MN 2nd Inf Co E. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enrolled 5 Jul 1861. Mustered the same day. Private. Deserted from Fort Ridgely, 28 Sep 1861. In October 1866, a man by this name, living in Tyndall, Bon Homme County, Dakota Territory, was granted a pension of $4 a month because of an injury to his abdomen. Sources: (MINN p83) (MCIW p135) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Dakota Territory”, publ by Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, p 25)