WI 17th Inf Co C. Born 12 Dec 1830 at Lillihaven, Norway. Civil War: Age 33. Enlisted in 1864. Private. Discharged 1865. Post war: Lived in Brookings, South Dakota. Died of senility at age 90 on 27 Jan 1920 in Brookings, and is buried in the Lutheran Cemetery there. Sources: (Ulvestad p330) (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Brookings County)