ASLAKSON, Halvor

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Manchester Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born “Halvor Aslesen Kleivseie” in Eggedal, Norway. Came to America in 1861. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 18 Jan 1862 in Freeborn County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Left behind sick in Iuka, Mississippi, 20 Aug 1862. Died of disease in a general hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, 11 Nov 1862. [One military record shows him dying in Farmington, Mississippi.] Buried in National Cemetery at Nashville; section A, grave 627. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-12, 77-8; red book vol 20 p142) (Buslett p620) (Ulvestad p270) (Ager p317) (Love p1082) (FCHS) (Rokke) “Aslesen, Halvor”

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