WI 1st Inf Co G. Residence: York, Green County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 33. Married. Blue eyes, sandy hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Drafted. Enrolled for three years and mustered at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, on 17 Nov 1863. Private. Transferred to WI 21st Inf Co E on 19 Sep 1864. Was in the battles of Savannah, Georgia, and Bentonville, North Carolina, while on Sherman’s grand campaign through Georgia and the Carolinas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 2, 106-15; red books vol 7, vol 26)