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Andrew Jenson

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment

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Name at Enlist

Andrew Jenson

Birth Name

Resident of Muster-In

Freeborn County, MN

Company at Enlistment


Rank at Enlistment


Cause of Death

killed in action

Death Location


Andrew Jenson joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company C. The men of the company called themselves the “Norway Bear Hunters,” but they were also known as the Color Company because the regimental Color Guard was attached to their company. The army listed him as living in Freeborn County, MN as a Private (Menig). He was one of four brothers who enlisted in Company K. Jenson was killed in battle in GA.

Sources: Freeborn County Historical Society, Albert Lea, MN.