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Gunder Salverson Papers, 1891-1909

Collection Overview

Title: Gunder Salverson Papers, 1891-1909

ID: OGLMC/1626

Creator: Salverson, Gunder (1834-1909)

Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 09/16/2013

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Gunder Salverson Papers contain materials regarding his service in the Union Army during the Civil War.  Salverson was a private in Company F, First Battalion of the California Volunteers, also known as the California Mountaineers.  Most of the materials concern Salverson's pension after the war.  Salverson suffered from rheumatism and heart disease. Also included is information related to California infantry units and a certificate of service for a Gunder Gundersen of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry. Additional biographical information on Salverson's family is included.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Source: Sylvia J. Mosher, Fisher, Minnesota

Acquisition Method: Donation; Accession 2013-3226

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Gunder Salverson Papers.  OGLMC 1626, Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Processing Information: Processed by Dawn Cleveland, Special Collections student assistant, in September 2015.

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Pension Papers, 1891-1909Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Regimental Histories of California Infantry UnitsAdd to your cart.
Includes a roster of Company F, First Battalion of Mountaineers
Folder 3: Salverson Family InformationAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Gunder Gundersen - 15th WisconsinAdd to your cart.
Information on Gunder Salverson from Norwegian Immigrants... by Gerhard Naeseth (see Folder 3) suggests he was known as Gunder Gundersen in America and served in the 15th Wisconsin during the Civil War. This is incorrect, however, since Gunder Gundersen was born in 1839 in Rogaland, Norway.