MN 5th Inf Co A. Residence: Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Gudbrandsdalen, Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Enrolled 25 Jan 1862. Mustered 24 Mar 1862. Private. Re-enlisted as a veteran, 13 Feb 1864. Promoted to Corporal. Discharged from the service with his regiment 6 Sep 1865. Post war: Lived in Maynard, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p233) (MCIW p283) (Ulvestad p278)