WI 1st Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enlisted for three years on 22 Oct 1861 at Marietta, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 28 Nov 1861. Private. Wounded in the battles of Dug Gap and Chickamauga. Died of wounds at Bridgeport, Alabama, on 24 Sep 1863. Sources: (WHS red book vol 7) (WLCW p3) (Love p 1057) (Kennedy name index, WHS) (Quiner p 434)