MN 10th Inf Co E. Residence: Bancroft Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer and carpenter. Age 30. Enrolled 21 Aug 1862. Mustered 13 Oct 1862. Private. Discharged from the service for disability, 20 Jan 1865. Post war: Died 16 Nov 1886. Buried in West Freeborn church cemetery beside his brother, Hendrick. Sources: (MINN p476) (MCIW p479) (FCHS)