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Thomas Holland

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment

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Name at Enlist

Thomas Holland

Birth Name
Other Names

Thomas Hollan


ca. 1843 –

Resident of Muster-In

Port Washington, Ozaukee County, WI

Company at Enlistment


Rank at Enlistment


Muster Date

1 Mar 1862

Thomas Holand joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company D. The men of his company called themselves the “Norway Wolf Hunters.” They were also known as the “Waupun Company” because so many of its members were from Waupun.

The army listed Holand as living in Port Washington, Ozaukee County, WI, age 20, and unmarried. He enlisted for three years on February 25, 1862 at Madison, WI, and mustered there on March 1, 1862 as a Private (Menig). He was left sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on June 11, 1862. He disappeared on March 30, 1863 and was classified a deserter. He was reported to have died.


Sources: WHS Regimental Muster and Descriptive Rolls, 1861-1865, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, vol.20, p.60; Det Femtende Regiment. Wisconsin Frivillige [The Fifteenth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers], Ole A. Buslett, Decorah, IA, 1894, p.444; Nordmændene i Amerika, Martin Ulvestad, 1907, History Book Co., Minneapolis, MN, p.292; Oberst Heg og hans gutter, Waldemar Ager, 1916, Fremad Pub. Co., Eau Claire, WI, p.302.