HANSON, Gilbert

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co I. Residence: Spring Valley, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Came to America in 1854. In 1857 to Bloomfield Township, Fillmore County. Civil War: Age 31. Enrolled 6 Nov 1862. Mustered 1 Dec 1862. Private. Served in both Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 1 Dec 1863. Post war: In 1864 he married Martha Thorson. Ten children. Martha died 26 Jul 1894, Gilbert Hanson on 29 Jan 1896. Sources: (MINN p668) (MCIW p537) (“Fillmore County Biographies”