IL 89th Inf Co K. Residence: Leland, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at Chicago and mustered there the same day. Recruit. Private. Transferred to the Illinois 59th Infantry. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p43)