MN Indian War: “Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862”. Member of the St. Peter (Nicollet County) Guards, which was organized 19 Aug 1862 and which served 8 days. This company was at the Second Battle of New Ulm, 23 Aug 1862. Company then reorganized on 27 Aug 1862 as The Scandinavian Guards, which served in Nicollet County for 21 days. Private. Sources: (MCIW p769,807) (Ulvestad p288).