MN 1st Reg Hvy Arty Co C. Residence not shown. Born in Føgn prestegjeld, Stavanger, Norway. Came to America about 1855. Married in 1859 at Fayette County, Iowa, to Karine Gjesfjeld. Civil War: Age 26. Enrolled 17 Oct 1864. Mustered 18 Oct 1864. Private. Transferred to Co D on 7 Jul 1865. Discharged from the service with D Company, 27 Sep 1865. Post war: Settled near Newry. Later moved to Moscow. Died 5 June, 19??, aged nearly 88. Sources: (MINN p581,586) (MCIW p620,623) (Obituary,, paper and date missing; item supplied by Scarlett Glover, Olympia, WA) “Thompson, Halvor” “Torkjellson, Halver” “Langeland, Halver”