IL 7th Inf Co I. Residence: Springfield, Sagamon County, Illinois. Born in Christiania, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 24. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’½”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Jul 1861 at Mound City, Illinois. Private. Killed 15 Feb 1982 in the Battle of Fort Donelson. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p44)