EGGE, John E.

IA 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Madison Township near Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 20 May 1861. Mustered 8 Jun 1861. Private. Re-enlisted 4 Jan 1864, re-mustered 2 Feb 1864 at Louisville, Kentucky. Assigned to Co C, Iowa 3rd Veteran Infantry. Transferred to Co I, 2nd & 3rd Veteran Infantry Consolidated, from Co C, 3rd Battalion. Mustered out 12 Jul 1865. Sources: (ISW-I p326,414) (Decorah Republican, 27 Jul 1865)