WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Boone County, Illinois. Born at Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Age 31. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 16 Oct 1861 in Boone County. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded mortally in the Battle of Stone’s River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862, and sent to Nashville, where he died on 21 Feb 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-3, 77-8; red book vol 20 p16, blue book vol 20 p14) (Buslett p349) (Ager p291) (Ulvestad p277)