WI 12th Inf Co K. Residence: Rising Sun, Freeman, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 23. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 30 Aug 1862 at Freeman. Mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, the same day. Private. Discharged from the service 31 May 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-13; red book vol 17, p180)