WI 6th Inf Co B. Residence: Portland, Monroe County, Wisconsin, Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 33. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion, 5’3¾”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 10 Nov 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Joined Company B on 17 Nov 1864. Took part in the battle of Hatcher’s Run on 6-7 Feb 1865. Absent sick since 20 Feb 1865. Discharged from the service 5 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 27-14; red book vol 11 p44) (Larsen)