DAHLGREN, Elias

US Navy. Born 12 Apr 1833 at Alfsborgs Lan, Sweden. Civil War: Age 25. Entered the service on 30 Dec 1858. Fireman first class. Discharged…

DAHLHEIM, Olaf

US Navy. Residence: Red Wing, Minnesota. Born 2 Feb 1841 at Nerike, Sweden, a son of William Olaf and Ingeborg C. Larson. Attended a military…

CLAUSEN, Claus Kristian

US Navy. Born 9 Dec 1869 in Denmark. Spanish-American War: Coxswain. Enlisted from New York. Awarded the Medal of Honor in connection with the sinking…

CHRISTIAN, Abraham

US Navy. Civil War: Lieutenant. Acting master 1863. Commanded the schooner “Sarah Bruen” in 1864. Later acting volunteer Lieutenant. Sources: (Lonn p633)

CHRISTENSEN, Martin

US Navy. Civil War: Enlisted 18 Jun 1864. Sailor. Served aboard the gunboat “Fear Not”. Discharged 22 Aug 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was…

BROWN, Robert

US Navy. Born 1830 in Norway. Civil War: Enlisted from New York. Captain of the Top. Awarded the Medal of Honor for action on board…

BROWN, John

US Navy. Captain of the Afterguard. Born in Denmark. No War: Awarded Medal of Honor for heroic conduct with two comrades, in rescuing from drowning…

BJORKMAN, Ernest H.

US Navy. Born 25 Apr 1881 in Malmo, Sweden. No War: Enlisted from New York. Ordinary seaman. Awarded the Medal of Honor. On 21 Jan…

BENSON, James

US Navy. Born 1845 in Denmark. No War: Seaman. Enlisted at Yokohama, Japan. Awarded the Medal of Honor for action on board the U.S.S. Ossipee…

POULSON, A.

US Navy. Born in Denmark. First World War: Went down in the naval patrol boat “Tampa”, sunk 26 Sep 1918 in the Bristol Channel off…

PHINNEY, William

US Navy. Born 1824 in Norway. Civil War: Enlisted from New York. Boatswain’s Mate. Awarded Medal of Honor. On board the U.S.S. Lackawanna during successful…
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