KNUTSON, Gilbert

IA 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 32. Enlisted 20 May 1861. Mustered 8 Jun 1861. Private. Wounded in hip severely 6 Apr 1862, at Shiloh, Tennessee. Discharged from the service 16 Oct 1862 on account of those wounds. Gilbert Knudston of Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minnesota, was granted a pension of $4.00 for gunshot wounds in both thighs. Died 18 Mar 1894. Buried at Silver Lake Cemetery, Worth County, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-I p347) (Pension List) (Walk) (Decorah Republican, 27 Jul 1865) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)

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