WI 21st Inf Co K. Residence: Manitowoc Rapids, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Married. Age 25. Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Manitowoc. Mustered 5 Sep 1862 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Private. Absent sick in a hospital at Tyner Springs, Tennessee, on 24 Nov 1862. Was moved to a hospital in Nashville, Tennessee on 3 Mar 1863 and was there until May. Discharged from the service for disability on 20 Jun 1863 at Camp Dennison, Ohio. Re-enlisted for three years on 27 Jan 1864 at Manitowoc. Mustered 22 Feb 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Engaged in the Siege of Atlanta in 1864. Took part in the campaign through Georgia and North and South Carolina in 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 70-14, 106-14; red books vol 19, p88; vol 26)