Salverson, Gunder

CA 1st Co F. Residence: Fort Jones, Siskiyou County, California. Born 6 Sep 1834 in Norway, son of Salve Gundersen Flateland “Såve Gunnarsson” and Thorbjør Olsdatter Hægland “Torbjørg”. He came with his parents and siblings from Aust-Agder, Norway to the U.S. on the “Palestine”, which arrived in New York on 5 Oct 1846. They came to Ixonia Township, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 29. Unmarried. Enlisted on 7 Oct 1863 at Fort Jones, California. Mustered into Company F, 1st Battalion, California Mountaineers on 19 Feb 1864. Private. Mustered out at Camp Lincoln, California on 9 Jun 1865. Post war: Lived in Fort Jones, California. Naturalized 15 May 1867. He was admitted to the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers at Sawtelle, California on 23 Mar 1907. He was discharged from the Soldiers’ Home at his own request on 2 Mar 1908, and went to Bygland, Minnesota. He died there on 20 Feb 1909. Buried in Bygland Lutheran Cemetery. Sources: (Ancestry.com. New York, U.S., Arriving Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.) (U.S., National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938 Register of Members, 1888-1933, Entries 7500-8999) (Naeseth p291) (Ryningen, Alfred: Valle Kommune VI) (Find A Grave (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/39253932/gunder-salverson, Memorial ID 39253932) (email, Michael Swanson, 6 Jan 2016) “Gunder Salvesen Flateland” “Gunnar”

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