WI 24th Inf Co B. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Sailor. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 21 Aug 1862. Private. Engaged in the battles of Perryville and Stone’s River. Transferred to the Navy on 3 May 1864. Sources: (WHS red book vol 29)