WI 3rd Inf Co. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Blue eyes, Light hair. Light complexion. 5’ 4 ½”. Farmer. Enrolled as a substitute for Orlando Crosby, Clinton, Rock County, Wisconsin, on 20 Aug 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, for three years, and mustered the same day. Private. Sent to the Wisconsin 15th and transferred to the Wisconsin 3rd. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 11; 12-7; 19)