BREKKE, Lars N.

IL 1st Arty Waterton’s Battery. Born 12 Jan 1837 in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Entered service in 1861. Private. Taken prisoner in 1862 at Pittsburg Landing and when he was released he was discharged in 1865. Post war: Died at age 85 in 1909 at Colton, South Dakota. Buried at Minnehaha Cemetery, in Colton, lot 96, block 2, grave 6. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Minnehaha County) “Brekke, Nels”

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