WEEN, Ole

TX 46th Cav (McCord’s Frontier Cavalry Regiment) Co E. CSA. From Hedemarken, Norway. Born “Ole Larsen Gronsveen” 23 Oct 1822 at Loten, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for one year on 8 Mar 1862 at Stephenville. Private. Reenlisted for three years or the war on 20 Dec 1862 at Camp Salmon. Assigned as a blacksmith from 23 Apr to May 1863. Discharged 10 Jun 1863 after obtaining a substitute, Canute R. Skimland. Post war: Died 9 Oct 1871 at Norse, Bosque County, Texas. Sources: (“Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces” by C.A.Clausen & Derwood Johnson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, volume 25, Northfield, Minnesota. p115) (Ulvestad p340) (www.borgerkrigen.info) “Wiin, Ole”

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