WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Lodi, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 2 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 13 Feb 1862. Private. Sick in Nashville, Tennessee, 21 Dec 1862. Transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps at Strawberry Plains, Virginia, 25 Mar 1864. Mustered out of Company F, 2nd Regiment, of the Veterans Reserve Corps, at Detroit, Michigan, 5 Sep 1864. Post war: Was a farmer in Bancroft Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota, for many years. Died 24 Dec 1916 “at the state hospital for the insane at Rochester, where he had been confined for some time”. Buried at Central Lutheran Church cemetery. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p114) (Buslett p553) (Ulvestad p269) (Ager p309) (FCHS – GAR post records)