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Andreas Ullensaker

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment

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Name at Enlist

Andreas Ullensaker

Birth Name

Andreas Askildsen Ullensager


4 Feb 1845 –

Birth Place

Nordre Land, Oppland

Birth Country


Resident of Muster-In

Rock County, WI

Company at Enlistment


Rank at Enlistment



Gubjør Jacobsdatter Ullensager


Askild Torgersen Ullensager


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.