Andrew E. Larson
Company C 22nd Infantry
Andrew E. Larson was born in Winthrop, Minnesota in 1873.
He served in the 15th Minnesota
Volunteer Infantry which was raised to fight in the War With
The 15th Minnesota V.I. served in the continental United States between July 1898 and March 1899.
Larson was honorably discharged from Company K of the 15th Minnesota V.I. on March 27, 1899
at Augusta, Georgia.
He enlisted as a Private for a
period of 3 years in Company C of the 22nd Infantry on July 3,
at Minneapolis, Minnesota. His enlistment record indicated that he stood 5 feet 9 ¼ inches tall,
had light brown hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion. His previous occupation was listed as Carpenter.
Corporal Larson died in Hospital No. 3 at Manila, Philippines on July 31, 1901.
His cause of death was Amoebic dysentery.
The body of Andrew E. Larson was
returned to the United States aboard the transport Dix
and arrived in San Francisco,
California on September 5, 1901. His body was shipped to Mrs. Augusta Johnston in Byron, Minnesota.
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