WI 14th Inf Co G. Residence: Eaton, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’6¼”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Oct 1861 at Chilton, Wisconsin, and mustered 30 Jan 1862 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the battle of Shiloh, Tennessee, 7 Apr 1862. Discharged from the service for disability on 20 Dec 1862 at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. Buried at West cemetery, Valders, Wisconsin; stone reads “28 Jun 1843 – 22 Sep 1910”. Sources: (WHS red book vol 19, p138) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg)