WI 3rd Inf Co C. Residence: Upper Coon Valley, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 36. Blue eyes, light hair, florid complexion, 5’6”. Drafted for one year on 21 Sep 1864. Enrolled at Lawrence, Wisconsin; mustered at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 5 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 19: red book vol 9 p62) (“Coon Valley”, publ 1928 by Upper Coon Valley Norwegian Lutheran Church, Coon Valley, Wisconsin, which states his unit to be WI 5th Inf Co C.)