WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 32. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 8 Sep 1862 at Madison and mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Absent without leave on 31 Dec 1862 (during the Battle of Stone’s River). Discharged from the service because of disability on 3 Apr 1863 at Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-15; red book vol 20 p 32) (Buslett p387) (Ager p296) (RWV p809) (Ulvestad p304)