PETERSON, Hendrick

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 42. Enrolled 3 Oct 1861. Mustered 4 Nov 1861. Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant. Discharged from the service on expiration of term, 14 Nov 1864. Hendrick’s son August had enlisted in the MN 4th Inf Co F. When they met at Fort Snelling, Hendrick had August transferred to the 3rd. Post war: Hendrick Peterson died 12 Oct 1870 at age 52 and is buried in West Freeborn Lutheran Cemetery, Freeborn County. Sources: (MINN p136) (MCIW p185) (FCHS-Albert Lea GAR)