MN 7th Inf Co E. Residence: Newburg, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enrolled 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 24 Sep 1862. Private. Wounded in the battle of Tupelo, Mississippi, 13 Jul 1864. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 16 Aug 1865. Post war: A veteran of this name, living in Atwater, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota, was granted a pension of $8 a month because of a gunshot wound to his neck. Sources: (MINN p340) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p150) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)