WI 1st Cav. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 17 Nov 1863 at Portland, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. His name is on a list of drafted men and substitutes. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 202-15)