WI 16th Inf Co C. Residence: Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 41. Shoemaker. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 7 Oct 1861 at Beaver Dam and mustered on 11 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the battle of Shiloh 6 & 7 Apr 1862. Discharged from the service for physical disability on 14 Jul 1862 at Madison by order of Major Smith. Sources: (WHS red book vol 21 p50)