WI 14th Inf Co D. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 29. Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’10”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 31 Dec 1864 at Spring Water, Wisconsin. Mustered that same day at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Private. Was engaged in the Siege of Mobile, Alabama. Sources: (WHS red book vol 19, p82)