WI 47th Inf Co A. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Elk Grove, Lafayette County. Born 23 Jul 1823 in Norway. Married to Anna. One son. Listed in the 1850 Census as living in Clayton, Winnebago County. Civil War: Age 43. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 10 Feb 1865 at Dale, Wisconsin, and mustered 21 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged 4 Sep 1865. Post war: Farmer near Winchester. Died 17 Feb 1901. Buried Grace Lutheran Cemetery, Winchester. Sources: (WHS red book vol 52) (“Civil War Veterans of Winnebago County, Wisconsin” by David A. Langkau)