WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 26. Enlisted for three years on 20 Dec 1861 at Decorah and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 29 Dec 1861. Private. Died of disease in general hospital at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 20 May 1862. Buried in the Mississippi River National Cemetery at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p86) (Love p1082) (Buslett p501) (DGA) (Ulvestad p275) (Ager p306)