WI 17th Inf Co F. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 40. Blue eyes, light hair, florid complexion, 5’3½”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 5 Dec 1864 at Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged from the service 8 Jun 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-13; red book vol 22, p126)