WI 6th Inf Co B. Residence: Portland, Monroe County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 40. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 10 Nov 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Joined Company B on 17 Dec 1864. Took part in the Battle of Hatcher’s Run, Virginia, 6-7 Feb 1865. Absent sick 13 Apr 1865. Discharged from the service at Washington DC on 16 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 27-14; red book vol 11 p44) (Larsen)