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SYNES, Michael E.

WI 12th Inf Co H. Residence: Wheatland, Kenosha County, Wisconsin. Born in Tønsæt (Tolgen?), Osterdalen, Norway, on 2 Jan 1840. Came to America in 1859. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Blue eyes, auburn hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 19 Jan 1864 at Martell, Wisconsin. Mustered 16 Mar 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Post war: Married in 1869 to Mrs. Maret Moen, a widow. Died 11 Sep 1897 at his home in Martell, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-13) (Ulvestad p332) (Unidentified obituary news clipping supplied by Evangeline Ecklund, Upland, California) “Synes, Mikkel E.” “Syness, Michael”


Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived at Goodhue County, Minnesota. Died on Long Island (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p332)