IL 91st Inf Co E. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born 27 Dec 1835 in Norway. Came to Kendall County in 1857. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Brown eyes, blond hair, dark complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Lisbon. Mustered 8 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 12 Jul 1865 at Mobile, Alabama. After the war, he lived in Grundy County. Died there in 1909. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p17) Great Grandson Larry Mews