WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: St. Ansgar, Mitchell County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 37. Married. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 15 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Sick in hospital at Nashville, Tennessee, 26 Dec 1862. Died there of disease 14 Feb 1863. Buried in the Nashville National Cemetery; section E, grave 646. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-10, 77-1,8; red book vol 20 p120) (Buslett p574) (Ulvestad p329) (Ager p150, 311)