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1st Minnesota Cavalry "Mounted Rangers"      
Company C
Philander Poor Farrington - Private   
Name: Philander P. Farrington
Company: C
Unit: 1 Minn. Cav. (Mtd. Rangers.)
Rank - Induction: Private
Rank - Discharge: Private
Allegiance: Union
Contact Name:  Fred Rose
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  1/13/2009
Company D
Samuel Holes - Private   
Rank was WAGONER
Mustered in Oct. 16, 1862. Mustered out Nov. 4, 1863.

Immediately following the August 1862 uprising, Samuel Holes helped to design and build a fort in St. Cloud which was given the name 'FORT HOLES'.
Contact Name:  Todd Holes
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  8/20/2008
Company K
Frederick Louis Lacroix - Private   
Served in company K,L; as well as 11th MN Infantry
He was half Dakota Indian
film 546 roll6
Organized at St. Cloud, St. Peters and Fort Snelling, Minn., October 9 to December 30, 1862. Organized for frontier duty against Indians. 1st Battalion engaged in frontier duty until June, 1863. Sibley's Expedition against Indians in Dakota Territory June 16-September 14. Battle of Big Mound, D. T., July 24. Dead Buffalo Lake July 26. Stony Lake July 28. Missouri River July 28-30. 1st Battalion on duty at Fort Ripley, and rest of Regiment at Fort Snelling, Minn., until December, Mustered out October 20 to December 7, 1863.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 31 Enlisted men by disease. Total 37.


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Contact Name:  Karen Mondry-Anderson
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  7/17/2010
Company M
Gunder O. Gunderson - Private   
Gunder O. Gunderson
b. 1838 in ?Royken parish, Buskerud, Norway
Immigrated 4 Aug 1856
d. Unknown

Civil/Indian War Veteran - Minnesota
Private in Co. M, 1st Regiment, Minnesota Mounted Rangers.
Age 23; Mustered In Nov 1, 1862 Mustered Out Dec. 7, 1863.
Listed in Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars 1861-1865 Book. Page:541
Brother of Martin Gunderson. They enlisted and mustered out on the same dates.
Contact Name:  S Glover
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Date Added:  6/21/2006
Company M
Martin Theodore / O. Gunderson - Private   
Martin Theodore 'O.' Gunderson
b. 4 Feb 1846 in Royken parish, Buskerud Co, Norway
Immigrated: 4 Aug 1856
d. 21 May 1920 in Soldier's Home Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota and b. Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis.

Served in the Civil/Indian War 1 Nov 1861 to 7 Dec 1863.
Private in Co. M, 1st Regiment, Minnesota Mounted Rangers.
Listed in Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars 1861-1865 Book, Page 541. Artifacts: sword / photo in uniform
Contact Name:  S Glover
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  6/21/2006
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