WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Neshonoc, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Farmer. Blue eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Recruit. Joined the Company at Knoxville, Tennessee. Sent to Division hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, 8 Jul 1864. Sent from there to a hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Transferred to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee, 20 Dec 1864. Transferred to Company I of 13th Infantry, 18 Jun 1865. He was still sick when he was mustered out. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 20 p72) (Buslett p471) (TAR) (Ager p279, photo; p303)