WI 10th Inf Co G. Residence: Springfield, Jackson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 42. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years 7 Sep 1861 at Black River Falls, Wisconsin. Mustered 5 Oct 1861 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant on 11 Jan 1863. He was in the battles of Stone’s River and Perryville. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 48-15; red book vol 15)