WI 53rd Inf Co B. Residence: Jackson, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 17 Mar 1865 at La Crosse. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On 10 Jun 1865 at Pleasant Hill, Missouri, all members of the Wisconsin 53rd were transferred into the 51st. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 198-13; 201-2,6)