MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 3 Oct 1861. Mustered 4 Oct 1861. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Re-enlisted 3 Feb 1864. Promoted to Corporal. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 9 Feb 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Solem Township, Douglas County, Minnesota. Sources: (MCIW p184) (MINN p137) (DCHS) (Ulvestad p262)