IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Newark, Kendall County, Illinois. Born 1 May 1825 in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 21. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 17 Aug 1861 at Northville, Illinois. Mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the service for disability, due to diarrhea, in Feb 1862 at Rolla, Missouri. Died 4 Jul 1890 at Helmer, Illinois. Buried in Helmer Lutheran Churchyard, Kendall County. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 72) (Rootsweb “Veterans of the Civil War Burials in Kendall County”)