WI Lt Arty 8th Battery. Residence: Bad Ax, Bad Ax County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 35. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Nov 1861 at Bad Ax and mustered on 10 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at Nashville, Tennessee. Re-mustered there on 25 Jan 1864. Mustered out 10 Aug 1865 per General Order of the War Department. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 239-3; red book vol 5)