IA 38th Inf Co D. Born 1847 at Bergenskanten, Norway. Civil War: Age 16. Enrolled 1863 at Dubuque, Iowa. Private. Discharged from the service 1865. Post war: After the war, lived in Platte, South Dakota. Married Elizabeth Anderson. Pension of $12 per month. Claim number 968993. Died 16 Jun 1917 at Platte, age 70. Three children surviving. Buried in Platte City Cemetery. Sources: (Ulvestad p268) (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Charles Mix County)