The Frontier Regiment was the unit with most Norwegians during the War on the Confederate side.
46th Texas Cavalry Regiment - FRONTIER TEXAS CAVALRY REGIMENT
(McCord's Frontier Regiment - Mounted Regiment, Texas State Troops )
Organized for 12 months state service Jan - Mar 62, reorganized for 3 years or the war 11 Feb 63.
Mustered into Confederate service 1 Mar 64. Disbanded May 65.
Your`re asking about shoemakers, and we do have one Norwegoan that was this for for the CS Army - he was supposed stationed and worked at Tyler,TX. There are some uncertainy about this, but there were a QM depot there, so as one of the main depots in TX at the time - the QM Depot,Jefferson,TX. You may search more on these strings for more information.