MELAAS, Gulbrand O.

WI 34th Inf Co H. From Hadeland, Norway. Civil War: Private. Dead (before 1907) Buried at East Madison Cemetery, Decorah, Winneshiek County Iowa; stone reads “30 Mar 1838 – 14 Mar 1872”. Sources: (Ulvestad p309) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Grandson Carleton Haugen, Decorah, Iowa, who says “Alice Hovden has photo of this soldier”.) “Melaas, Gulbrand Olson” [There is a Gulbrand Olson Unassigned in the Wisconsin alphabetical listings.]