SKJELDE, Ole Nelson

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Cambridge, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Voss, Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 24 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Died of disease at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 14 May 1862. Buried in the Mississippi River Cemetery near Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 36) (Buslett) (Ulvestad p329) (Ager p297) (RWV p809) (Gjertveit)