MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co A. Residence: Spring Grove, Houston County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enrolled 27 Sep 1862. Mustered 9 Oct 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 20 Oct 1863 (or 30 Aug 1863). Sources: (MINN p637) (MCIW p526)