IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Newark, Kendall County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 16 Aug 1861 at Newark. Mustered on 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Mustered out 8 Oct 1864 at Springfield, Illinois, due to expiration of his term of service. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 71)