WI 15th Inf Co F. Born in 1822 in Norway. Civil War: Age 39. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Entered service 18 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged 27 May 1864. Post war: Lived at Sherman, South Dakota. Died on 29 Jan 1908 at age 85 in Garretson, South Dakota. Buried in Rosendal Lutheran Cemetery at Garretson, lot 4, block 1, grave 2. Sources: (Ulvestad p274) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Minnehaha County) (Certificate of Service from the State of Wisconsin, signed by the Adjutant General on 30 Apr 1941.)