IL 12th Cav Co H. Residence: Manchester, Boone County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 17. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 20 Sep 1864 at Marengo, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Recruit. Private. Transferred to Company H Consolidated. Sources: (ILSA reel 14 p148)