WI 50th Inf Co B. Residence: Viroqua, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Gray eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 23 Feb 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Discharged 25 May 1865. Post war: In 1890, he ws living in St. Clair, Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-12) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)