WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: New Hope, Portage County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 19 Nov 1861 at Scandinavia, Wisconsin, and mustered 20 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Died in a hospital at Chattanooga, Tennessee, of disease (bilious fever), 22 Jul 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11,15; red book vol 20 p128) (Ager p313) (Meeker) (Love p1082)