SCOTT, Torres T.

IA 10th Inf Co K. Residence: Palestine, Story County, Iowa. Born 15 Oct 1824 at Skarveland, Norway, as Torris Skarveland. Married in May 1847 at Skanevik, Hordeland, to Siri Torresen Storhaug. Civil War: Age 37. Enlisted 1 Oct 1861 at Huxley, Iowa. Mustered 11 Oct 1861. Private. Promoted Corporal. Discharged from the service 4 Mar 1863, Memphis, Tennessee, for disability. Post war: Farmer. Lived in Newark, Kendall County, Illinois. Killed 10 Oct 1899 in an accident involving a runaway team of horses. Buried 23 Oct 1899 at West Lisbon Lutheran Churchyard, Kendall County, stone reads “d. 10 Oct 1889, age 65”. Sources: (ISW-II p256) (Ulvestad p327) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Rootsweb “Veterans of the Civil War Burials in Kendall County”) (Robert L. Hall, Fayetteville, New York) “Scott, Terris”