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OLSEN, Anders WI 2nd Cav Co K. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born 28 Feb 1843 in Hadeland, Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Laborer. Blue eyes, light brown hair, light complexion, 5"8". Enlisted for three years on 20 Aug 1864. Mustered on 24 August 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Believed to have been discharged on 14 Jun 1865 at Memphis, Tennessee. Post war: Died at age 24. Buried in Washington Prairie Lutheran Church Cemetery, Decorah, Winneshiek County Iowa. Sources: (DGA) "Tokerud, Anders Olsen" TOKERUD, Anders See OLSEN, Anders
Regiment Name 2 Wisconsin Cavalry
Soldier's Rank_In Pvt.
Soldier's Rank_Out Pvt.
Alternate Name Andrew/Olson
Film Number M559 roll 22
Served in Co. K, 2nd Wisc. Calvery in Civil War
$100 bonus for enlisting in the Army he brought over his father Ole Olsen Tokerud b.1805,and Ole's wife(his mother) Kari Nielsdatter, and their children Elene, Peder Ellingsen Tokerud, and Ingeborg Emma Oldsdatter to America(Ingeborg is Pam Lehman's(I am the submitter of the photo) Great Great Grandmother) So Anders would be my GrGr Uncle.
Anders Olsen Tokerud born Sept 25 1843 Sondre Land, Oppland, Norway Died Nov 3, 1867 Rural Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa Burial @ Washington Prairie Lutheran Cemetery, Decorah, Springfield Twsp., Winneskiek Co., Iowa