WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Ringerike, Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 22 Jan 1862 in Fillmore County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Left behind sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10 in June, and in Iuka, Mississippi, in August. Died of disease at a hospital in Jackson, Mississippi [Tennessee?], 26 Sep 1862. Buried in National Cemetery at Corinth, Mississippi. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-12, 77-8, 259-8; red book vol 20 p142) (Buslett p622) (Ager p317) (Ulvestad p279)