BELL, John

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co C. Residence: Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born 1847 in Vinjum farm in Aurland, Norway, to Torbjorn Larsen and Gjertrud Hoeydal. Came to US in 1856 to Wisc. After two years moved to Riceland Township, Freeborn County. Married to Inger Pederson from Gudvangen, Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enrolled 21 Sep 1864. Mustered 11 Oct 1864. Private. Discharged from the service 20 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p578) (MCIW p619) (e-mail, Donna Boe,}