MN Indian War: “Citizen Soldiers engaged in the Sioux Indian war of 1862”. 1st Regiment Minnesota Mounted Volunteers, organized at South Bend, Minnesota, during the latter part of September and the early part of October, 1862, to serve three months or during the Indian War. Private. Sources: (MCIW p816) (Ulvestad p320) (Letter to Minneapolis Norwegian Language Newspaper, 1892, signed A.K.Brenden, Bend OR).