MN 7th Inf Co G. Residence: Pine Island, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born 8 May 1842 in Sogndal, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, son of Elling Olsen Fladland and Kari Andersdatter Ølnes. Came to America on the ship “Ørnen”, out of Bergen and arriving at New York on 2 Aug 1844. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 30 Oct 1862. Private. Served in both Indian and Civil wars. Died 6 Aug 1864 at Pine Island, Goodhue County, Minnesota. His name had been erroneously printed “Fadland”, reported Lt. Col. Daniel Densmore, formerly First Lieutenant in G Company. Sources: (MINN p348) (MCIW p381) (MCIW p694) (Ulvestad p282) (Naeseth ’44-872) “Fladland, Peder Ellingsen”