WI 30th Inf Co B. Residence: Linden, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, medium complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Mineral Point, Wisconsin. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. On leave 28 Jul 1863. On detached service at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, on 25 Nov 1863. Promoted to Corporal 20 Jun 1865. Mustered out 20 Sep 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. He was last heard to have died in Texas. Sources: (WHS red book vol 35) (Larsen p38)