WI 1st Inf Co B. Residence: Oconomowoc, Waukesha, Wisconsin. Born in Croeger, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 23. Gray eyes, auburn hair, sandy complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered 8 Oct 1861. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran for three years on 18 Dec 1863 at Chattanooga, Tennessee, and re-mustered there the same day. Bounty $400. Transferred to WI 21st Inf Co H in Sep 1864. Transferred from there to WI 3rd Inf Co H on 8 Jun 1865. Mustered out 18 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 2; 12-7; 106-15. red books vol 7; vol 9, p154; vol 26; blue book 49)