WI 27th Inf Co H. Residence: Perry, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Christiansand, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”, medium build. Enlisted for three years on 15 Jul 1862 at Perry. Mustered 25 Oct 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $75 still due at muster out. Private. Left sick at Helena, Arkansas, 13 Aug 1863. In hospital at Memphis, Tennessee, since 28 Aug 1863. In hospital at St. Louis since 5 Oct 1863. Transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corps 15 Mar 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-10,19; 130-10; red book vol 32)