ERICKSON, Engbrit

MN 10th Inf Co E. Residence: Bath, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Came to America in 1856 with Hans Peterson and Nels Nelson. 1860 Census shows him as “Enger” with wife Julia and two children. Civil War: Age 32. Enrolled 14 Aug 1862. Mustered 13 Oct 1862. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 19 Aug 1865. Post war: Engbert Erickson, of Neby, Polk County, Minnesota, qualified for a pension of $2 a month, because of “chronic diarrhea, & c.”. Sources: (MINN p475) (MCIW p479) (FCHS) (US Pension List, 1882-3, Vol 4 p569) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)

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