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IL 132nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 19. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for 100 days on 12 May 1864 at Chicago. Mustered 1 Jun 1864 at Camp Fry, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 17 Oct 1864 at Chicago. Sources: (ILSA reel 11 p24)


WI 15th Inf Regimental Staff. Residence: Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Assistant Surgeon. Commissioned at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on 15 Dec 1862. Mustered 18 Dec 1862. Lieutenant. Resigned 1 Jun 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 78-1; red book vol 20 p2)

TRESET, Gudmund

Residence: St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. Wounded and died of his wounds. Sources: (Ulvestad p338)


Spanish-American War: Private. Lived in Red Lake County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p338)


WI 44th Inf Co C. Residence: Iola, Wisconsin. Born at Froland at Arendal, Norway, 21 Nov 1829. Starting in 1847, he served as a ship’s cook on vessels carrying freight between various European ports. In 1853, he and a sister came on the ship “Victoria” to New Orleans, Louisiana, and made their way north to Chicago, where he signed aboard a lake schooner “St. Lawrence” for a year. In April 1855, he joined others of his siblings in Iola. On 26 Jul 1863, at Iola, he married Annie Halverson. Civil War: Enlisted at Waupaca, Wisconsin, in Oct 1864. Private. Discharged from the service in Aug 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Sources: (“Commemorative Biographical Record of the Upper Wisconsin Counties: Waupaca, Portage, Wood, Marathon, Oneida, Vilas, Langlade and Shawano”, publ. 1895) (Ulvestad p338)


Born 24 Oct 1824 at Froland, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died at Iola, Wisconsin, 17 Jun 1892. A stone reading “Ole K. Tresnes 24 Oct 1824 – 17 Jun 1892” is in Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery, Section II Row 14, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p338) (KJR) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (USGenWeb Archives by Geraldine Trinrud