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WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Christiania, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Married. Farmer. Age 26. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Aug 1862 at Viroqua, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. “For good conduct was promoted to Corporal.” Was with the regiment until August 1863. Then sent to a hospital in Memphis. Rejoined again in December at Helena. Again taken sick and sent to a hospital in Helena where he has been kept since. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30)


IA 32nd Inf Co B. Residence: Worth County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted for three years on 22 Aug 1862 at Northwood, Iowa. Mustered at Dubuque, Iowa. Private. Sick in regimental hospital with fever and ague. Took part in several battles. Discharged from the service 24 Aug 1865. Post war: Came to Nunda Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Joined the Albert Lea GAR post. Wife: Mary Olson. 12 children. James was a brother of Soren Sorenson. Sources: (ISW-V p112) (FCHS) “Lahd, Jens Sorenson” “Lah, James” “Sorenson, James”