IA 32nd Inf Co B. Residence: Worth County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted for three years on 22 Aug 1862 at Northwood, Iowa. Mustered at Dubuque, Iowa. Private. Sick in regimental hospital with fever and ague. Took part in several battles. Discharged from the service 24 Aug 1865. Post war: Came to Nunda Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Joined the Albert Lea GAR post. Wife: Mary Olson. 12 children. James was a brother of Soren Sorenson. Sources: (ISW-V p112) (FCHS) “Lahd, Jens Sorenson” “Lah, James” “Sorenson, James”