WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Ettrick, Wisconsin. Born at Hardanger, Norway. Civil War: Age 32. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 6’. Drafted. Enrolled for one year and mustered at La Crosse, Wisconsin, 21 Sep 1864. Private. “Joined the company at Camp Symina Ga and was present till we reached South Ecliste River S C. From there he was taken sick and was sent to hospital and has been absent since that time in hospital.” Post war: Lived at Hegg, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS red book vol 30) (Ulvestad p293) “Instenes, Ed. Johnson”