IL 74th Inf Co K. Residence: Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Wagon-maker. Age 42. Married. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Aug 1862 at Rockford and mustered there on 4 Sep 1862. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 30 Jul 1863 at Benton Barracks, Missouri. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p66)