PETERSON, John (Hans)

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co D. Residence: Stearns County, Minnesota. Born 11 Oct 1838 in Grindheim (Moster in Bømlo), Mosteroen, Bergens Diocese, Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enrolled 16 Oct 1862. Mustered 28 Oct 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil Wars. Served in the 1st Minnesota Cavalry with his brothers, Nils, Peter and Christian. Discharged from the service with his company, 4 Nov 1863. Post war: Hans lived in Brooten, Minnesota. Died 25 Aug 1933 in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p648) (MCIW p530) (Ulvestad p322) (Find a Grave, database and images ( accessed 22 June 2023), memorial page for Hans Sem Peterson (11 Oct 1838–25 Aug 1933), Find a Grave Memorial ID 40874071) (email, Roald Sjursen, 20 Jun 2023) “Petersen, Hans” “Peterson, Hans”