WI 13th Inf Co G. Residence: Spring Valley, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Aiker (looks like), Norway. Civil War: Blacksmith. Age 21. Unmarried. Gray eyes, sandy hair, florid complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 2 Dec 1861 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 17 Dec 1861. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 10 Dec 1863 at Nashville, Tennessee. Bounty $402. Re-mustered there on 15 Jan 1864. Captured by the enemy on 31 Dec 1864 at Paint Rock Bridge, Alabama. Discharged from the service 30 Jun 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 64-9,15; red book vol 18, p144)