Arne was born 21 June 1840 in Norway. He enlisted as a Trumpeter in Company F, Iowa 7th Cavalry Regiment on 23 February 1863. He was promoted to Bugler and mustered out on 15 February 1866 at Omaha, Nebraska. He started drawing his pension on 19 May 1881 and his wife, Christine, started receiving a widow's pension on 9 April 1927. Arne died 18 March 1927 in Detroit Lakes, Becker County and is buried in Salem Lutheran East Cemetery.
Burial, Tombstone Picture.


Hamilton was born February 1832 in Pennsylvania. He enlisted as a Private in Company B Wisconsin 1st Regiment on 1 September 1861. He was promoted to Corporal then to Sergeant. He was in a prisoner of war exchange in March 1864 and mustered out 30 May 1865. In 1890 he lived in Felton and in 1900 in Hagen. He died between 1900 and 1910 but no death or burial location could be located.


Petter was born in September 1842. He enlisted as a Private. He started drawing his pension on 31 May 1880. He is listed as living in Glyndon in the 1890 and 1900 Census. The Vesterheim Norwegians of the Civil War: "ANDERSON, Petter H. WI 1st Cav Co D. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Gray eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 511. Enlisted for one year on 14 Sep 1864 at Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Mustered on 8 Oct 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Recruit. Private. Bounty $100. Enlistment credited to the town of Lincoln, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 202-15)."


From History of Clay and Norman Counties, Minnesota, Volume II - Biographies


From History of Clay and Norman Counties, Minnesota, Volume II - Biographies


James was born in December 1825 in New York. He enlisted in the Wisconsin 3rd Light Artillery Battery on 17 September 1862 and later promoted to Full Wagoner. He mustered out at the end of the war on 3 July 1865. James briefly lived in Barnesville and was a member of Post 145 (Barnesville) Grand Army of the Republic. The date of James death is unknown but he is buried in New Auburn Cemetery, New Auburn, Chippewa County, Wisconsin with his wife Elizabeth.


Margaret, the wife of Warren Onan was 61 years old when she moved to Moorhead. She lived in a frame house in town at 323 6th street, the corner of 6th and Garroway which also contained her husband's real estate office. There she died after spending a year of declining health; attended by her husband, daughter Zora and son in law Charles Sikes.
A more extensive biography of Margaret and Warren Onan.
Burial, Pictures.