HEGG, Ole Hansen

CA 2nd Cav Co K. Born 1837 in Lier prestegjeld, Drammen, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted at San Francisco on 27 Sep 1861 and mustered the same day. Private. His first battle was at the Snake River, Idaho, in 1862. Re-enlisted on 3 Sep 1864 at Camp Conness, Idaho Territory. Promoted to Corporal on 4 Sep 1864. Re-mustered on 16 Sep 1864. Transferred to Co M on 22 Oct 1864. Mustered out on 12 Jul 1866 at Camp Douglas, Utah Territory. Post war: Hansen (Hegg) died in Helena, Montana. Sources: (Ulvestad p290) (“Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion”) (Family records held by Luci Baker, Seattle WA) “Hanson, Ole”