VA 35th Cav Co F. CSA. Born “Oscar Reiersen” on 29 Oct 1836 in Copenhagen, Denmark, the son of a Norwegian father. Young Oscar grew up in Norway. Came to Texas with his family in 1845. Went to Charlotesville, Virginia, to study law. Civil War: Enlisted 1861. Discharged before 17 Mar 1863. Post war: Died 10 May 1913 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (