ORSLAND, Herbrand

NY 151st Inf Co ?. Residence: Kendall Township, Orleans County, New York. Born in Norway. Came to America from Flesberg, Numedal in 1838 to Indiana. Fever and sickness drove them back to New York in 1840. Civil War: Enlisted in 1862. Served as a sharpshooter. Taken prisoner in 1864 and sent to Andersonville Prison in Georgia and was there until the war’s end. Post war: After the war, he returned to Kendall and married a French girl, Julienne La Barre, and lived with her on father’s farm. Sources: (“Paa de aeldste norsk-amerikanske Tomter”, Skandinaven, publ. 5 Oct 1934)