DT 1st Cav Co A. Born 1841 in Urskougs Prestegjeld, Norway. Indian War: Age 20. Enlisted 15 Dec 1861 at Vermillion, South Dakota. Private. Discharged from the service 1865. Post war: Lived in Vermillion, South Dakota, after the war. Member of GAR Miner Post in Vermillion. Died of senility in 1919 at age 78 and is buried in Bluff View Cemetery, Vermillion. Sources: (Ulvestad p267) (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Clay County) (Index of Compiled Service Records, North Dakota Archives, roll 6099)