WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Coon Valley, Bad Ax County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 46. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 23 Oct 1861 at La Crosse. Enlistment credited to La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Absent without leave on 6 Oct 1861. Detached to the Provost Guard Dec 20 1862, by order of General Davis. Assigned as an escort with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, on 13 Oct 1863. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 28 Nov 1863. Also in Nashville, Tennessee. Left sick in Knoxville, Tennessee, 24 Feb 1864. Sent to Division Hospital 3 May 1864. Mustered out with Company E in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 20 Dec 1864. Post war: Died (before 1907). Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p72) (TAR) (Buslett p476) (Ulvestad p279) (Ager p303) (“Coon Valley”, publ 1928 by Upper Coon Valley Norwegian Lutheran Church, Coon Valley, WI).