MN 2nd Inf Co E. Residence: St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minnesota. Born “Bernt Olmanson Kilsti” at Nordalens Prestegjeld, Sondmore, Norway. Civil War: Age 35. Mustered 26 Sep 1861. Private. Re-enlisted 26 Dec 1863. Promoted to Corporal. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 11 Jul 1865. Post war: In 1907, he was living in St. Peter, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p84) (MCIW p134, 684) (Ulvestad p264)