IL 36th Inf Co K. Residence: Laome, Winnebago County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 3 Dec 1863 at Marengo. Mustered there the same day. Private. Transferred to the 36th from the 4th (14th, 74th ?) Illinois Infantry per special order of the Department of Cumberland, Tennessee, dated 20 Jun 1865. Absent sick at the time. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 93)