MN 10th Inf Co E. Residence: Bancroft township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enrolled for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Albert Lea, Minnesota. Mustered 13 Oct 1862 at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 19 Aug 1865. Post war: In 1900, he lived in Albert Lea, Minnesota. Died 23 Apr 1918. Buried in East Freeborn Lutheran Cemetery. Sources: (MINN p475) (MCIW p479) (FCHS – Albert Lea GAR)