WI 32nd Inf Co K. Residence: Lowville, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born 29 May 1829 in Norway. Came to America to Wisconsin in 1848. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Aug 1862 at Lowville. Mustered 25 Sep 1862 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Private. Post war: Lived in Wisconsin until 1908. Died 2 Sep 1911 at his home in at Elbow Lake, Grant County, Minnesota. Buried at Ness Cemetery, west of Elbow Lake. Sources: (WHS red book vol 37) (Obituary, Grant County Herald, 7 Sep 1911, p 1)