IL 147th Inf Co G. Born 1847 in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Entered service on 8 Feb 1865 in Illinois. Private. Discharged 8 Feb 1866. Post war: Moved to Mitchell, South Dakota. Died of paralysis on 12 Sep 1915 at age 68 and is buried in Graceland Cemetery, Mitchell; 1st addition, block 10, lot E, grave 1. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Davison County)