WI 28th Inf Co B. Born 2 Jun 1844 at Norderhov, Buskerud, Norway, son of Ole Knudsen Blixrud and Anne Olsdatter. He came to America with his parents and a brother, Ole, on “Bull”, a Swedish brig which sailed from Gothenburg and arrived 24 Aug 1848. They came to Ottawa Township, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Post war: Married on 21 Jan 1868 to Martha Jones (1844-19130. Married on 16 Nov 1916 to Mathilda Hanson Erickson (1862-1928). Died 17 Dec 1928. Sources: (Naeseth ’48-1344)