WI 18th Inf Co G. Residence: Portage City, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Soldier. Age 19. Black eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlistment credited to Milwaukee, Milwaukee County. Private. Wounded and missing after the battle of Jackson, Mississippi, 14 May 1862. Re-enlisted as a veteran volunteer for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Huntsville, Alabama. Re-mustered the same day. Promoted to Sergeant that day. Bounty paid $62. Commissioned Second Lieutenant on 1 Jul 1865. Mustered out 18 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 92-11; red book vol 23) (Ulvestad p333)