MN 7th Inf Co E. Residence: Newburg, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born 1844 in Vestre Slidre, Valdres, Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Enrolled 30 Aug 1864. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Wounded. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 16 Aug 1865. Post war: Died 6 Jan 1866 of illness contracted during the war. Buried at Newburg. Sources: (MINN p342) (MCIW p378) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p150) (email, Randy A. Ellestad, Duluth, Minnesota (Ulvestad, p277) “Ellestad, Andrew Johnson”