WI 3rd Inf Co I. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 36. Blue eyes, sandy hair, sandy complexion, 5’5”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 20 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged from the service 9 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p184)