IA 39th Inf Co I. Residence: Boone County, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted 22 Aug 1862. Mustered 9 Sep 1862. Private. Promoted to Corporal 10 Jan 1864. Taken prisoner on 5 Oct 1864 at Allatoona, Georgia. War Department reports “Mustered out as paroled prisoner on account of muster out of Company, 5 Jum 1865.” Sources: (ISW-V cd p52)