IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Hesper, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 18 Oct 1861. Mustered 5 Nov 1861. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Disability occurred at Freesmore, Macon, Georgia. Discharged from the service 3 Jan 1864 (or 20 Jan 1866). Post war: The 1890 Veterans and Widows Census shows him living at Evansville, Douglas County, Minnesota. Sources: (ISW-II p478) (DCHS 1890 Veterans Census card file) See MO 1st Arty.