WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Vang, Valders, Norway. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 20. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 8 Nov 1861 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 12 Dec 1861. Private. Sick at Mississippi Island No. 10 on 11 Jun 1862. Became unfit for service and was discharged from the service for sickness on 13 Oct 1862 at Cincinnati, Ohio. He enlisted again for one year on 20 Sep 1864 at Manitowoc. Mustered 8 Oct 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Recruit. Bounty $100. Private. This time he joined WI 27th Inf Co K from recruiting depot on 7 Nov 1864. Mustered out at Clarksville, Texas, on 14 Jul 1865. Post war: He lived in Mishicott, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-8, 129-14, 130-12; red book vol 20 p86, vol 32) (Buslett p502) (Ager p306) (Ulvestad p 277) (Hedberg) “Elingboe, Helge”