THOEN, Nels Olson

WI 30th Inf Co D. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born in Modum, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Aug 1862 at Martell. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. On detached service as a Quartermaster teamster at Fort Sully, Dakota Territory, on 7 Nov 1863. Mustered out with his regiment on 20 Sep 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Died 22 Sep 1899 at New Centerville, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 140-13; red book vol 35) (Larsen p58) (Ulvestad p333) “Thoen, Hans Olson”

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