WI 3rd Inf Co A. Residence: Esborn, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Gray eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Apr 1861 at Watertown, Wisconsin. Enlistment was credited to Ashippun, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to Corporal 4 Nov 1863. Reenlisted as a Veteran on 21 Dec 1863. Promoted to Sergeant 12 Oct 1864. Promoted to First Sergeant 21 May 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p16)