WI 7th Inf Co K. Born in Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 21. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the next day. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 30 Jun 1862. Sources: (WHS red book vol 12 p160)