IL 9th Cav Co B. Residence: Rockton, Winnebago County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Merchant. Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’1”. Enlisted for one year on 26 Dec 1864 at Chicago as a substitute for Joseph W. Sterritt, and he was mustered there that same day. Private. Recruit. Mustered out with Company D of the Illinois 45th Infantry Regiment. Sources: (ILSA reel 14 p13)