MN 16th Inf Co H. Residence: Springfield, Clayton County, Iowa. From Aadalen, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for three years on 19 Feb 1862. Private. Sick in Tullahoma, Tennessee; Nashville, Tennessee, and Stevenson, Alabama, for chronic diarrhea and inflammation of the lungs. Discharged from the service at Lookout Mountain, 19 Feb 1865. Post war: Became a farmer in Bancroft township, Freeborn county, Minnesota, after the war. Married Anna Bosbon. Lived in Albert Lea, Minnesota. Became postmaster of Albert Lea. Died 3 Nov 1923, age 82. Buried in East Freeborn Lutheran Cemetery. Sources: (FCHS) (Ulvestad p299)