Andreas  Ullensaker

Andreas Ullensaker

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

The Scandinavian Regiment

Name at Enlist Andreas Ullensaker
Birth Name Andreas Askildsen Ullensager
Patronymic Name Askildsen
Lived 4 Feb 1845 -
Birth Place Nordre Land, Oppland
Birth Country Norway
Residence at Muster-In Rock County, WI
Company at Enlistment G
Rank at Enlistment Private
Mother Gubjør Jacobsdatter Ullensager
Father Askild Torgersen Ullensager
Immigration 22 Aug 1845

Andreas Ullensaker was born February 4, 1845 at Nordre Land, Oppland, Norway, son of Askild Torgersen Ullensager and Gubjør Jacobsdatter Ullensager. He, his parents and three siblings came to America on the Præciosa, which left Skien, Telemark, and reached NY on August 22, 1845. They came to Rock County, WI. He joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company G as a Private (Menig). The men of the company called themselves the "Rock River Rangers."

Sources: Martin Ulvestad, Nordmændene i Amerika, 1907, History Book Co., Minneapolis, MN, p.338; Naeseth ’45-1072a.

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