WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Worth County, Iowa. Born about 1842 in Hallingdal, Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 11 Dec 1861 in Worth County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Sick in Union City 20 Jun 1862; in Iuka, Mississippi, 21 Jun 1862; and in Florence 28 Aug 1862. Assigned to Pioneer Corps in February 1863. Mustered out with K Company on 10 Feb 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Post war: He lived in Albert Lea, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p142) (Buslett p619) (Ager p316) (Ulvestad p269) (FCHS)