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Eric Bergland
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Birth name Erik Andersson Berglund
Born (1844-04-21)April 21, 1844
Alfta, Sweden
Died November 3, 1918(1918-11-03) (aged 74)
Baltimore, Maryland
Place of burial
Green Mount Cemetery
Allegiance United States
Union
Service/branch Union Army
United States Army
Years of service 1861–1896
Rank Major
Unit 57th Illinois Vols. Inf.
5th U.S. Artillery
Corps of Engineers
Battles/wars American Civil War
Battle of Fort Donelson
Battle of Shiloh
Siege of Corinth
Second Battle of Corinth
Battle of Resaca
Spouse(s) Lucy Scott McFarland Bergland

Eric Bergland (April 21, 1844 – November 3, 1918) was a Swedish-born American military officer. The son of religious refugees that brought him from Sweden to the United States, he fought in the American Civil War as a volunteer officer, graduated from West Point at the top of his class, served his adopted country with distinction as an officer of the regular army, a professor of his Alma Mater, and a Western explorer, and married a cousin of the wife of president Rutherford B. Hayes.

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