WI 11th Inf Co G. Residence: Deerfield, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Farmer. Unmarried. Gray eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Sep 1861 in Dane County. Mustered 10 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 4 Jan 1864 at Indianola, Texas. Re-mustered 13 Feb 1864 at Indianola. Promoted to Corporal on 1 Aug 1864. Took part in battles at Cook, Arkansas; Vicksburg, Mississippi; Spanish Fort and Blakely, Alabama. Sources: (WHS red book vol 16 p140)