IL 42nd Inf Co I. Born 29 Nov 1841 in Sweden. Civil War: Age 20. Entered service in Jul 1861 in Illinois. Wounded in the battles of Stone’s River and of Resaca, Georgia. Lieutenant. Discharged Jan 1866. Post war: Died at age 76 on 26 Dec 1917 in East Sioux Falls, South Dakota, of pyelonephasos. Buried in North Beaver Valley Cemetery in Valley Springs Township, section D, lot 9, block 3, grave 1. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Minnehaha County)