WI 17th Inf Co E. Residence: Monroe County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 40. Blue eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 20 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged from the service 2 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-14; red book vol 22, p112)