MN 3rd Inf Co B. Residence: Afton, Washington County, Minnesota. Born in Norway; military records list Sweden. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled 26 Sep 1861. Mustered 7 Nov 1861. Corporal. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Promoted to Sergeant. Discharged from the service 25 Sep 1864 on expiration of term. Sources: (MINN p127) (MCIW p181) (Ulvestad p260)