WI 45th Inf Co C. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Hampdon, Columbia County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Clerk. Age 19. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 14 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 20 Feb 1865 at Madison. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Promoted to First Sergeant on 4 Mar 1865. On 5 Jul 1865, at Nashville, Tennessee, he was discharged from the service as First Sergeant so that he could accept a commission as a Second Lieutenant. He was then assigned to Company E. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-4; red book vol 50)