JOHNSON, Lorents

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence not shown. Born 28 Apr 1841 in Norway. Civil War: Age 34. Enrolled 4 Nov 1861. Mustered the same day. Private. Re-enlisted 1 Jan 1864. Discharged from the service for disability, 4 May 1865. Post war: Was the first sheriff in Douglas County, Minnesota. Moved to Litchfield, Minnesota, and died there on 13 Feb 1919. Sources: (MINN p137) (MCIW p185) (Ulvestad p298) (Obituary note, Alexandria, Minnesota Citizen, 27 Feb 1919; p 5 col 6) “Johnson, Lorens”