MN 2nd Cav Co G. Residence: Linden, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 23 Dec 1863. Mustered 4 Jan 1864. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service for disability 20 Jun 1865. Post war: A veteran by this name, living in Spring Valley, Freeborn County, Minnesota, was granted a pension of $4 a month because of a gun shot wound to his left knee. Pension # 16,114. Sources: (MINN p736) (MCIW p562) (DCHS 1890 Veteran Census card file) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)