WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Onalaska, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Blue eyes, light hair, sandy complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Feb 1864, at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there 3 Mar 1864. Private. Joined Company E at Knoxville, Tennessee. Promoted to Corporal. Wounded and missing in battle at New Hope Church, Georgia, on 27 May 1864. Found to have been killed. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p72) (TAR) (Buslett p475) (Ulvestad p279) (Ager p303) (Quiner p629)