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WALBERG, Christen

From Ringebu, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived at Ada, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p339)

WALBERG, Torger

From Ringebu, Norway. Civil War: Corporal. Died in Iola, Wisconsin (prior to 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p266)

WALD, Ole

See WOLD, Ole

WALGREEN, August

IA 4th Cav Co M. Residence: Salina, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 25. Enlisted 19 Oct 1861. Mustered 25 Nov 1861. Private. Mustered out 5 Dec 1864 at Memphis, Tennessee, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ISW-IV cd p193)

WALIN, Peter

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Fox Lake, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 27. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Absent sick since 1 May 1863 and believed sent to Convalescent Center at Leiren at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 7 May 1863. Sick until 29 May 1863. Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps 1 Nov 1863. Mustered out at New Albany, Indiana, 22 Nov 1864, at expiration of his term. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p36) (Buslett p400) (Ager p297) (Gjertveit) (Meeker) “Wahlin, Peter”

WALL, Andrew F.

IA 1st Inf Co E. Residence: Des Moines, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 25. Enlisted 20 Apr 1861s. Mustered 14 May 1861. Private. Mustered out 21 Aug 1861. Sources: (ISW-I, cd p86)

WALL, Lewis P.

NE 1st Cav Co H. Residence: Burlington, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 30 Jun 1861 as a Corporal. Mustered the same day. Discharged for disability on 24 Feb 1862. On 25 Jun 1863, Wall enlisted again, this time as a Sergeant in IA Seventh Cavalry Co H. Mustered 10 Jul 1863. Transferred to IA Seventh Cavalry Reorganized Co H. Promoted to First Sergeant 12 Jan 1865. Mustered out 17 May 1865 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Sources: (ISW-IV cd p134, p 247; ISW-VI p 133)

WALL, Nicolas

WI 44th Inf Co I. Residence: Onalaska, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Barre, La Crosse County. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 37. Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, sandy complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Feb 1865 at La Crosse and mustered there the same day. Sources: (WHS red book vol 49: blue book) “Wall, Nicholas”

WALL, Sivert T.

MN 12th Inf Co I. Residence: Glenville, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Spanish-American War: Age 23. Enrolled and mustered 2 Jul 1898 at Albert Lea, Minnesota. Private. Mustered out 5 Nov 1898 at New Ulm, Minnesota. Sources: (MSAW p183)

WALL, William

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Waterford, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at Waterford and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 28 Jan 1864. Private. Recruit. Joined the Company at Strawberry Plains, Virginia, on 31 Mar 1864. Sick at Pine Station, 4 Aug 1864. Transferred to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee, 1 Jan 1865. Temporarily assigned to the 24th Infantry. Transferred to Company K of the Wisconsin 13th on 18 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 20 p50) (Buslett p431)

WALLE, Ludwig I.

IL 89th Inf Co D. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 25. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’3½”. Enlisted for three years on 8 Jan 1864 at Chicago and mustered there the same day. Private. Transferred to Illinois 59th Infantry, Company D. Mustered out 8 Dec 1865 at New Braunfels, Texas. Sources: (ILSA reel 6 p23, reel 8 p18; reel 47-9 p23)

WALLER, Charll

WI 28th Inf Co C. Residence: Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 23. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8½”, slim build. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Oconomowoc. Mustered 13 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out at Brownsville, Texas, 23 Aug 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 132-5,14; red book vol 33) “Waller, Carl”

WALLER, Halvor

WI 28th Inf Co F. Residence: Merton, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Born in Porsgrund, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 23. Hazel eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 6’, slim build. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Merton. Mustered 13 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Absent sick in a hospital at Keokuk, Iowa, since 5 Jun 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 132-8,14; red book vol 33)

WALLS, Nelson

IL 39th Inf Co D. Residence: Willow Creek, Lee County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Soldier. Age 20. Hazel eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 28 Aug 1861. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Hilton Head, South Carolina. Re-mustered there on 25 Jan 1864. Deserted 8 Mar 1864. Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p22)

WALLS, Nelson

WI 8th Inf Co K. Residence: Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Sep 1861 at Racine and mustered 17 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. On 15 Oct 1861, he was arrested as a deserter from Company D of the Illinois 39th Infantry Regiment and held at Benton Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri, he having been duly mustered into service in that company in August 1861. Sources: (WHS red book vol 13 p192)

WALSTAD, John

Spanish-American War: Private. Lived at Dunn County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p339)