BENSON, John

MN 2nd Inf Co K. Residence: Hutchinson, McLeod County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 44. Mustered 5 Aug 1861. Private. Wounded in the battle of Mills Springs, Kentucky [19 Jan 1862]. Gunshot wound to left ileum and spine. Discharged from the service for disability 6 Jun 1862. Post war: Living in Carver, Carver County, Minnesota. Granted pension of $24 a month. Sources: (MINN p110) (Ulvestad p271) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park Minnesota)

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