MN 7th Inf Co E. Residence: Choice, Minnesota. From Rannestad, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted 1862. Private. Served in both Indian and Civil wars. Wounded 16 Apr 1863 by Indian attack at South Branch, an arrow through his thigh. Discharged 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Highland, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p288) (e-mail Bruce Larson, Minneapolis, Minnesota) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)