LARSEN, Aslak

IA 12th Inf Co B. Residence: Paint Creek, Allamakee County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Came to America in 1860, to Allamakee County, Iowa. Civil War: Age 19. Enlisted 14 Oct 1861. Mustered 17 Oct 1861. Private. Re-enlisted & re-mustered 5 Jan 1864. Promoted Corporal, 1 Mar 1865. Wounded in his face. Mustered out 20 Jan 1866 Memphis, Tennessee. Post war: Became a farmer in Preston Township, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Married Carrie Storlie (b. Norway) in 1867. They had nine children: Louis, Olaf, Peter, George, Henry A. Clara, Gena, Adolph and Melia. Sources: (ISW-II p485) (History of Fillmore County, p 544) “Larson, Aslak”

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