IA 18th Inf Co A. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway in 1842. Civil War: Private. Post war: Came to Freeman township, Freeborn County, Minnesota in 1871. Wife died in 1873. In 1918 he was living with a son in St. Louis County, Minnesota. Died 1920. Sources: (FCHS) (“Winneshiek County Volunteers”, Decorah Public Opinion, Tue., 18 Apr 1939 p2)