WI 17th Inf Co B. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’4½”. Enrolled for one year on 10 Oct 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Gulbrand Gulbrandson of Perry, Dane County, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. “Improperly assigned, never reported to Co.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-13; red book vol 22, p36)