WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Cast Iron, East Troy, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Brown eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for three years on 3 Feb 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 17 Feb 1864. Private. Joined H Company at Strawberry Plains, Virginia, 31 Mar 1864. Sick in the Division hospital 17 Aug 1864. Sent to hospital on 4 Oct 1864. Heard from at Nashville, Tennessee. Temporarily assigned to the Wisconsin 24th Infantry on 13 Feb 1865. Transferred to Company I of the Wisconsin 13th Infantry on 10 Jun 1865. Mustered out on 29 Jul 1865 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 20 p118) (Buslett p571 photo) (Ager p279 photo; p310) (Meeker)