WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Civil War: Age 17. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 25 Dec 1861 at Decorah and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 29 Dec 1861. Private. Sick in Cowan, Tennessee, 17 Aug 1863. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 28 Nov 1863. Transferred to 68th Indiana, 31 Jan 1864, returned 1 Apr 1864. Seriously wounded in the left shoulder at Kenesaw Mountain, Georgia, on 22 Jun 1864. Taken to Harvey Hospital, Madison. Mustered out from Harvey hospital in Madison on 20 Dec 1864, expiration of term of service. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-8, 77-2; red book vol 20 p86) (Buslett p498) (Ulvestad p268) (Ager p306) (DGA)