IA 32nd Inf Co K. Residence: Story City, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Enlisted 12 Aug 1862. Mustered 3 Sep 1862. Private. Became sick on 6 Jun 1864 after working with a burial detail on an extremely hot day. Died of disease 26 June 1864, in a hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Buried Mississippi River National Cemetery, Memphis, section 2, grave 427. Sources: (ISW-V p55)