WI 51st Inf Co K. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 17. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’1½”. Enrolled on 23 Mar 1865 at Boscobel, Wisconsin, as a substitute for James Hide of Ridgeway, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 198-11)