WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Freeborn County, Minnesota. Wife Anna. Son Hans. Civil War: Age 29. Married. Enlisted for three years on 30 Nov 1861 in Freeborn County, Minnesota, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Designated Sergeant on 1 Feb 1862. Became unfit for service and was discharged from the service for disease at Jacinto, Mississippi, 22 Jul 1862. Post war: In 1886, he was living in Lake Mills, Iowa. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p140) (Buslett p622) (Ager p317) (Meeker) (XSS Iowa p705) (Ulvestad p260)