IL 31st Inf Co I. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 24. Laborer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6½” Enlisted for three years as a substitute for Robert Hall on 31 Dec 1864 at Mt. Sterling, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. He never reported and no discharge given at muster out of this company. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 56)