IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Leeton, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Wagonmaker. Age 43. Married. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’1”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Aug 1862 at Chicago, Illinois. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps, 16 Feb 1864. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p72)