IL 45th Co D. Born in Norway. Civil War: Mechanic. Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’1”. Enrolled for one year on 26 Sep 1864 at Marengo, Illinois, as a substitute for Joseph Merritt of Rockton, Illinois. Mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 3 Jun 1865 at Washington, D.C. “Never joined the company.” Sources: (ILSA reel 4 p24)