MN 1st Inf Co B. Residence: Washington County, Minnesota. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled 29 Apr 1861. Mustered the same day. Private. Wounded in the Battle of Antietam, Maryland, 17 Sep 1862. Discharged from the service for disability 14 Dec 1862. Post war: Granted a pension of $18 a month because of the loss of his left forearm. Sources: (MINN p25) (MCIW p52) (Ulvestad p299) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)