IL 24th Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 39. Architect. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 8 Jul 1861 at Alton, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant. Promoted from Sergeant in Company I to be Commissary Sergeant on the Regimental Staff. Promoted to Second Lieutenant at Decatur, Alabama, on 1 Mar 1862 and assigned to Company I at Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Promoted to First Lieutennt at Nashville, Tennessee on 15 Dec 1862. Mustered out 6 Aug 1864 at Chicago. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 56, 85).