MN 7th Inf Co E. Residence: Preble, Fillmore county, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 24 Sep 1862. Private. Wounded at Tupelo, Mississippi, 14 Jul 1864. Discharged from the service 22 May 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Riceford, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p340) (MCIW p377) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p150)