WI 2nd Cav Co ?. Born 28 Jul 1840 in Sigdal, Norway. Came to America in 1859. Civil War: Enlisted in 1861. Private. Post war: Became a farmer in Houston County, Minnesota. Elected to State Legislature in 1883. In 1887, became a merchant. Appointed postmaster in Spring Grove, Minnesota, in 1890. Sources: (Ulvestad p321)