WI 11th Inf Co I. Residence: Watertown, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 42. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Sep 1861 at Berlin, Wisconsin. Mustered 12 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the battle at Port Gibson, Mississippi, 1 May 1863; Champion Hills 13 May, Black River bridges 17 May. Wounded near Vicksburg, Mississippi, 21 May 1863. Died the next day. Sources: (WHS red book vol 16 p178)