PETERSON, John (Hans)

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co D. Residence: Stearns County, Minnesota. Born in 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. Hans lived in Brooten, Minnesota. Discharged from the service with his company, 4 Nov 1863. Sources: (MINN p648) (MCIW p530) (Ulvestad p322)