IA 16th Inf Co H. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 35. Enlisted 21 Dec 1863. Mustered 28 Jan 1864. Private. Missing in action and captured 22 Jul 1864, Atlanta, Georgia. Died while a prisoner of war on 30 Sep 1864 in Andersonville Prison, Georgia. Buried in National Cemetery, Andersonville, grave 10048. Sources: (ISW-II p1188) “Torkelson, Neil”