IL 1st Lt Arty Battery F. Residence: Dixon, Lee County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 44. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Nov 1861 at Dixon. Mustered 25 Feb 1862. Private. Transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps. Sources: (ILSA reel 16 p58)