PETERSON, Christian

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co D. Residence: Stearns County, Minnesota. Born 10 Jan 1844 in Grindheim (Moster in Bømlo), Mosteroen, Bergens Diocese, Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enrolled 16 Oct 1862. Mustered 28 Oct 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil Wars. Served with his brothers, Hans (John), Nils and Peter. Died 13 Aug 1863, on a march from Camp Atkinson, Dakota Territory (Griggs County, North Dakota). Sources: (MINN p648) (MCIW p530) (Ulvestad p322) (Find a Grave, database and images ( accessed 22 June 2023), memorial page for Sophius Christian Peterson (10 Jan 1844–13 Aug 1863), Find a Grave Memorial ID 63546860) (email, Roald Sjursen, 20 Jun 2023) “Petersen, Christian” “Peterson, Sophius Christian”