WI 3rd Inf Co I. Born in Norway. Civil War: Blacksmith. Age 43. Blue eyes, sandy hair, ruddy complexion, 6’. Enrolled for one year on 4 Oct 1864 at Forestville, Wisconsin, and mustered that day at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 23 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p184)