GUNDERSON, John

MN 9th Inf Co H. Residence: Carver, Carver County, Minnesota. “Johan Gundersen” was born at Kneppe, Gaardemoen, Norway. In 1846 he married Marie Ingeborg of Fredricksall, Norway. They and two children, Gustave and Ole, came to America in 1854 to Carver County. Civil War: Age 41. Enrolled 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 27 Oct (or 22 Aug) 1862. Private. Served under General Sibley in western Minnesota during the Sioux uprisings. Discharged from the service for disability 26 Aug 1863. Post war: John Gunderson of Elizabeth, Otter Tail County, Minnesota, in Nov 1880, was granted a pension of $4 a month because of paralysis of his right arm. He died 26 Aug 1903 at Audubon, Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p441) (MCIW p450) (Ulvestad p285) (Pension List 1882-3. Vol 4 p 567) (History of the Township of Erhards Grove, Otter Tail County, Minnesota. 1949. p187) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota) (Otter Tail County Historical Society) “Gunderson, Johan”

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