WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Stockholm, Pepin County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 32. Married. Enlisted for three years on 5 Dec 1861 at Stockholm and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 20 Dec 1861. Private. Sergeant. Was acting Sergeant Major at Mississippi River Island No. 10, during March, April and May, 1863. Assigned as steward in Contraband Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, in June 1863. Discharged from the service from there on 12 Nov 1864, because of deafness. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p126) (Buslett p607)