IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Drammen, Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 22. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Aug 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps on 15 Nov 1863. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p73)