WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Valders, Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 5 Nov 1861 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 12 Dec 1861. Private. Served with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Suffered a wound in his face at Kennesaw Mountain. Mustered out with Company F on 13 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Lived at the Soldiers’ Home in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p92) (Buslett p522) (Ager p308) (Meeker) (Ulvestad p340)