WI 53rd Inf Co A. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8½”. Enlisted for one year on 14 Mar 1865 at La Crosse. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On 10 Jun 1865 at Pleasant Hill, Missouri, he and his company were merged into the WI 51st. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 198-13; 201-2,6)