WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Newark, Rock County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 23. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 26 Oct 1861 at Beloit, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Private. Was with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 28 Nov 1863. Taken prisoner at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Believed to have died in Andersonville Prison. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p106) (Buslett p544) (Ulvestad p335) (Ager p313) “Thoresen, Fingar”