WI 3rd Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for three years on 27 May 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Corporal. Re-enlisted as a Veteran on 21 Dec 1863. Sergeant. Died 26 May 1864 of wounds received the day before at Dallas, Georgia. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p192) (Quiner p 493)