At camp near Cunningham’s Ferry
Översättning till engelska av början på en svensk tidningsnotis från Hemlandet – Det gamla och det nya 14 januari 1863. Även publicerad i Facebook-gruppen ”Swedish American Genealogy Group” (där översättning efterfrågades). Tidningsnotisen på svenska: https://newspapers3.mnhs.org/
From the ”countrymen” of Minn. 2:nd.
At camp close to Cunningham’s Ferry, Cumberland river, Tenn. Dec. 17, 1862.
I would also like to take the liberty to inform you about the Scandinavians at our regiment, for there have been many changes since I last wrote thereof.
At company F [the following] are still on duty:
Sergeant Holder Jacobus, Danish, and Andrew Anderson, Blue Earth co; Ole Olson, St. Peter, from Aal’s hufwudsocken [the main parish of Aal, Norway?];
Lars Samson, St. Peter, from Aal’s hufwudsocken;
Fredrik Olson, St. Peter, ?olsund, Bergen [Norway];
Nils Johnson, St. Peter, Modums Prestegjeld [the pastorship of Modum, Norway];
Hans Aastrum [Åström?], St. Peter, Skedmo Prestegjeld [the pastorship of Skedsmo?, Norway];
George Anderson, St. Peter, Jönköpings län [Sweden];
P. M. Fritsof[?], St. Peter;
Ole Olson, St. Peter, Lima Stora Kopparbergs län [Sweden];
G. Årsberg, St. Peter, Skåne [Sweden];
Bern Aalmonson, St. Peter, Aalesund [Ålesund, Norway]
I. Henningson, Danish;
Ole Hendrickson, St. Peter, Grue Prestegjeld, Soler [pastorship of Grue, Solør, Norway];
Peter Knudson, St. Peter, norsk; his brother Sven Knudson; Nils Ruke, Brown co., Näs Prestegield.
Dead at Company E: Erik Larson (unknown birthplace) in Rashville and Jonas Johnson from St. Peter at hospital Jan 19th 1862.
At Comp. F: F. Molin, Swedish, died at Corinth in the month of May and Peter Johnson from Småland [Sweden] has been away from the regiment since October 14th, without anyone knowing where he is.