TRAAEN, Herbrand G.

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Rushford, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Nummedal, Norway. Came with his brother Knud to America in 1859. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 7 Dec 1861 in Fillmore County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1862. Private. Left sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 11 Jun 1862. Sick in hospital in Bowling Green, Kentucky, 17 Sep 1862. Died of disease there 5 Oct 1862. Buried in National Cemetery at Nashville, Tennessee; section N, grave 139. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-10, 77-8; red book vol 20 p120) (Buslett p578) (Ulvestad p337) (Ager p311) (Descendant Kay Neubauer “Troan, Herbrand”