ERSLAND, Anfin

IL 91st Inf Co E. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born “Anfin Knudsen Ersland” on 17 Apr 1841 in Skånevik, Hordaland, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Lisbon. Mustered 8 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with Company on 12 Jul 1865 at Mobile, Alabama. Married 17 Mar 1863 at Kendall County, to Ales Sjursdatter Indre Svindland (Alice S. Nelson). Fourteen children. Post war: Moved to a farm in Union Township, Story County, Iowa. He died 17 Jun 1923 and is buried in the Fjeldberg Cemetery at Huxley, Story County. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p16) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-541)

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