IL 7th Inf Co E. Residence: Atlanta, Logan County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Eyes gray, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Farmer. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 25 Jul 1861 at Mound City, Illinois. Mustered the same day. Private. Died of wounds received in the Battle of Shiloh, 19 Apr 1862. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p25)