IL 59th Inf Co K. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Cooper. Age 26. Gray eyes. light hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at Chicago and mustered there the same day. Private. Assigned to the Illinois 89th Regiment and transferred to the 59th. Mustered out 8 Dec 1865 at New Braunfels, Texas. Sources: (ILSA reel 6 p53)