ROEN, Harald Johnson

Civil War: Born in Hedalen. Valdres, Norway, on 21 Feb 1835, son of John Christensen Stugarden and Berit Olsdatter Öikegaardsbraaten. Came to America in 1854. Married Anna Olson. They lived at Glencoe, Minnesota. Three children. Civil War: Private. Was with General Sherman on his March to the Sea. Was in 21 battles and was not sick or wounded. Post war: Died 7 Feb 1873. Sources: (Letter from LaVonne Houlton, Modesto, California) (Letter to Minneapolis Norwegian Language Newspaper, 1892, signed A. K. Brenden, Bend, Oregon)