WI 53rd Inf Co D. Residence: Barre, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 35. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 16 Mar 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On 10 Jun 1865, at Pleasant Hill, Missouri, he and his company were merged into the WI 51st. Mustered out from Post Hospital at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, on 25 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 198-13; 201-5,13)