WI 16th Inf Co H. Residence: Scandinavia, Portage County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Farmer. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8¼”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Oct 1861 at Iola, Wisconsin. Mustered 8 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Transferred to Company I. Took part in the battle of Shiloh, 6 Apr 1862. Also at Corinth, Mississippi, 3 & 4 Oct 1862. Discharged from the service on 19 Dec 1864 at Savannah, Georgia, expiration of his term of service. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 80-10; red book vol 21 p186) (RWV2 p27)