IA 9th Inf Co F. Residence: Eldorado, Fayette County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted for three years on 27 Feb 1864. Mustered 27 Feb 1864 at Dubuque, Iowa. Private. Treated for wounds at Marietta, Georgia, late Sep to 1st Oct. Sick in hospital with “bilious fever” Mustered out 18 Jul 1865, Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: Became a farmer in Newry Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Sources: (ISW-II p106) (FCHS Albert Lea GAR)