WI 7th Inf Co G. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 19 Oct 1864 at Green Bay, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Peter Peterson, Cato, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the battles of Hatcher’s Run, Gravelly Run and Five Forks. He was at the surrender of General Lee’s army. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 33-13; red book vol 12 p 116)