WI 44th Inf Co C. Residence: Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Nekimi, Winnebago County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’. Enlisted for one year on 29 Oct 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 7 Nov 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 20 Nov 1864. Sick in Paducah, Kentucky, since 26 Jul 1865 and sent to a hospital in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Discharged from there on 16 Aug 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-4; red book vol 49; blue book)