SHAGER, Peder P.

MN 10th Inf Co E. Born 1 Jan 1819 in Hadeland, Norway. Came from Iowa in 1857 and settled in Hartland Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Civil War: Enlisted 13 Aug 1862 at age 43. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Served 21 months. Post war: Received a pension in 1882 of $6.00 a month for injury to his abdomen. Died 16 Jan 1905. Buried in Hartland Township Cemetery. Cemetery shows death as 16 Jul 1908. Sources: (Ulvestad p327) (FCHS) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)