Olans H. Northeg
Born: June 26, 1841 (Nannestad, Norway)
Died: November 5, 1882
Grave location: Post Cemetery, Fort Meade, Sturgis, South Dakota
GPS Coordinates: N44 24.138
His second enlistment was on March 21, 1872, at St. Louis by Lt.
Peter Vroom. He listed his previous occupation as a clerk. He was
discharged on March 21, 1877, at Fort Lincoln, Dakota, upon
expiration of service, as a sergeant of very good character. He had
grey eyes, fair hair, fair complexion, and was 5’ 9 ½” tall. He is
listed as Olans H. Northeg in the Register of Enlistments and as
Olans Northeg on his headstone and as Alans Nathey in internment
records. He is also listed elsewhere as Orland H. Northey and Orlans
Northeg. Northeg was working as a teamster
for the QM Dept when he committed suicide on November 5, 1882.