WI 53rd Inf Co C. Residence: Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 1 Apr 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On 10 Jun 1865 at Pleasant Hill, Missouri, all members of the 53rd were transferred into the 51st. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 198-13; 201-4,6)