IA 38th Inf Co D. Residence: Ossian, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 22 Aug 1862 as Drummer. Mustered 27 Sep 1862. Reduced to ranks at his own request. Discharged from the service for disability 27 Mar 1863, at St. Louis, Missouri. Sources: (ISW-V p897)