MN 4th Inf Co A. Residence: Carver, Carver County, Minnesota. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 26 Sep 1861. Mustered 4 Oct 1861. Private. Re-enlisted 7 Mar 1864. Promoted to Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant. Discharged from the service 19 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p176) (MCIW p222) (Ulvestad p259)