WI 49th Inf. Residence: Leeds, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 40. Blue eyes, black hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 15 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 20 Feb 1865 at Madison. Recruit entitled to bounty. Private. He was first assigned to WI 50th Inf Co E. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 193-14)