IA 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Fayette County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 4 Jan 1864. Mustered 6 Feb 1864. Recruit. Private. While fighting before Atlanta, Georgia, he was caaptured by the enemy on 22 Jul 1864. Was in a prison at Florence, South Carolina, in Nov 1864. Transferred to Co C. Transferred to Iowa 2nd & 3rd Consolidated Inf Reg, Co I. Sources: (ISW-I p430,516) (Decorah Republican, 27 Jul 1865)