MN 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Austin, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Spanish-American War: Age 22. Enrolled 29 Apr 1898 at Austin. Mustered 6 May at Camp Ramsey, St. Paul. Corporal. In hospital 21 Aug to 8 Sep 1898. Furloughed 8 Sep to 8 Oct. On furlough with G Company 9 Oct to 21 Oct. Furlough extended to 5 Nov per surgeon’s certificate. Mustered out 5 Nov at New Ulm, Minnesota. Sources: (MSAW p169)