KJORNES, Lars D.

WI 12th Inf Co K. Residence: Wisconsin. Born 20 Mar 1836 in Sogndal, Norway. Came to America in 1861. Civil War: Age 25. Enlisted in 1861. Private. Said to have seen action in 33 battles and skirmishes. Promoted to Corporal. Mustered out near end of the war. Post war: Married on 5 Feb 1865 to Kristine Olson. Nine children. The family moved to Becker County, Minnesota, in 1874 and to Flom Township, Norman County, Minnesota, in 1884. Lars died 27 Jul 1900. Sources: (Ulvestad p264,301) (“The Twin Valley Community Saga”, publ 1986) “Kjornæs, Lars D.”

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