WI 2nd Inf Co I. Residence: Moscow, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 18 May 1861 at Mineral Point, Wisconsin. Mustered 11 Jun 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded and taken prisoner in the Battle at Bull Run on 21 Jul 1861. Transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps on 3 Oct 1863. Discharged 11 Jun 1864, term having expired. Post war: Went to Minnesota and on March 1885 to Ellendale, Dickey County in the Dakota Territory. Sources: (WHS red book vol 8 p168) (1885 Dakota Territory Special Census) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59) (Quiner p442)