WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Born in Lærdal, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Married. Enlisted for three years on 30 Sep 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Corporal. Assigned to the post bakery at Bowling Green, Kentucky, 3 Nov 1862. Appointed a baker in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 16 Nov 1863. Mustered out with Company A at Chattanooga, on 20 Dec 1864. Post war: Died in Steele County, Minnesota, in 1879. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p18, blue book vol 20 p16) (Buslett p357) (Ager p292) (Ulvestad p295)