WI 21st Inf Co K. Residence: Cato, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 35. Sailor. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’4½”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1862 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Mustered 5 Sep 1862 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the battle of Chaplain Hills on 8 Oct 1862 and was wounded. Discharged from the service on account of his wounds on 10 Feb 1863. Sources: (WHS red book vol 26) (Quiner p 688)