WI 3rd Inf Co H. Residence: Argyle, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Tailor. Age 33. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Jun 1861 at Darlington, Wisconsin. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran 21 Dec 1863. Wounded in retreat to the Potomac, 24 May to 6 Jun 1862. Mustered out 18 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 11; red book vol 9 p160) (Quiner p 485)