IA 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Glenwood Township near Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Enlisted 11 Sep 1862. Mustered 11 Sep 1862. Private. Transferred from Co D into Co C, 3rd Iowa Battalion Veteran Infantry; then into Co I, 2nd & 3rd Veteran Infantry Consolidated. Mustered out 1 Jun 1865, Washington DC, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ISW-I p326,414) (Decorah Republican, 27 Jul 1865) “Estenson, Holder”