MN 12th Inf Co K. Residence: Waseca, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Spanish-American War: Age 23. Enrolled and mustered 21 Jun 1898 at Waseca. Private. In hospital 1 Sep to 4 Sep. On 30-day furlough from 5 Sep. Mustered out 5 Nov 1898 at New Ulm, Minnesota. Sources: (MSAW p187) (Otter Tail County Historical Society)