MN 2nd Inf Co E. Residence: Winona, Winona County, Minnesota. Born 24 Apr 1840 in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Drummer. Enlisted 22 May 1861 in Wisconsin. Re-enlisted at Age 24 as a substitute. Mustered 12 Oct 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 11 Jul 1865. Post war: Died on 1 Jan 1927 at Los Angeles, California, age 86. Buried in the Yankton, South Dakota, cemetery, lot 3, block 374, grave 2. Sources: (MINN p84) (MCIW p134) (Ulvestad p294)