WI 17th Inf Co A. Residence: Hamburg, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 35. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 21 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged from the service 2 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-14; red book vol 22, p14)