IL 53rd Inf Co M. Born in Norway. Civil War: Died at age 73 on 14 Apr 1911. Buried in Trinity Cemetery at Letcher, South Dakota, lot 51, grave 1. Adjutant General at Springfield, Illinois, stated he has no record for a soldier by this name nor an “M” company in neither the 53rd Inf nor the 153rd Inf. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Sanborn County)