IA 6th Cav Co I. Born 2 Aug 1845 in Norway. Civil War: Age 17. Entered service on 10 Oct 1862 in Iowa. Private. Discharged 7 Oct 1865 in Iowa. Post war: Died at age 57 on 2 Jun 1902 of cancer at Brandon, South Dakota. Buried in the Brandon Cemetery, lot 8, block 11, grave 2. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Minnehaha County) “Risty, Osten”