IL 13th Inf Co C. Residence: Enid, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Clerk. Unmarried. Age 32. Hazel eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5¾”. Enlisted for three years on 24 May 1861 at Dixon, Illinois. Mustered the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 1 Dec 1863. Discharged from the service by order of Major General Freemont on Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability, at Rolla, Missouri, 23 Sep 1864. Sources: (ILSA reel one p20)