MN 2nd Cav Co D. Residence: Spring Grove, Houston County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enrolled 4 Jan 1864. Mustered 13 Jan 1864. Recruit. Private. Fought in Civil and Indian wars. Discharged from the service with his company on 2 Dec 1865. Post war: Died 17 Jul 1905 at Canby, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p724) (MCIW p557) (MCIW Index p8)