EVANSON, Andrew

MN 1st Battalion Infantry Co A. Residence not shown. Born in Sognedalen, Norway. Civil War: Age 36. Enrolled 29 Feb 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Wounded 22 Jun 1864 near Petersburg. Discharged from the service with the battalion, 14 Jul 1865. Post war: Andrew Evenson, living in Highland, Fillmore County, Minnesota, was granted a pension of $18 a month because of a wound in his right leg. In 1890, he was living in Amherst, Fillmore County. Sources: (MINN p525) (MCIW p67) (Ulvestad p280) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota) “Evanston, Andrew” “Evensen, Andrew”

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