LIND, Christ

IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Newark, Kendall County, Illinois. Born “Christian Johan Lind” on 13 Sep 1835 in Stavanger, Norway, son of Johan Sivert Christian Lind and Anne Berntine Carlsdatter. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Dark eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1861 at Newark. Mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Mustered out on 8 Oct 1864 at Springfield, Illinois, by reason of expiration of his term of service. Post war: Returned to Norway and was pensioned there. He died 27 Apr 1921 and is buried under an official US gravestone in the churchyard at Høle, Sandnes, Rogaland. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 71) Rootsweb.com. Gunnleif Seldal, Rogaland gunnleif.seldal@akermar.com, relayed by O. Keith Wheeler, Mad River, California, okwheeler@saber.net)

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