JORGENSON, Halvor

Residence: Ringville, Minnesota. Born 11 Jul 1828 in Tordal, Telemark, Norway, to Jørgen Lejulsen Porsmyr and Guri Olsdatter Bergane. Came from Drangedal to America. Civil War: Private. Killed in the battle for Atlanta, Georgia. In Jul 1864. “There is a monument in the Crow River Lutheran Church cemetery in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota, stating that he died in 1863 at Atlanta, Georgia.” Sources: (Ulvestad p 282) (Gloria Hanson, Daly City, California. gloriah@sfpl.lib.ca.us)

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