MN 2nd Inf Co E. Residence: St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minnesota. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 20. Enrolled on 5 Jul 1861; mustered the same day. Private. Re-enlisted 26 Dec 1863. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 11 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p81) (MCIW p133) (Ulvestad p268)