CO 1st Cav Co D. From Hallingdal, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted in the fall of 1862 at age 27. Private. Post war: Came to Traill County, Dakota Territory, from Iowa in March, 1878. Lived at Climax, Minnesota. Sources: (Traill County Veterans Index, 1885 Dakota Territorial Census, p138) (Ulvestad p324) “Rauk, Benedict”.