WI 21st Inf Co B. Residence: Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Shoemaker. Blue eyes, light hair, sandy complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Oshkosh. Mustered there on 6 Sep 1862. Private. Was in the battle of Chaplain Hills on 8 Oct 1862. Was killed in the battle of Resaca, Georgia, 14 My 1864. Sources: (WHS red book vol 26) (Quiner p691)