WI 1st Reg Arty, 1st Battery. Residence: Upper Coon Valley, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born 14 Feb 1837 at Birid, Norway. Came to America in 1847. Civil War: Enlisted. Private. Post war: Married 1865 to Bertha Olson. Died 22 Apr 1911. Sources: (“Coon Valley”, publ 1928 by Upper Coon Valley Norwegian Lutheran Church, Coon Valley, WI) (WV p16), Cindi Anderson,