WI 53rd Inf Co C. Residence: Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 28. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for one year on 3 Apr 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On 10 Jun 1865 at Pleasant Hill, Missouri, all members of the 53rd were transferred into the 51st. Mustered out 29 Jun 1865 from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 198-13; 201-4,6)