MN 2nd Inf Co E. Residence: St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 29. Enrolled 6 Jul 1861. Mustered the same day. Private. Teamster. Wounded at Chickamauga. Re-enlisted 26 Dec 1863. Sergeant. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 11 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p81) (MCIW p134) (Ulvestad p260)