MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Red Wing, Goodhue County. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 26. Enrolled 3 Oct 1861. Mustered 4 Nov 1861. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Designated Sergeant, Oct 1861. Re-enlisted 2 Feb 1864. Promoted to First Lieutenant, Company I, 28 Jul 1865. Mustered out 2 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p136) (MCIW p185, 193) (Ulvestad p258)