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SOMA, Andrew

US Provisional Guard Company. Born 1896 in Stavanger, Norway. First World War: Age 22. Entered service on 23 Jul 1918. Private. Discharged 14 Jan 1919. Post war: Awarded pension of $40 per month on claim number 1,356,801. Died at age 35 on 5 Feb 1931 in Battle Mountain Sanitariium, Hot Springs, South Dakota. Buried there, lot 9, block 1, grave 3. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Fall River County)

SOMBREN, Tollef

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

SOMBREN, Torkel

From Hallingdal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Post war: Lived in Goodhue County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p329)

SOMERS (?), Alexander

IL 42nd Inf Co K. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Hazel eyes, blond hair, light complexion, 6’½”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Aug 1861 at Chicago. Mustered there on 30 Aug 1861. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran on 1 Jan 1864 at Stone’s Mills, Tennessee. Mustered on 16 Feb 1864 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Mustered out on 16 Dec 1865 at Pt. (unreadable), Texas. Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p101)

SOMME, Gabriel E.

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 22. Married. Enlisted for three years on 24 Dec 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 1 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Seriously wounded at Stone's River, 31 Dec 1862, and sent to Nashville, Tennessee. In Convalescent Hospital in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 17 May 1863. Sick in Knoxville, Tennessee, 14 Jan 1864. Sick in Chattanooga 2 May 1864. Sick in hospital at Jefferson, Indiana. Wounded in the Battle of New Hope Church and taken prisoner, 27 May 1864. Mustered out 20 Dec 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p20) (Buslett p366) (Ulvestad p329) (Ager p293) ancestry.com)

SOMME, Gabriel J.

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 43. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 25 Oct 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Missing in Battle of Stone's River, Tennessee 31 Dec 1862. Came back to the Regiment. Promoted to Corporal. Sick at Knoxville, Tennessee, 28 Nov 1863. Sick at Knoxville 24 Feb 1864. Taken prisoner in the Battle of New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Mustered out at Madison, Wisconsin, 6 Dec 1864, expiration of term of service. Sources: (WHS red book vol 20 p20) (Buslett p266) (Ulvestad p329) (Ager p293) (Meeker)

SOMMER, Carl

MN Indian War: "Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862". Irregular State Militia, organized at New Ulm, Minnesota, 15 Sep 1862 and served until 10 Oct 1862, in New Ulm. Private. Sources: (MCIW p788) (Ulvestad p329)

SOMONSON, Simon

IA 9th Cav Co E. Residence: Waukon, Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Private. Enlisted 15 Oct 1863. Mustered 15 Oct 1863. Private. Died of disease on 4 Oct 1864 at Austin, Arkansas. Sources: (ISW-IV p1746)