WI 34th Inf Co A. Residence: Hamburg, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 37. Enrolled for nine months on 15 Nov 1862 at Viroqua, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Dec 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. “Deserted 31 Jan 1863,” at Chicago, according to a report dated 19 Feb 1863. Deserted while en route from Milwaukee to Cairo, Illinois. He owed the sutler $2.00 at time of his disappearance. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 155-2,3,4,7; red book vol 39)