IL 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Tailor. Married. Age 40. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 24 May 1861 at Freeport, Illinois. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service for disability due to consumption on 11 Aug 1872 at Chicago, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p22)