SD 1st Inf Co B. Residence: Moody County, South Dakota. Born 22 Apr 1876 in Meraker, Norway, son of John M. Carlson and Ganlea. Spanish-American War: Age 22. Entered service on 25 Apr 1898 in South Dakota. Private. Died of typhoid malaria on 28 Aug 1899 on board the boat “Sheridan” leaving Manila taking him home on leave from the Philippines. Buried in East Nidaros Cemetery in Rural Minnehaha County, lot 7, block 1, grave 2. Sources: (Ulvestad p274) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Minnehaha County)