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WOLD, Egerbert

IL 36th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Saddler. Age 31. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 14 Oct 1864 at Chicago. Mustered there the same day. Private. Sent to hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, and nothing heard of him since 1 May 1865. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 50)

WOLD, Hans

IL 9th Cav Co L. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Painter. Age 19. Hazel eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’6¼”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Oct 1861 at Chicago, Illinois, and mustered there on 11 Nov 1861. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel 14 p71)

WOLD, Joseph

Spanish-American War: Private. Wounded. Lived at Battle Lake, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p340)

WOLD, Lars T.

IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 34. Enlisted 19 Oct 1861. Mustered 5 Nov 1861. Private. Missing in battle 6 Apr 1862, Shiloh, Tennessee. Died 14 Oct 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi. Buried National Cemetery, Vicksburg, Mississippi; section 1, grave 606. Sources: (ISW-II p545)


From Hedemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Was also a member of the Settlers “Home Guard” in the Indian wars in Texas. Later, he lived in Seattle, Washington. Sources: (Ulvestad p340)


WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Clinton, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 48. Married. Enlisted for three years on 21 Oct 1861 at Beloit, Wisconsin, and mustered 13 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Designated Corporal. Disappeared from Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 2 Aug 1862, and not heard from after that. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p98) (Ager p313) (Buslett p547) (Ulvestad p266)


From Nordre Land, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived at Spring Grove, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p340)

WOLDEN, William

Civil War: Sources: (Notebook compiled by Burr Oak Cemetery Ass’n, Winneshiek County, Iowa, 1996)


WI 44th Inf Co F. Residence: Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to New Diggings, Lafayette County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 43. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 17 Oct 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 19 Oct 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-8,15; red book vol 49)