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Description:

Unveiling of the statue of Colonel Hans Christian Heg in Lier, near Drammen, 1925. Heg led the Fifteenth Wisconsin Regiment, known as the Norwegian Regiment, in the American Civil War. The Even Heg family emigrated from Lier to Muskego, Wisconsin in 1840.

Photographed persons:

Heg, Hans C.
(Born: 1829 - Dead: 1863 - Occupation: Officer - Further information: Born: Lier, Buskerud; imm. 1840 to Muskego, Racine Co., Wis.; in California 1849; state prison commissioner 1859-61; colonel 15th Wis. regt. 1861-63.)

Related places:

Lier, Norge

Date:

1925

Owner:

Norsk Utvandrermuseum

Negative number:

U00889


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