LARSON, Oliver

US Navy. Residence: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Born 4 May 1837 in Stavanger, Norway. A family story says he came with an aunt and uncle to Keokuk,…

LARSEN, Oliver

US Navy. Residence: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Born 4 May 1837 at Stavanger, Norway. Said to have come to America to Keokuk, Iowa, in 1851, with an…

DRUSTRUP, Neils

US Navy. Born 17 Oct 1876 in Denmark. Mexican War: Enlisted from Pennsylvania. Lieutenant. Awarded the Medal of Honor for meritorious service under fire on…

PEDERSEN, Tollef

From Telemarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Was in the battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, [1-3 Jul 1863]. Sources: (Ulvestad p322)

ANDERSON, F.

PA. Residence: Oleana, Pennsylvania. (Oleana was Norwegian violinist Ole Bull’s Colony). From Kvernmoe in Elverum, Norway. Came to Oleana in 1852. Civil War: Joined the…

RENNELIEN, ?

From Hallingdal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Killed in the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania [1-3 Jul 1863]. Sources: (Ulvestad p324)
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