WI 3rd Inf Co H. Residence: Fayette, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, medium complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for three years on 2 Jun 1861 at Darlington, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service 10 Jul 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin, by reason of an accidental gun shot wound to his hand. Record entry of 30 Sep 1887 indicates this soldier died on 10 July 1862 at Madison “by reason of gunshot wound of left hand). Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p154)