WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Unmarried. Fisherman. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Dec 1861 at La Crosse. Enlistment credited to Scandinavia, Waupaca County. Mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 20 Dec 1861. Private. Was with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in September and October 1863. Re-enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Strawberry Plains, Tennessee. Re-mustered on 25 Apr 1864 at McDonald’s Station, Tennessee. To have 30-day leave. On leave 5 May 1864. Temporarily assigned to the 24th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 Feb 1865. Transferred to Wisconsin 13th Inf Co I on 10 Jun 1865. Mustered out on 24 Nov 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11,14; red book vol 18 p 174, vol 20 p 128) (Buslett p587) (Ulvestad p278) (Ager p59; p314, e50) (Meeker)