MN 9th Inf Co H. Residence: Carver, Carver County, Minnesota. Born in Grue, Solor, Norway. Civil War: Age not shown. Enrolled 20 Aug 1862. Mustered 27 Oct 1862. Private. Became a Corporal. Discharged from the Regiment to accept a commission in the US Colored Infantry. Was in the battle at Guntown, Mississippi. Promoted to Captain, later to Major. Post war: Lived in California. Sources: (MINN p442) (MCIW p451) (Ulvestad p253)