WI 1st Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted for three years on 5 Sep 1861 at Burlington, Wisconsin. Mustered 9 Oct 1861 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded. Mustered out at Milwaukee on 13 Oct 1864, expiration of term of service. Post war: Shown in 1895 and 1905 censuses as living in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. He died in 1919 and is buried in Brooks Cemetery at Vinland, Winnebago County. Sources: (WHS red book v.7) (Walk) (“Civil War Veterans of Winnebago County, Wisconsin” by David A. Langkau)