IL 74th Inf Co G. Residence: Howard, Winnebago County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Aug 1862 at Durand, Illinois. Mustered 4 Sep 1862 at Rockford, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the service 1 Sep 1864 by order of the War Department. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p59)