EDSON, John

MN 10th Inf Co E. Residence: Hartland, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enrolled 14 Aug 1862. Mustered 13 Oct 1862. Private. Transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps, 13 Mar 1865. Post war: He lived in Hartland Township, Freeborn County. In June 1880 he was granted a pension of $12 a month because of disability of abdominal viscera. Sources: (MINN p475) (MCIW p479) (FCHS) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)

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