WI 3rd Inf Co K. Residence: Oakland, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for three years on 27 Apr 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted as a veteran on 21 Dec 1863. Promoted to Corporal. Promoted to Sergeant. Mustered out 18 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p200)