EGGE, Gilbert E.

IA 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Madison Township near Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 20 May 1861. Mustered 8 Jun 1861. Private. Drowned on 26 Oct 1862 (or 28 Aug) in Wolf River, near Memphis, Tennessee, while bathing. Sources: (ISW-I p326) (Obit for his sister, Mrs. D. C. Jordahl. Decorah Journal, 22 Feb 1949) (Decorah Republican, 27 Jul 1865) “Egge, Gulbrand”

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