WI 17th Inf. Residence: Coon, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’5”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 21 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Transferred to the Wisconsin 25th Infantry. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-13)