IL 12th Inf Co K. Residence: Leland, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Student. Unmarried. Age 20. Blue eyes, yellow hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Aug 1861. Private. Killed in the Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee, on 6 Apr 1862. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 115)