WI 24th Inf Co I. Residence: Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Carpenter. Unmarried. Age 19. Blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’11¾”, lanky build. Enlisted for three years on 12 Aug 1862 at Milwaukee and mustered there on 22 Aug 1862. Bonus paid $25. Private. Was in the battles of Perryville and Stone’s River. Wounded and taken prisoner at Stone’s River, 31 Dec 1862. Exchanged. Promoted to Corporal on 4 Jan 1863. Discharged from the service at Annapolis, Maryland, on 18 Mar 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 118-11,14; red book vol 29) (Quiner p 723)