WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Norwegian, born in Smaaland, Sweden. Civil War: Age 30. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 5 Nov 1861 at Waterford, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted Corporal 7 Feb 1862. Wounded at Stone’s River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862, and sent to hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. Was absent in Murfreesboro because of his wounds. Became unfit for further service and was discharged for wounds at Louisville, Kentucky, 15 Apr 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p 42) (Buslett p419) (Ulvestad p263) (Quiner p 521) (Meeker)