MN 4th Inf Co F. Residence: Bancroft Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. County treasurer in 1860. Civil War: Age 35. Enrolled for three years on 11 Oct 1861 at Albert Lea, Minnesota. Mustered the same date. Private. Took part in the battles of Corinth and Iuka, Mississippi. In hospitals at Corinth for wounds, in Keokuk, Iowa, for chronic diarrhea. Discharged from the service on expiration of term, 22 Dec 1864. Post war: He farmed south of Albert Lea. Wife Christina. Six children. Died 31 Jul 1893. Buried in Graceland Cemetery, Albert Lea. Dates there are “26 Jun 1825 – 31 Jul 1893” Sources: (MINN p201) (MCIW p232) (Ulvestad p278) (FCHS – GAR records) “Ellingson, Ole I.” “Ellingson, Ole T.”