IL 91st Inf Co E. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born 1839 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Hazel eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Jul 1862 at Lisbon. Mustered 8 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 12 Jul 1865 at Mobile, Alabama. Post war: Died 4 Nov 1918 in Newark, Illinois. Buried 6 Nov 1918 in Helmer Lutheran Churchyard. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 pg16) (Rootsweb “Veterans of the Civil War Burials in Kendall County”)