WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Pleasant Spring, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born “Styrkaar Larsen Jordalen” on 26 Dec 1826 in Voss, Hordaland, Norway. Civil War: Age 36. Married. Enlisted for three years on 23 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 20 Nov 1861. Private. Left behind because of illness at Mississippi River Island No. 10, in June, 1862. Sick in hospital at Iuka, Mississippi, August 1862. Discharged from the service for disability, Quincy, Illinois, 11 May 1863. Post war: Settled in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota. Died there. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 32) (Buslett p388) (RWV p809) (Ager p296) (Ulvestad p305) (Naeseth ’48-88)