WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Black Earth, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 19. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 17 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Transferred from Company C. Sent sick to hospital in Jacinto, Mississippi, 28 Jul 1862. Served on military police duty on 17th and 20th of December, 1862. Left behind with the supply train because of illness on 11 Sep 1863. Sick in Nashville, 19 Sep 1863. Transferred at Chattanooga, Tennessee, to Veteran Reserve Corp, 1 Jul 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p34) (Buslett p394) (RWV p809)