KNUTZEN, Gunther

IA Northern Border Brigade, (State Militia) Co F. [Formed to defend settlers along the state’s northern border from the Sioux. The brigade replaced US Regular troops which were withdrawn from the frontier to fight the confederates.] Residence: Estherville, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 38. Enlisted 27 Sep 1863. Mustered 13 Oct 1863. Private. Mustered out 12 Dec 1863 at Correctionville, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-VI cd)