WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Houston County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 49. Married. Enlisted for three years on 16 Feb 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered 25 Feb 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. On 20 Oct 1862, he disappeared during a march from Crab Orchard to Lebanon, Kentucky, and was listed as absent without leave. On 20 Dec 1862, he is listed as being on military police duty. Absent sick and sent to convalescent camp at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on 17 May 1863. Sick in hospital at Chattanooga, Tennessee, 5 Nov 1864. Transferred to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee, on 20 Dec 1864. Transferred to 24th Infantry. Mustered out in Huntsville, Alabama, 13 Mar 1865, at end of his term of service. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p18; blue book vol 20 p16) (Buslett p357) (Ager p292) (Ulvestad p295) (Meeker)