GRANN, Helge J.

TX 7th Inf Co G. CSA. Born Helge Jacobsen Gran on 5 Apr 1830 in Vang, Norway. Civil War: Baker. Gray eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years or the war on 25 Jul 1861 at Fairfield, Texas. Private. Taken prisoner at Fort Donelson, Tennessee, 16 Feb 1862, and held at Camp Douglas, Illinois. Exchanged at Vicksburg, Mississippi, 20 Sep 1862. Discharged for illness on 22 Oct 1862 at Jackson, Mississippi. He re-enlisted on 10 Oct 1863 at Houston, Texas, and was assigned as a Sergeant in the TX 2nd Cav Co F. Post war: He died on 29 Dec 1904 in Bosque County, Texas. Sources: (“Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces” by C.A.Clausen & Derwood Johnson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, volume 25, Northfield, Minnesota. p114) (www.borgerkrigen.info)

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