IL 17th Inf Co E. Residence: Henderson, Knox Cou nty, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 24. Tinner. Unmarried. Gray eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 6’1”. Enlisted for three years on 21 May 1861 at Peoria, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Transferred to IL 8th Inf Co I. Sources: (ILSA reel two p 20)