WI 30th Inf Co B. Residence: Ridgeway, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 17 Aug 1862 at Ridgeway. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 15 Aug 1863 at Ridgeway. Mustered 21 Oct 1863 at Madison. Private. Mustered out 20 Sep 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: In July 1896, and in 1905, he was said to be living at Grand Rapids, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 140-3,13; red book vol 35) (Larsen p39)