CT 17th Inf Co H. Born 1836 in Sweden. Civil War: Age 26. Entered service on 19 Aug 1862 at New Canaan, Connecticut. Private. Discharged 19 Jul 1865 at New Haven, Connecticut. Granted pension of $20 per month. Died at age 76 on 15 Dec 1912 at the State Home hospital in Hot Springs, South Dakota. Death due to paralysis. Buried in the State Home Cemetery, lot 19, grave 21. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Fall River County)