WI Lt Arty 8th Battery. Residence: Scandinavia, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Lumberman. Unmarried. Blue eyes, auburn hair, fair complexion, 7’¾”. Enlisted for three years on 2 Dec 1861 at Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Mustered 8 Dec 1861 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. In Mar 1864, he was assigned to the Tenth Battery; arrived there on 11 Mar 1864. Said to have been transferred to Marine Service. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 239-8; 241-11; red book vol 5)