IL 55th Inf Co C. Residence: Durand, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Sep 1861. Mustered 31 Oct 1861 at Chicago, Illinois. Private. Mustered out 31 Oct 1864, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ILSA reel 5 p12; reel 47-9 p12)