US 16th Inf, 2nd Battalion, Co A. Born 13 Feb 1842 in Opdal, Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Entered service on 12 Mar 1862. Private. Discharged 12 Mar 1865 at Lookout Mountain, Vermont. Post war: Died at Carthage, South Dakota, on 1 Aug 1917 and is buried in the Norwegian Lutheran Cemetery there, block F, lot 2, grave 4. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Miner County) (Ulvestad p285)