IA 27th Inf Co B. Residence: Dorchester, Allamakee County, Iowa. Born 4 Apr 1839 in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted 14 Aug 1862. Mustered 1 Sep 1862. Private. Was in the battles of Nashville, Mobile and Pleasant Hill. Mustered out 8 Aug 1865, Clinton, Iowa. Post war: Married Marith. Lived at Vermillion, South Dakota. Died 21 Sep 1919 at age 80 and is buried in Clay Creek Cemetery, Vermillion. Sources: (ISW-III p1130) (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Clay County)