WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 26. Married. Enlisted for three years on 3 Mar 1862 at Madison, and mustered there the same day. Private. Drummer. Promoted to Principal Musician and transferred to the Regimental Band on 17 Dec 1862 to serve as Drum Major. Later reduced to Musician and sent back to Company B. Served as an escort to the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, on 30 Jun 1863 and 13 Oct 1863. Served on military police duty on 20 Apr 1864. Sick in hospital 2 Jul 1864. Transferred to WI 15th Inf Co H at Lookout Creek on 1 Dec 1864; then to 24th Infantry. Discharged from the service at Huntsville, Alabama, 13 Mar 1865, his term having expired. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-4, 78-1; red book vol 20 p 4, 30) (Buslett p381) (Ulvestad p280) (Ager p291,309) (RWV p808)