IA Northern Border Brigade (State Militia) Co F. [Formed to defend settlers along the state’s northern border from the Sioux. The brigade replaced US Regular troops which were withdrawn from the frontier to fight the confederates.] Residence: Estherville, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted 9 Oct 1862. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out 13 Sep 1863 at Fort Dodge, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-VI cd)