WI 2nd Cav Co B. Born 13 Oct 1841 in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Entered service in 1861 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Disabled due to sickness. Discharged at end of war. Post war: Granted a pension of $50 per month. Died at age 85 of Bright’s Disease on 21 Dec 1926 at Sioux City, Iowa. Buried in Hilmoe White River Cemetery, Lyman County, South Dakota, lot 1, block 8, grave 6. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Lyman County)