WI 1st Reg Lt Arty 1st Battery. Residence: Jackson, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 27. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Enlistment credited to Trempealeau, Trempealeau County. Recruit. Private. Joined this battery on 16 Dec 1864 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Discharged from the service with his Battery on 26 Jun 1865 at Baton Rouge. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 230-1,7,8; red book vol 5)