MAGNES, Samuel

IA 38th Inf. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 14 Aug 1862. Mustered 24 Sep 1862. Private. Discharged from the service for disability, 23 Jul 1863, at St. Louis, Missouri. Post war: Buried at Ridgeway United Lutheran, Ridgeway, Iowa; stone reads “1844 – 1908”. Sources: (ISW-V p897) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) “Magnus, Samuel” [This could be Ridgeway, Iowa County, Wisconsin”]

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