IL 17th Inf Co E. Residence: Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 25. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 25 May 1861 at Peoria, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged 16 May 1862 due to chronic diarrhea. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 20)