IL 23rd Inf Co G. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Blacksmith. Age 26. Blue eyes, fair hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 24 Mar 1862 at Chicago and mustered there on 14 May 1862. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 8 Mar 1864 at Greenland, Virginia. Mustered there on 7 Apr 1864. Recruit. Private. Bounty $400. Assigned to Co E Consolidated. Discharged 24 Jul 1865 at Greenland, Virginia, and mustered out 25 Aug 1865 at Chicago. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 37., reel 17 p39)