MN 3rd Inf Co B. Residence: Afton, Washington County, Minnesota. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 26 Sep 1861. Mustered 7 Nov 1861. Private. Served in both Indian and Civil wars. Re-enlisted 2 Feb 1864. Killed in the battle of Fitzhugh’s Woods, 1 Apr 1864. Sources: (MINN p128) (MCIW p181) (Ulvestad p289)