WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 17. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’2”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Feb 1864 at Scandinavia, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 20 Apr 1864. Private. Musician. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and in Nashville, Tennessee, during October 1864. Transferred to the 24th Infantry on 13 Feb 1865 and to Company I of the 13th Infantry on 10 Jun 1865. Mustered out at Madison, Wisconsin, 2 Feb 1866. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 20 p132) (Buslett p597) (Ager p315)