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TELLEFSON, Lewis

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Christiansan, Norway. Civil War: Clerk. Age 30. Unmarried. Brown eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 7 Aug 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps on 1 Dec 1864. Mustered out on 14 Sep 1865 at (Unreadable, looks like Elmyra), New York. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p74)

TELLEFSON, Ole Christian

TX Hv Arty 1st Reg Co E. CSA. Born “Ole Christian Tellefsen” on 5 Nov 1836 at Kristiansand, Norway. Civil War: Served in Confederate Ordnance department in 1861. Then joined Cook’s Regiment (which became the Texas Heavy Artillery Regiment). Private. Took part in the recapture of Galveston on 1 Jan 1863. In early 1863, he was transferred to the Texas Marine Department, in Galveston, where he worked at refitting and building vessels for Confederate service, among such were the Bayou City, the John Carre, Neptune, Lone Star, Florelda,and Uncle Ben. In the spring of 1865, he was authorized to run the blockade to Cuba, on the steamer Denbigh. From Cuba, he went to Mexico where he stayed until the end of the war. Post war: He is known to have been living in Galveston in 1915. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)

TELLER, Chas. M.

Spanish-American War: Private. He was the Quartermaster on board the ship “Tacoma”. After the war, he became a fire fighter in Port Lavaca, Texas. Sources: (Ulvestad p333)

TELLER, Tusan

WI 44th Inf Co E. Residence: Big Suamico, Brown County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Nassawaukee, Door County, Wisconsin. Born in Canada. Civil War: Laborer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’3½”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Nov 1864 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Mustered in the same day. Bounty: $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with this company on 28 Aug 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-6; red book vol 49; blue book)

TELLISON, Albert

IN 22nd Inf Co K. Civil War: Enlisted 24 Feb 1863.Corporal. Discharged 24 Jul 1865. Post war: Lived in Prince, Pirce township, Barnes County, North Dakota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59)