Madison, Wisconsin, September 7, 1937

Reunion of the Grand Army of the Republic at Camp Randall, members of the 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry (the unit composed mainly of Scandinavians, commanded by Col. Hans Heg.)

Front row, left to right: Anon Kjelsvik, Blanchardville, Wisconsin; Lt. Nils Gilbert, Eleva, Wisconsin; S. A. Anderson, Dawson, Minn.; Otto Steen (yongest man in the regiment who enlisted at 16); Capt. Joseph Mathiesen, Evansville, Minnesota (the only Danish officer of the regiment); Capt. Rosing, Decorah, Iowa; A. A. Tofte; Lewis Rolfson; and (?) Hon. Oley Nelson, President of the Scandinavian Veterans Association (?).

Image of 15th Infantry Reunion
From the copy owned by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin Visual Archives: Album 16.99