TERGERSON, Thomas

TX 11th Inf Co E. CSA. Born “Terje Aslaksen Hastvedt” on 5 Dec 1842 at Bes, Emli, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for one years on 8 Feb 1862 at Canton, Texas. Private. From 24 Jun to 14 Jul 1862 he was absent on a detail to procure arms. From 19 Jul through Nov 1862, he was assigned to work as a hospital steward in the Confededrate General Hospital in Tyler, Texas. Promoted to Corporal 12 Feb 1863. Post war: Died on 22 Feb 1893 in Brownsboro, Henderson County, Texas. Sources: (“Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces” by C.A.Clausen & Derwood Johnson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, volume 25, Northfield, Minnesota. p115) (www.borgerkrigen.info) “Targarson, Thomas”

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