NORDE, Martin J.

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born at Nyflodt, Ringebu, Norway, about 1842, the son of Johans Mortensen Nyflodt. Affectionately called “Lillemorten”. Civil War: Age 19. Enlisted for three years on 20 Nov 1861 at Scandinavia and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 20 Dec 1861. Private. Was with the provisions transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Was sent on recruiting duty on 21 Nov 1863. Promoted to Sergeant of Ordnance (orderly?) on 1 Jan 1865. Promoted to First Sergeant on 1 Jan 1865. Mustered out 10 Feb 1865. Post war: Norde became a successful businessman in Alexandria, Minnesota. He died there. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p126) (DCHS 1890 Veterans Census card file) (Buslett p602 photo) (Meeker) (Ager p154, photo; p315) (Ulvestad p260) (Gjertveit) “Nordre, Martin” “Nordre, Morten” “Jensson, Morten”

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