BJORN, Ludvig Marinus

WI 15th Inf Co F. Born 7 Sep 1835 in Moss, Norway. His father was a clergyman. Bjorn became a clergyman in 1861, moved to America and was installed as a pastor in Manitowoc county, Wisconsin. Civil War: He and many of his congregation formed Company F. Post war: He moved to Goodhue County, Minnesota, to serve congregations at Land and Minneola. Sources: (“History of the Scandinavians in the United States”, by O. N. Nelson. Publ. Minneapolis, 1893. p338)