MN 1st Reg Lt Arty 1st Battery. Residence: Sterling, Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 31. Enrolled 4 Mar 1865. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service with the battery on 30 Jun 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Delavan, Blue Earth County. Sources: (MINN p787) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)