SD 1st Inf. Born in Sweden 23 Jan 1873, a son of John Peterson and Christina. Philippines War: Age 25. Enlisted 25 Apr 1898 at Watertown, South Dakota. Later, he transferred to MN 8th Inf Co H. Fatally wounded on 21 Nov 1901. Buried in Graceland Cemetery, Mitchell, South Dakota, 1st addition, block 12, lot 2, grave 6. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Davison County)