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Gulbrand Dahl

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment

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Name at Enlist

Gulbrand Dahl

Birth Name
Other Names

Gudbrand Dahl, Guldbrand Dahl


ca. 1841 –

Resident of Muster-In

Moscow, Iowa County, WI

Company at Enlistment


Rank at Enlistment


Muster Date

6 Jan 1862

Gulbrand Dahl joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company E. The men of the company called themselves “Odin’s Rifles.”

The army listed Dahl as living in Moscow, Iowa County, WI, age 20, and unmarried. He enlisted for three years on December 21, 1861 in Iowa County, and mustered on January 6, 1862 at Madison, WI as a Private (Menig). He was sick and detached into the Pioneer Corps on November 24, 1862 (or December) by order of Major General Rosecrans. He mustered out with the company in Chattanooga, TN on December 20, 1864. He was on the Roll of Honor for the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps.


Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, box 76-7; Regimental Muster and Descriptive Rolls, 1861-1865, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, vol.20, p.72; Payroll muster rolls of WI 15th Co E, saved by Captain T. A. Rossing; Det Femtende Regiment, Wisconsin Frivillige [The Fifteenth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers], Ole A. Buslett, Decorah, IA, 1894, p.474; Oberst Heg og hans gutter, Waldemar Ager, 1916, Fremad Pub. Co., Eau Claire, WI, p.303; Civil War Pension Index, Roll # T288_109.