WI 6th Inf Co B. Residence: Franklin, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 24. Blue eyes, brown hair, flush complexion, 4’11”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 15 Nov 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Joined Company B 17 Dec 1864. Wounded in the battle of Hatcher’s Run, Virginia, 6 Feb 1865. Discharged from the service 31 May 1865 from General Hospital, Summit House, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for disability due to his wounds. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 27; red book vol 11 p 44) (Larsen)