WI 50th Inf Co K. Residence: Strong’s Prairie, Adams County, Wisconsin. Born in Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Gray eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted (by Capt. Cooper) for one year on 8 Apr 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Promoted to Corporal. Transferred here from the WI 53rd Inf. Post war: In 1907, he was living in Hanley Falls, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-11,13) (Ulvestad p265).