IL 129th Inf Co G. Residence: Esmaw, Livingston County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted 9 Aug 1862 at Pontiac, Illinois, and mustered there on 8 Sep 1862. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 8 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (ILSA reel 11 p55)