IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Shoemaker. Age 33. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Aug 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps. Mustered out 5 Aug 1865 at Harrisburg. Post war: Buried in Springfield, South Dakota, lot 1 block 13 grave 2. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p73) (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Bon Homme County)