WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Halfway Creek, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 29. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’9¾”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Aug 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 28 Aug 1862. Bounty $100. Private. Served as an escort with the provisional transport from Stevenson, Alabama, on 13 Oct 1863. Transferred to Company H on 1 Dec 1864, and to 24th Infantry on 13 Feb 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-15; red book vol 20 p 30) (Buslett p379) (Ager p294) (RWV p808)