WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Arendahl, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Wagon maker. Age 23. Unmarried. Brown eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Dec 1861 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered 20 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal, 2 Sep 1862, by order of Col. H. C. Heg. Sick in Chattanooga 1 Nov 1863. Died of chronic diarrhea in U.S. General hospital No.19 in Nashville, Tennessee, on 29 Jan 1864. Buried in Nashville Cemetery; section E, grave 1430. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p72) (TAR) (Buslett p475) (Ager p303)