WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Hallingdal, Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 8 Jan 1862 in Iowa. Mustered 27 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Assigned to guard provision stores at Camp Ethridge since 23 Jun 1862. Absent left sick in Humboldt, Tennessee, 4 Jul 1862. Died of disease in Nashville, Tennessee, 13 Nov 1862. Buried in cemetery at Nashville; section A, grave 1335. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-3, 77-8; red book vol 20 p18; blue book vol 20 p16) (Buslett p357) (Ager p292) (Ulvestad p298)