IA 27th Inf Co B. Residence: Lansing, Iowa. Born in Voss, Norway. Civil War: Age 16. Enlisted in June 1862. Private. Re-enlisted 13 Oct 1864 and re-mustered 23 Oct 1864. Transferred to IA 12th Inf Co B, 13 Jul 1865. Was a prisoner in Andersonville, Georgia. Mustered out 24 Nov 1865, Mobile, Alabama. Post war: He moved from Iowa to Mayville, Traill County, North Dakota, in May 1879. Sources: (ISW-II p419; ISW-III p1130) (Ulvestad p268) (Traill County Veterans Index, 1885 Dakota Territory Census) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59)