DT 1st Cav Co A. Born 12 Mar 1846 in Norway. Indian War: Age 16. Enrolled 20 Oct 1862 at Vermillion, Dakota Territory. Private. Served in the Sioux campaigns. Discharged from the service 25 Dec 1865 at Vermillion. Post war: Died 12 Aug 1919 of paralysis at age 73 at Vermillion. Buried there in Clay Creek Cemetery. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Clay County)