IA 12th Inf Co B. Residence: Center, Iowa. Born 15 May 1843 in Sweden. Civil War: Age 19. Entered service on 26 Dec 1862 at Lansing, Iowa. Mustered 11 Mar 1863. Private. Discharged 24 Dec 1863 at Chewalla, Tennessee, and re-enlisted and re-mustered on 5 Jan 1864. Discharged 20 Dec 1866 at Memphis, Tennessee. Died 25 May 1920 at age 77 at his home in Sun Prairie Township, South Dakota, his death due to apoplexy. Buried 27 May 1920 in Sun Prairie Swedish Baptist Cemetery, lot 11, grave 6. Sources: (ISW-II cd p46) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, McCook County) “Erickson, Erick Andrew”