WI 45th Inf Co H. Residence: Stevens Point, Portage County, Wisconsin. Born in Germany. Civil War: Age 33. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted as a private on 18 Jul 1861 in WI 6th Inf Co H. Re-enlisted as a Veteran at Culpepper, Virginia, on 31 Dec 1863. Commissioned in the WI 45th Inf on 17 Sep 1864. Mustered as Second Lieutenant of Co H on 6 Oct 1864. Promoted to Captain on 7 Dec 1864 and assigned to command Company H. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-11; red book vol 50)