IL 61st Inf Co D. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 44. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for three years on 17 Oct 1864 at Chicago and mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 8 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (ILSA reel 6 p22)