MN 5th Inf Co C. Residence: Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enrolled 3 Mar 1862. Mustered 18 Mar 1862. Private. Took part in the defense of Fort Ridgley. Died 21 Jul 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. He was a brother of Ole Ellingson of the Minnesota 4th Infantry, Company F. Sources: (MINN p241) (MCIW p287) (Ulvestad p277) (FCHS)