WI 2nd Inf Co H. Residence: Pleasant Spring, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, auburn hair, dark complexion, 5’10¾”. Enlisted for three years on 24 Apr 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 11 Jun 1861. Private. Wounded in the battle of Gainesville, 28 Aug 1862. Mustered out 29 Jun 1864. Sources: (WHS red book vol 8 p156) (Quiner p 448)