WI 50th Inf Co K. Residence: Strong’s Prairie, Adams County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway, at Lyses Fjord near Stavanger. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Blue eyes, sandy hair, florid complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 14 Apr 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Transferred here from the WI 53rd. Post war: He gained land in northern Redwood County, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-13) Rootsweb.com, Susie Muir ottercritter@cybertrails.com)