MN 9th Inf Co H. Residence: San Francisco, Carver County, Minnesota. Born “Bjorn Aslaksen” at Rauland, Telemark, Norway. Civil War: Age 32. Enrolled 21 Aug 1862. Mustered 27 Oct 1862. Private. Taken prisoner at Guntown. Was prisoner of war in Andersonville, where his health was broken. Discharged from the service per order 14 Jul 1865. Post war: Died in Willmar, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p441) (MCIW p450) (Ulvestad p270)