MN 7th Inf Co E. Residence: Newburg, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Enrolled 21 Aug 1862. Mustered 24 Sep 1862. Private. Transferred to Veterans Reserve Corps on 1 Nov 1863. Post war: Lived for a time in Fillmore County, and moved from there to Kandiyohi County, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p341) (MCIW p378) (Ulvestad p298) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p150)