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TRAAEN, Herbrand G.

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Rushford, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Nummedal, Norway. Came with his brother Knud to America in 1859. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 7 Dec 1861 in Fillmore County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1862. Private. Left sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 11 Jun 1862. Sick in hospital in Bowling Green, Kentucky, 17 Sep 1862. Died of disease there 5 Oct 1862. Buried in National Cemetery at Nashville, Tennessee; section N, grave 139. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-10, 77-8; red book vol 20 p120) (Buslett p578) (Ulvestad p337) (Ager p311) (Descendant Kay Neubauer “Troan, Herbrand”


See SIMONSON, Thomas


From Nore Prestegjeld, Nummedal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived at Agee, Nebraska. Sources: (Ulvestad p338) “Traasavik, Simon Torstensen”


WI 37th Inf Co A. Residence: Spring Green, Sauk County, Wisconsin. Born in Heddal, Telemark, Norway, on 30 Jan 1832. Emigrated. Married 21 Jun 1856 to Gunhild Gulliksdatter Kolsrud, who had come to America from Sigdal in 1852. Four children. Civil War: Farmer and miner. Private. Died 19 Sep 1864 at Fort Schuyler, New York. Buried in Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Long Island, New York. Gunhild married again in 1875 at Colfax, Wisconsin, to Iver Martinson, and they moved to Norman County, Minnesota. Sources: (Naeseth vol 3 p64) “Traaserud, Anund Olsen”,

TRAHN, John J.

WI 33rd Inf Co D. Residence: Wyalusing, Grant County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 26. Jeweler. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Wyalusing. Mustered 18 Oct 1862 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Absent sick in a hospital at Jeffersonville, Indiana. Sources: (WHS red book vol 38)


IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Christiane, Norway. Civil War: Clerk. Married. Age 31. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Jul 1862 at Chicago. Mustered on 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Appointed musician. Has been a prisoner in Richmond, Virginia. Mustered out 9 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p73)