WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Boone County, Illinois. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 3 Jan 1862 in Boone County. Mustered 8 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick in hospital in Bardstown, Kentucky, 8 Dec 1862. Taken prisoner at Battle of Stone’s River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862. Paroled in St Louis in 1863. Sick in Benton Barracks, St Louis, 1 Jun 1863. Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps 1 Sep 1863. Discharged from the service for disability on order from General Rosecrans, 16 Sep 1863. Post war: In 1886, he was living in Ridgeway, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Buried at Lincoln Cemetery, Ridgeway, Iowa. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p14; blue book vol 20 p10) (Buslett p345) (Ulvestad p269) (Ager p291) (Meeker) (XSS Iowa p705) (Naeseth) (Hedberg)