WI 42nd Inf Co D. Residence: Wingville, Grant County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Dunkirk, Dane County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Unmarried. Black eyes, auburn hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 31 Aug 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Sep 1864 at Madison. Bounty $100. Private. On 12 Mar 1865, Private Martin was assigned to special duty as Military Police at Cairo, Illinois. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-5,14; red book vol 47)