MN 2nd Inf Co E. Residence: St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minnesota. Born in Saetersdalen, Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enrolled 5 Jul 1861 and mustered the same day. Private. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863. Promoted to Corporal. Re-enlisted 26 Dec 1863. Discharged from the service with his regiment, 11 Jul 1865. Post war: In 1907, he was living in Grafton, North Dakota. Sources: (MINN p81) (MCIW p684) (Ulvestad p264)