IL 8th Cav Co I. Residence: Blackberry, Kane County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Sep 1861 and mustered 18 Sep 1861 at St. Charles, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 2 Jan 1864. Sources: (ILSA reel 14 p139)