(c. 1843 - ?)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry
An 18 year old farmer from Wiota, he enlisted in Company K, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 26 April 1861. He had brown eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, and was 5' 9" tall.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The rest of the War
He was discharged 15 January 1863 for disability.
References & notes
Basic information from Bryant1. Details from his record at the Vesterheim National Norwegian-American Museum. Copies of many of his letters to his family, in Norwegian, are in the Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison. Note: There was another man of the same name in Company H of the 3rd Infantry (about 2 years younger, enlisted in February 1864).
c. 1843 in NORWAY