WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Elgin, Fayette County, Iowa. Civil War: Age 35. Married. Enlisted for three years on 27 Jan 1862 at Marion and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1862. Private. Left sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 11 Jun 1862. Sick in Iuka, Mississippi, 20 Aug 1862. Missing and said to have been taken prisoner in the Battle of Stone’s River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862, but he turned up in a convalescent center at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 27 May 1863. Assigned to Veteran Reserve Corps 1 Aug 1863. Was in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 27 Oct 1863. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p116) (Buslett p563) (Ager p310)