IA 21st Inf Co I. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Married in 1863 to Betsey Johnston. Civil War: Age 35. Enlisted 19 Feb 1864. Mustered 19 Feb 1864. Private. Transferred to IA 34th & 38th Infantry Consolidated, Unassigned, on 12 Jul 1865. Mustered out 15 Aug 1865, Houston, Texas. Sources: (ISW-III p502, ISW-V p501) (Winneshiek County Marriage Records)