WI 16th Inf Co G. Residence: Vermont Township, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in 1837 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’3”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 19 Sep 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out 5 Jun 1865. Post war: After the war, he went to Kensett, Worth County, Iowa. In 1902, he moved to Ransom County, North Dakota. Also owned property in Clay County, Minnesota. Died at age of 80 at Lisbon, North Dakota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 80-18) (Mitchell, Worth County, Iowa, History, publ. c1918.)