WI 6th Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Shoemaker. Age 17. Blue eyes, sandy hair, sandy complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Feb 1863 at Mauston, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Mar 1863 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Recruit. Sent to the regiment on 16 Mar 1863. Wounded in the Battle at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1863. Discharged from the service 11 Jun 1864 for disability due to gun shot wounds to both legs. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 27-14; red book vol 11 p192) (Quiner p 463)