WI 11th Inf Co K. Residence: Clayton, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1861 at Neenah, Wisconsin. Mustered 18 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Corporal. Took part in the Arkansas campaign in 1862 under General Curtis. Discharged from the service 7 Apr 1863. Sources: (WHS red book vol 16, p204)