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WEIK, John H. J.

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co K. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled 15 Feb 1865. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 27 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p613)


CT 17th Inf Co H. Born 1836 in Sweden. Civil War: Age 26. Entered service on 19 Aug 1862 at New Canaan, Connecticut. Private. Discharged 19 Jul 1865 at New Haven, Connecticut. Granted pension of $20 per month. Died at age 76 on 15 Dec 1912 at the State Home hospital in Hot Springs, South Dakota. Death due to paralysis. Buried in the State Home Cemetery, lot 19, grave 21. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Fall River County)


IL 1st Army Corps, Regiment of Illinois Volunteers, Company Number Ten. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Bookkeeper. Age 24. Gray eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’2”. Enlisted for one year on 11 Apr 1865 at Chicago and mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out as a Private of Company K of the Eighth Regiment of US Veteran Volunteers on 11 Apr 1866 at Washington DC. Sources: (ILSA reel 17 p29)