IA 12th Inf Co B. From Holtdaalen, Norway. Came to America in 1857; then 18 years old. Civil War: Private. Captured and taken prisoner at Shiloh, Tennessee, 6 Apr 1862, and died in a prison camp at Macon, Georgia. Sources: (Ulvestad p277) (“Brevet hjem” by Per Jevne. Publ. Adresseavisen, Trondheim, Norway, 1975. p 81.) (Ager p xv) “Eggen, Jens Hanson”