WI 53rd Inf Co D. Residence: Barre, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Blue eyes, sandy hair, flushed complexion. 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 17 Feb 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On 10 Jun 1865 at Pleasant Hill, Missouri, he and his company were merged into the WI 51st. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 201-5)