IL 19th Inf Co H. Residence: Geneseo, Henry County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 26. Saloon keeper. Unmarried. Brown eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Jun 1861 at Moline, Illinois, and mustered 17 Jun 1861 at Chicago, Illinois. Private. Appointed Corporal on 10 Dec 1861 and Sergeant on 5 Mar 1862. Discharged for disability on 16 Oct 1863. Enlisted for three years on 3 Dec 1863 at Chattanooga, Tennessee, and commissioned First Lieutenant by the Governor of Illinois. Mustered out 9 Jun 1864 at Chicago, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 30)