MN 1st Reg Hv Arty Co B. Residence: Highland, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Kvam parish, Stods prestegjeld, Nord Trondelag, Norway. Came to America in 1859, traveling through Quebec and to Lansing, Iowa. Eventually he acquired a farm in Fillmore County. Civil War: Age 37. Enrolled 27 Sep 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his company, 17 Jun 1865. Post war: Lived at Whalen, Fillmore County. Took the name “Noem”. Buried at Highland Cemetery. Sources: (MINN p576) (MCIW p617) (Ulvestad p314) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p152) (descendant John Erickson, La Crescent, Minnesota) “Noem, Peter”