WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Barre, LaCrosse County, Wisconsin. From Valders, Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 7 Dec 1861 in La Crosse County. Mustered 20 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Musician. Sent to Division Hospital on 3 Aug 1864. In Chattanooga Hospital when last heard from. Mustered out with E Company in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 20 Dec 1864. Post war: He lived at North La Crosse, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p76) (TAR) (Buslett p486) (Ager p277, photo; p304) (Hedberg)