WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born in Lærdal, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Unmarried. Blue eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Farmer. Enlisted for three years on 18 Jan 1862 in Freeborn County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Sick in general hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in November 1863. Died there of chronic diarrhea 2 Jan 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12,18; red book vol 20 p144) (Buslett p629) (Ager p318) (Ulvestad p295).