MN 4th Inf Co K. Residence: Highland, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Substitute. Mustered 15 Dec 1864 (or 15 Aug). Private. Discharged from the service by order 12 Jun 1865; he was absent in hospital at the time. Sources: (MINN p224) (MCIW p240) (History of Fillmore County, vol 1, publ. 1912, p147)