WI 12th Inf Co C. Residence: Perry, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted at Dodgeville. Mustered 18 Oct 1861. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 21 Nov 1863. Re-enlisted for three years and re-mustered on 4 Jan 1864 at Natchez, Mississippi. Mustered out 16 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-14,15)