IL 8th Inf Co B. Residence: Walago, Knox County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 36. Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8’. Enlisted for three years on 22 Jan 1864 at Galesburg, Illinois. Mustered in at Camp Butler on 22 Feb 1864. Private. Transferred with several other soldiers to this regiment from the IL 17th Inf. Discharged for disability on 3 Jun 1865. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p 78)