From Froinæs, Sætersdalen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived at Erskine, Minnesota. A veteran named Torkel Torgeson living in Twin Valley, Norman County, Minnesota, in June 1882 was granted a pension of $4 a month because of a gun shot wound to his right thigh. Sources: (Ulvestad p337) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)