MN Lt Arty 3rd Battery. Residence Berlin, Steele County, Minnesota. From Christiania [Oslo], Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 12 Mar 1863. Mustered 1 May 1863. Private. Corporal. Wounded in Battle of Savage’s Station, Virginia (29 Jun 1862). Promoted to Sergeant. Discharged from the service with the battery on 26 Feb 1866. Post war: Lived in Olmstead County, Minnesota, as W. A. Eckholdt. Sources: (MINN p800) (MCIW p678) (Ulvestad p262) “Eckhaldt, Walftin A.”.