TOFTNER, Gulbrand

MN Lt Arty 2nd Battery. Residence: Winona County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Married Hilda Camilla Sollner 6 Mar 1860 Oslo, Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Married. Enrolled 21 Feb 1862. Mustered date same as enlist at Fort Snelling. Private. Discharged from the service to accept a commission in the U. S. Colored Infantry. Rank change 1 Nov 1863 to 2nd Lieutenant. He was trampled by a horse in Jul 1862 and died Jun 1863 from complications of injury. Sources: (MINN p795) (Norway, Select Marriages, 1660-1926) (U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865) (MN, Civil War Records, 1861-1865) (email, Judy Selby, 3 Jan 2017)