WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. From Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Age 27. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 28 Oct 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Under arrest at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 17 May 1862, and disappeared from jail on 11 Jul 1862 and was never mustered out. Post war: Was said to be living in Norse, Texas, after the war. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p 18) (Buslett p358) (Hedberg)