WI 8th Inf Co I. Residence: Jackson, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Married. Blue eyes, light brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 2 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Mustered the same day. Private. Recruit. Was in action at Nashville, Tennessee, 15 & 16 Dec 1864, and in the siege of Spanish Fort, Alabama. Mustered out at Montgomery, Alabama, 18 Aug 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 39-13; red book vol 13 p 162)