WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Windsor, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Aardal, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Age 25. Laborer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, blond hair, fair skin, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Dec 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Assigned as wagoner with the division supply team. Taken prisoner at La Vergne, Tennessee, 29 Dec 1862. Paroled at St. Louis, 31 Dec 1862. Wounded, shot through his body, at Resaca, Georgia, 14 May 1864, and died at hospital the next day. It was said that he had been in eleven battles and been wounded twice. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p 28) (Buslett p378) (Ager p294) (Love p1081) (Ulvestad p270) (RWV p808)