WI 8th Inf Co I. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Unmarried. Brown eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 26 Feb 1862. Sources: (WHS red book vol 13 p 168).