WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born 24 Jan 1833 in Valders, Norway. Civil War: Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, black hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Age 28. Enlisted for three years on 3 Oct 1861 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 12 Dec 1861. Private. Sick 20 and 26 Jul 1862 and in Corinth, Mississippi, on 28 Jul 1862. Disappeared and was classified as “deserter”, but returned and was discharged from the service for disease from a hospital at Cincinnati, Ohio, 25 Sep 1862. Reinstated to Wisconsin 25th Inf Co F, 4 Jan 1864. Wounded near Dallas, Georgia, on 25 May 1864. Transferred to 3rd Infantry, Company F, 10 Jun 1865. Mustered out 18 Jul 1865. Died in Gjerpen, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, on 8 Feb 1891. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p86) (Buslett p502) (Ager p306) (Ulvestad p279) (Quiner p 629) (Hedberg)