LARSON, Gilbert

WI 20th Inf Co G. Residence: Sumner, Wisconsin. Born “Gulbrand Larsen Skaarstad”, son of Lars Larsen and Sophie Syversdatter of East Skaarstadeie. Came to America from Vardal, Norway, in 1861. Civil War: Age 32. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 5 Aug 1862 at Sumner. Mustered 18 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 14 Jul 1865. Post war: Moved to Union County, South Dakota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 101-9; red book vol 25) (Oudenstad p388) (email, Marian Aaker aakerhus@earthlink.net)

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