WI 6th Inf Co B. Residence: Centerville, St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Apr 1861 at Prescott, Wisconsin. Mustered 16 Jul 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick 8 Nov 1861 at Baltimore, Maryland. Took part in the Battles of Gainesville, Virginia, 28-29 Aug 1862; Second Bull Run, Virginia, 30 Aug 1862; South Mountain, Maryland, 14 Sep 1862; Antietam, Maryland, 17 Sep 1862; Fredericksburg, Virginia, 11-15 Dec 1862; Fitzhugh’s Crossing, Virginia, 29 Apr 1863; Chancellorsville, Virginia, 1-3 May 1863, and Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Wounded severely at Gettysburg, 1 Jul 1863. On furlough from Jan 1864 to April 1864. Discharged from the service 28 Jun 1864 from Harvey Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin, for disability due to wounds received in battle. Post war: Granted a pension of $6 a month because of a wound to his right leg. Sources: (WHS red book vol 11 p44) (Larsen) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998.)