WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Pleasant Spring, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Ringerike, Norway, about 1826. Civil War: Age 35. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 28 Oct 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Taken prisoner in Battle of Stone’s River, 31 Dec 1862. Exchanged. Returned to Regiment 1 May 1863. Mustered out with Company, 2 Dec 1864, at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-4; red book vol 20 p36) (Buslett p399) (Ulvestad p335) (Ager p274, photo; p297) (Gjertveit) (Meeker)