MN 10th Inf Co E. Residence: Faribault, Rice County, Minnesota. Born 29 Jul 1837 in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled 21 Aug 1862. Mustered 13 Oct 1862. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment. Died 23 Oct 1924 at Aurdal, Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Buried in Kongsburg Cemetery near Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Brother to Torgus Torguson, who served in the same Company. Sources: (MINN p476) (Fergus Falls, Minnesota, Weekly Journal. 23 Apr 1880) (Fergus Falls Daily Journal, 24 Oct 1924 p 2) (Note from Mildred Krayvinkle, Little Falls, Minnesota) (Otter Tail County Historical Society) “Torgerson, Ashley”