WI 7th Inf Co K. Residence: Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4½”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1861 at Beloit. Mustered 2 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the battles of Gainesville and the second Bull Run. Severely wounded in the Battle of Bull Run, Virginia, 30 Aug 1862. Discharged from the service 1 Sep 1864. Sources: (WHS red book vol 12 p164)