WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Onalaska, La Crosse County (or Ettrick, Trempealeau County), Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 39. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Feb 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to LaCrosse. Mustered at La Crosse the same day. Private. Joined the Company at Knoxville, Tennessee. Promoted to Sergeant. Sent to Division Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, on 8 Jul 1864. Transferred to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee. Temporarily assigned to the Wisconsin 24th Infantry on 13 Feb 1865. Transferred to Company I of the Wisconsin 13th on 10 Jun 1865. Died 15 Oct 1865 in the 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, hospital in San Antonio, Texas, 16 Oct 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 18 p 174; vol 20 p 72) (TAR) (Ager p303) (Buslett p473) (Ulvestad p259) (Meeker)