Norwegians in the Civil War
LARSON, Lars A.
IL 132nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born 26 Nov 1842 in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 61. Enlisted for 100 days on 22 May 1864 at Chicago. Mustered 1 Jun 1864 at Camp Fry, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 17 Oct 1864 at Chicago. Post war: Died at age 89 on 3 Jan 1932 of cerebral thrombosis at Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Buried in Brandon, South Dakota, Cemetery, lot 10, block 3, grave 1. Sources: (ILSA reel 11 p24) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Minnehaha County) Larson-Harum, Lars