IL 42nd Inf Co L. Born 1846 in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Entered service on 5 May 1864 at Billviden, Illinois. Private. Discharged 26 Oct 1865 at Chicago, Illinois. Post war: Received pension of $15 per month. Died at age 83 on 25 Oct 1929 in Hot Springs, South Dakota. Buried in the State Home Cemetery at Hot Springs, lot 12, grave 18. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Fall River County)