IL 96th Inf Co H. Residence: Gratiot, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 6’1”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Warren, Illinois. Mustered 4 Sep 1862 at Rockford, Illinois. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Mustered out with his Company on 10 Jun 1865 at Camp (unreadable), Tennessee. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p74)