MN 7th Inf Co E. Residence: Preble, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 31. Enrolled 5 Sep 1864. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Died of heart failure on 3 Mar 1865 at Fort Gaines. His widow, Christine Kopperud, was living in Bratsberg, Fillmore County, in 1890. Sources: (MINN p342) (MCIW p378) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p150)