MN 1st Reg Hv Arty Co B. Residence: Highland, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born 3 Oct 1834 in Blakjer near Christiania, Norway. Came to America to Illinois in 1854. Moved to Minnesota in 1857. Civil War: Age 36. Married. Enrolled 21 Sep 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. The company served at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Discharged from the service with his company, 17 Jun 1865. Post war: In 1890, he ws living in Highland. He died 14 Mar 1922 at Whalen, Fillmore County. Sources: (MINN p574) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p152) (VGC, Levang’s Weekly, 16 Mar 1922)