MN 5th Inf Co A. Residence: Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age not shown. Enrolled 1 Jan 1862. Mustered 24 Mar 1862. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran on 11 Mar 1864. Promoted to Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 6 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p233) (MCIW p283)