residence: Amherst, Wisconsin. From Slemdal, Skien, Norway. Civil War: Sergeant. Sources: (Ulvestad p261)

SOLVIK, Casper

From Asker Prestegjeld, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Dunn County, Wisconsin, in 1868. Sources: (Ulvestad p329)

SOLVISON, Ole R.

WI 12th Inf Co H. Residence: Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Laborer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’4½”. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Natchez, Mississippi. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-14; red book vol 17, p144)

SOLVY, Erick Erickson

WI 16th Inf Co G. Residence: Vermont Township, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 42. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’5¼”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 19 Sep 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Joined this company on 8 Nov 1864. Was on the march through Georgia, the Carolinas, Virginia and into Washington DC. Discharged from the service 5 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 80-18; red book vol 21 p160) (Ulvestad p329) “Solvie, Erick” “Soloy, Erick”

SOLWAY, John

WI 12th Inf Co H. Residence: Sevastapol, Door County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 13 Apr 1864 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Mustered the same day. Volunteer Recruit. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-13) “Salway, John”

SOLWAY, Oli

WI 17th Inf. Born in Norway. Civil War: Lumberman. Age 36. Brown eyes, sandy hair, sandy complexion, 5’8”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 4 Oct 1864 at Gardner, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-13)