WI 3rd Inf Co B. Residence: Independence, Wisconsin. Born 16 May 1847 in Valders, Norway. Came to America in 1849 with his parents, settling in Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Farmer. Age 17. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 6’. Substitute. Enlisted for one year on 5 Oct 1864. Enlistment credited to Moscow, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the campaigns to Savannah and Goldsboro. Said to have taken part in the Grand review in Washington, D.C. on 24 May 1865. Discharged at Louisville, Kentucky, 18 Jul 1865. Post war: Married Hattie Hanson on 27 Dec 1872. Married Carrie Garthus on 25 Apr 1891. Died 27 Dec 1920 at Pigeon, ?. Sources: (WHS red book v.9 p42) (Ulvestad p267) Cindy Anderson (Internet note under “Oppland”) (Email, grandson Adrian Hagen