WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: East Troy, Cast Iron, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Married. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10½”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 17 Feb 1864. Private. Joined K Company at McDonalds Station, Tennessee, 26 Apr 1864. Taken prisoner at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. He is on a list of Andersonville prisoners of war. Assigned to Company H 10 Feb 1865. Temporarily assigned to the Wisconsin 24th Infantry. Transferred to WI 13th Inf Co I on 10 Jun 1865. Mustered out 24 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 18, p178; vol 20, p144) (Buslett p625) (Ulvestad p288) (Ager p317) ancestry.com)