WI 28th Inf Co K. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 26. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 6’, square (sic) build. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Primrose. Mustered 13 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal 20 Dec 1862. Reduced to ranks 21 Jan 1865. Mustered out at New Orleans, Louisiana, 10 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 132-12,14; red book vol 33)