WI 8th Inf Co A. Residence: North Royalton, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 35. Gray eyes, sandy hair, florid complexion, 5’4½”. Enlisted for three years on 31 Aug 1861 at Waupaca, and mustered 5 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Engaged in the battle at Iuka, Mississippi, 19 Sep 1862. Killed in the battle of Corinth, Mississippi, on 3 Oct 1862. Sources: (WHS red book vol 13 p20)