IL 12th Inf Co I. Born in Sweden. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Hazel eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 13 Feb 1864 at Princeton, Illinois, and mustered 20 Mar 1864 at Chicago, Illinois. Private. Died of wounds received at Lay’s Ferry on 15 May 1864. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 112)