WI 12th Inf Co K. Residence: Freeman, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 30 Aug 1862 at Freeman. Mustered the same day at Madison. Private. Discharged from the service 31 May 1865 at Washington DC. Post war: Moved to Kindred, Cass County, Dakota Territory, in May 1879. Sources: (WHS red book vol 17, p180) (1885 Dakota Territory Special Census) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59)