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Ole E. Limberg

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment

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Name at Enlist

Ole E. Limberg

Birth Name

ca. 1841 –

Birth Country


Resident of Muster-In

Montrose, Dane County, WI

Rank at Enlistment


Muster Date

5 Sep 1862

Cause of Death

Nerve Fever

Death Location

Camp Randall, WI

Ole E. Limberg was born in Norway. He joined the WI 15th Infantry. The army listed him as living in Montrose, Dane County, WI, age 21 as a farmer. He had blue eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, and stood 5’4”. Limberg enlisted on September 5, 1862 at Montrose with a bounty of $100. He served as a Private (Menig). He died of nerve fever at Camp Randall, WI.


Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, box 76-13; Det Femtende Regiment, Wisconsin Frivillige [The Fifteenth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers], Ole A. Buslett (Decorah, Iowa, 1894), p.648; Nordmaendene i Amerika, Martin Ulvestad, 1907, History Book Co., Minneapolis, MN, p.307.