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Lars T. Halling

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment

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Name at Enlist

Lars T. Halling

Birth Name

ca. 1817 –

Resident of Muster-In

Green County, WI

Company at Enlistment


Rank at Enlistment


Muster Date

8 Dec 1861

Lars T. Halling joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company E. The men of the company called themselves “Odin’s Rifles.” The army listed Halling as living in Brodhead, Green County, WI, age 44, and married. He enlisted for three years on November 12, 1861 in Green County, WI, and mustered on December 8, 1861, at Madison, WI as a Private (Menig). He was left sick in the hospital at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on June 11, 1862. He was discharged from the service there for disability on June 23, 1863 by the order of Major General Henry W. Halleck. After the war, he lived in Spring Valley, WI.


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.74; 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.478; Nordmændene i Amerika, Martin Ulvestad, 1907, History Book Co., Minneapolis, MN, p.286; Oberst Heg og hans gutter, Waldemar Ager, 1916, Fremad Pub. Co., Eau Claire, WI, p.303; Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, Vol I. Fifteenth Regiment Infantry, p.815.