LARSON, Mathias

DT 1st Cav Battalion Co B. Born 11 May 1834 at Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Entered service on 18 Sep 1862 at Brule Creek, Dakota Territory. Private. Took part in fighting Indians in Dakota. Discharged Jul 1865 at Yankton, South Dakota. Post war: Died of asthma at age 73 on 30 Jan 1908 at Mission Hill, South Dakota. Buried in Vangen Lutheran Cemetery, at Mission Hill, lot 2, block 51, grave 3. Sources: (Index of Compiled Service Records, North Dakota Archives, roll 6099) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Yankton County)