WI 42nd Inf Co I. Residence: Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Christiansand, Norway. Brother of Union soldiers Christian and Tory Anderson. Civil War: Carpenter. Age 34. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 30 Aug 1864 at Dodgeville. Mustered 9 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Detailed to build barracks and stables at Camp Randall. Mustered out 20 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 176-10,12,13; red book vol 47) (Letter, Great nephew Maurice Ranum, Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin)