WI 42nd Inf Co D. Residence: Ridgeway, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Pleasant Springs, Dane County. Born in Telemark, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 1 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Sep 1864 at Madison. Bounty $100. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 28 Feb 1865. May have died during the war. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-5,14; red book vol 47) (Ulvestad p270) “Askland, Taige”