WI 17th Inf Co K. Residence: Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 42. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5½”. Enrolled for one year on 29 Oct 1864 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Peter Gassmann of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 14 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-13; red book vol 22, p204)