WI 26th Inf Co F. Residence: Rockland, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Augenshallen (?), Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 31. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Mustered 16 Jan 1864 at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $300. Private. Recruit. Joined his company encamped near Washington, D.C. Arrived in South Carolina on 18 Jun 1865. Was in the campaign from Atlanta to Raleigh. Transferred to WI 3rd Inf Co F. Mustered out at Louisville, Kentucky, 18 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 126-15; red book vol 9, p128; vol 31)