WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Born in Kongsberg, Norway. Came to America at age six. Civil War: Age 30. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 7 Nov 1861 in Jefferson County. Mustered 1 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Absent sick in a field hospital near Murfreesboro, Tennessee, since 21 Mar 1863. Discharged from the service for disability due to sickness on 13 Jun 1863 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Lived at Parkland, Washington. Died at age 90. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20, p16; blue book vol 20, p14) (Buslett p350) (Ager p291) (Ulvestad p282) (Unidentified newspaper obituary) (Meeker)