WI 17th Inf Co B. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 24. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8½”. Enrolled for one year on 21 Oct 1864 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as a substitute for George J. Richards of Pewaukie, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. “Improperly assigned, never reported to Co.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-13; red book vol 22, p34)