WI 3rd Inf Co B. Born in Norway. Civil War: Enrolled 20 Aug 1864 at age 17. Private. Discharged 9 Jun 1865. Post war: Came from Wisconsin to Caledonia, Traill County, North Dakota, in June 1871. Sources: (Traill County Veterans Index, 1885 Dakota Territorial Census, p138) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59)