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CHRISTEN, John M.

WI 26th Inf Co C. Residence: Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Born in Germany. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 38. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Milwaukee, and mustered there on 17 Sep 1862. Private. Was with the company in battles of Wauhatchie, Mission Ridge, Resaca, and at Dallas on 25 May 1864 when he was wounded and captured while taking the wrong road toward the hospital. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 126-14; red book vol 31) (Quiner p754)

CHRISTENSEN, Charles

WI 8th Inf Co A. Residence: Lind, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Born about 1840 in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for three years on 27 Aug 1861 at Waupaca, and mustered on 5 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the battle of Fredericktown, Missouri, on 21 Oct 1861; the siege of Mississippi River Island No. 10; and the battle at Farmington, Mississippi, 8 May 1862. Appointed Sergeant Major of the Regiment on 21 May 1862. Was in the battle at Iuka, Mississippi, on 15 Sep 1862; the battle of Corinth, Mississippi, 3 and 4 Oct 1862. Engaged in action at Jackson, Mississippi, 14 May 1863, and in the siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi, and at Richmond, Louisiana; and in the Rat (sp?) River campaign at Chiat, Arkansas. Appointed Second Lieutenant 30 Aug 1862 and mustered 5 Nov 1862. Appointed First Lieutenant 20 Jan 1863. Detailed at Aide de Camp to Major General [unreadable, looks like O.A.Mower] 31 Jul 1864. Commissioned ADC with rank of Captain 23 May 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 13, p14) (Civil War Veterans of Winnebago County, Wisconsin” by David A. Langkau) “Christiansen, Charles” “Christian, Christian” in the 1905 Wisconsin State Census.

CHRISTENSEN, Charles

WI 21st Inf Co I. Residence: Neenah, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born in Christiania, Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Neenah. Mustered 5 Sep 1862 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Private. Wounded in his right shoulder in the battle at Altoona Mountain, Georgia. Was in the battle of Resaca, Georgia, 14 May 1864. Sources: (WHS red book vol 26)

CHRISTENSEN, Christian T.

NY 1st Inf Co I. Residence: Brooklyn, Kings County, New York. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 29. Along with Hans Balling, he organized the two Scandinavian Companies, I and K, in this regiment. Commissioned First Lieutenant. Rose to Captain, Major and aide de camp. Post war: He became president of the Brooklyn Trust Company and Brigadier General of the New York National Guard. Sources: (Rygg, p46)

CHRISTENSEN, David

WI 24th Inf Co D. Residence: Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 24. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for three years on 17 Aug 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 19 Aug 1862. Bounty paid $25. Private. Transferred to Company B on 8 Sep 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 118-6; red book vol 29)

CHRISTENSEN, Didrik

From Lier prestegjeld, Drammen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, in 1897. Sources: (Ulvestad p274)

CHRISTENSEN, George

US Army 355th Inf Machine Gun Company. Born 28 Nov 1887 at Dutrop, Denmark. First World War: Enlisted 26 Apr 1918 at Canton, South Dakota. Served in Europe from 4 Jun 1918 to 22 May 1919. Discharged from the service 31 May 1919. Post war: Died at age 46 on 17 Jan 1933 at Sioux City, Iowa. Buried in Bluff View Cemetery, Vermillion, South Dakota. Sources: (SDSHS Cemetery Records of Veterans, Box 39) “Christensen, George Christen”

CHRISTENSEN, Gustav

From Skien, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Portage County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p274)

CHRISTENSEN, Haagen

From Rannestad, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Lakeville, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p274)

CHRISTENSEN, Hans

WI 15th Inf Co F. Born in 1822 in Norway. Civil War: Age 39. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Entered service 18 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged 27 May 1864. Post war: Lived at Sherman, South Dakota. Died on 29 Jan 1908 at age 85 in Garretson, South Dakota. Buried in Rosendal Lutheran Cemetery at Garretson, lot 4, block 1, grave 2. Sources: (Ulvestad p274) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Minnehaha County) (Certificate of Service from the State of Wisconsin, signed by the Adjutant General on 30 Apr 1941.)

CHRISTENSEN, Jacob

US Army 32 Div, 126th Inf Co C. Born 30 Jul 1888 at Kraa, Norway. First World War: Age 29. Entered the service on 25 May 1918 at Parker, South Dakota. Private. Served in France. Killed in action by enemy shellfire near Romagne, France, on 11 Oct 1918. He is buried in Bethania Lutheran Cemetery in Swan Lake Township, Turner County, South Dakota, lot 70, grave 5. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Turner County)

CHRISTENSEN, John

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Viroqua, Bad Ax County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 34. Married. Enlisted for three years on 17 Nov 1861 at Viroqua and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 9 Dec 1861. Private. Died of dysentery in hospital at Columbus, Kentucky, 28 Sep 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-9, 77-8; red book vol 20 p100) (Love p1082) (Buslett p531) (Ulvestad p274) (Ager p312)

CHRISTENSEN, Lars P.

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 32. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 11 Oct 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Absent from the company serving as an escort with provisions train from Stevenson, Alabama, since 13 Oct 1863. Absent due illness since 28 Nov 1863. Mustered out with his company at Chattanooga, Tennessee, on 20 Dec 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p 16, blue book vol 20 p12) (Buslett p348) (Ulvestad p274) (Ager p291)

CHRISTENSEN, Martin

US Navy. Civil War: Enlisted 18 Jun 1864. Sailor. Served aboard the gunboat “Fear Not”. Discharged 22 Aug 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Cambria, Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

CHRISTENSEN, Martin A.

NH 8th Cav Co B. Civil War: Enlisted Dec 1863. Private. Discharged 15 Jun 1864. Post war: In 1890, he was living at Lake Crystal, Blue Earth County, Minnesota, and suffering from chronic diarrhea. Sources: (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

CHRISTENSEN, Nehem

Born in Port Washington, Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died (as a pastor ?) in Parkland, Washington. Sources: (Ulvestad p274)

CHRISTENSEN, O.

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Chicago, Illinois. Sources: (Ulvestad p274)

CHRISTENSEN, Ole

From Lier prestegjeld, Drammen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died at Tisch Mills, Wisconsin, in 1897. Sources: (Ulvestad p274)

CHRISTENSEN, Ole

Residence: Fillmore County, Minnesota. From Toten, Norway. Civil War: Private. Killed (or died from other cause) in the war in 1863. Sources: (Ulvestad p274)

CHRISTENSEN, Simon

NY 1st Inf Co K. Residence: Brooklyn, New York. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Rygg p47)

CHRISTENSON, Andrew

WI 1st Cav Co E. Residence: Winneconne, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born about 1821 in Norway. Married to Toona. They came to America with two children in the early 1850s. Civil War: Farmer. Age 44. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’6½”. Enlisted for one year on 13 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 21 Sep 1864. Bounty $100. Credited to the town of Winneconne. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Listed as sick in a hospital at New Albany, Indiana. Discharged 29 May 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 202-15) (“Civil War Veterans of Winnebago County, Wisconsin” by David A. Langkau)

CHRISTENSON, C. T.

WI 15th Inf. Civil War: First Lieutenant. Sources: (Lonn p132f)

CHRISTENSON, Chlaus

IL 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Lena, Stephenson County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Unmarried. Gray eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years on 24 May 1861 at Freeport, Illinois. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out 24 May 1864 at Huntsville, Alabama, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p29)

CHRISTENSON, Gudbrand

See CHRISTIANSON, Gulbrand

CHRISTENSON, Hans

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Brown County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Farmer. Age 27. Married. Blue eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Nov 1861 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 12 Dec 1861. Private. Left sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10, on 11 Jun 1862 and sent to hospital 20 Jul 1862. Was sick in Iuka, Mississippi, and Corinth, Mississippi, the same year; also Bowling Green, Kentucky, and Farmington, Mississippi, and in Cleveland, Ohio, on 1 Jan 1863. Killed, shot through the heart, on Rocky Face Ridge in the battle of New Hope Church, Georgia, on 27 May 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8,15; red book vol 20 p86) (Love p1081) (Buslett p501) (Ulvestad p274) (Ager p306) (Quiner p 627) (Meeker)

CHRISTENSON, Hogan

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co M. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 44. Enrolled 6 Feb 1865. Mustered 18 Feb 1865. Private. Discharged from the service with his company on 27 Sep 1865. Sources: (MINN p621) (MCIW p637) (Ulvestad p274) "Hagen Christensen".

CHRISTENSON, Joseph

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co D. Residence: Spring Grove, Houston County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Enrolled 1 Oct 1864. Mustered 15 Oct 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his company on 20 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p582) (MCIW p621) “Christenson, Andrew”

CHRISTENSON, Matias

See CHRISTIANSEN, Mathias

CHRISTENSON, Ole

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Windsor, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 40. Brown eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 11 Jan 1864. Private. Recruit. Joined the regiment at Strawberry Plains, Virginia, 31 Mar 1864. Wounded at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Transferred to Company H, 10 Feb 1865. Temporarily assigned to the Wisconsin 24th Infantry. Transferred to WI 13th Inf Co I on 10 Jun 1865. Died of jaundice in the field hospital of the 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, at Green Lake, Texas, on 27 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-13; red book vol 18 p 172, vol 20 p 142) (Love p1078) (Buslett p556) (Ulvestad p274) (Ager p317) (Quiner p629) “Christianson, Ole”

CHRISTENSON, Ole

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Oct 1861 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 12 Dec 1861. Private. Seriously wounded in his right arm at Stone's River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862 and sent to hospital. Served as escort with the provision transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in Oct 1863. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, from 21 Sep 1863 until 28 Nov 1863. Wounded in his left hand at Red Clay, Georgia, on 4 May 1864. Mustered out with his Company on 13 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8,15; red book vol 20 p86) (Buslett p501) (Ulvestad p274) (Ager p306) (Quiner p 621)

CHRISTENSON, Peter

WI 36th Inf Co D. Residence: Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 28. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 28 Feb 1864 at Milwaukee. Mustered 14 Mar 1864 at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Deserted from Camp Randall 28 Apr 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 162-6; red book vol 41) “Christianson, Peter”.

CHRISTENSON, Tobias

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: LaCrosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 23. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 16 Feb 1862 at La Crosse. Mustered 25 Feb 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Transferred to WI 15th Inf Co H. Taken prisoner in Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, 20 Sep 1863. Sent to Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia; then to Andersonville Prison, where he died of scurvy on 18 Oct 1864. Buried at Andersonville Cemetery, grave 11088. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p16, blue book vol 20 p12) (Love p1082) (Buslett p348) (Ulvestad p274) ancestry.com) (Ager p291, 309) (Meeker) “Christianson, Tobias”

CHRISTERFERSON, Killet

MN 9th Inf Co F. Residence: Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 19. Born in Norway. Enrolled 18 Aug 1862. Mustered 24 Sep 1862. Private. Discharged from the service per order 6 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p433) (MCIW p447)

CHRISTERNSON, Fred

MI 1st Inf Co ?. Born 1843 in Sweden. Civil War: Post war: Died at age 84 in 1930. Buried in the Rockerville, South Dakota, Cemetery, block 53, grave 8. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Pennington County)

CHRISTIAN, Abraham

US Navy. Civil War: Lieutenant. Acting master 1863. Commanded the schooner "Sarah Bruen" in 1864. Later acting volunteer Lieutenant. Sources: (Lonn p633)

CHRISTIAN, Andrew J.

IL 92nd Inf Co C. Residence: Mt. Carroll, Carroll County, Illinois. Born 12 Aug 1837 in Farsund, Norway. Arrived in America about 1851. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Married. Blue eye, light hair, light complexion, 5’9¼”. Enlisted for three years on 6 Aug 1862 at Mt. Carroll. Mustered 4 Sep 1862 at Rockford, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the service 2 Feb 1863 at Danville, Kentucky, by order of General Granger [looks like]. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p46) Rootsweb.com; Perry Adams, San Carlos CA padams@astreet.com) “Christian, Andrew Jackson”

CHRISTIAN, August

WI 24th Inf Co B. Residence: Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Born in Prussia. Civil War: Married. Age 39. Drayman. Light eyes, light hair, light complexion, 6’¼”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Aug 1862 at Milwaukee and mustered there on 21 Aug 1862. Private. Was in the battles of Perryville, Chickamauga, and Mission Ridge. Transferred to the Invalid Corps on 20 Mar 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 118-14; red book vol 29)

CHRISTIAN, Brondelt

WI 48th Inf Co B. Residence: Spring Prairie, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Blue eyes, sandy hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 14 Feb 1865 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 19 Feb 1866 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Sources: (WHS red book vol 53) [Given name uncertain due handwriting.]

CHRISTIAN, Charles

IL 72nd Inf Co E. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Railroad man. Age 18. Gray eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Jan 1864 at Chicago and mustered there on 31 Jan 1864. Private. Died 22 Sep 1864 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p55)

CHRISTIAN, Hans

WI 3rd Inf Co I. Born in Norway. Civil War: Shoemaker. Age 19. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’2¼”. Enrolled for one year at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 7 Sep 1864 as a substitute for [unreadable due to overtape]. Mustered at Milwaukee the same day. Private. Killed in action on 16 Mar 1865 at Averysboro, North Carolina. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 19; 12-7; red book vol 9 p176) (WLCW p13) (Love p1060)

CHRISTIAN, John

MN 8th Inf Co C. Residence: Washington County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Enrolled 13 Aug 1862. Mustered 19 Oct 1862. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment on 11 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p377) (MCIW p405)

CHRISTIAN, John

IL 74th Inf Co E. Born 1832. Civil War: Age 30. Entered the service on 4 Sep 1862 at Rockford, Illinois. Private. Discharged 17 Aug 1865 at Camp Douglas. Post war: Buried in Maplewood Cemetery at Iroquois, South Dakota, block 1 lot 25, grave 6. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Kingsbury County)

CHRISTIAN, Mathias

WI 40th Inf Co A. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for 100 days on 24 May 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin. Mustered 7 Jun 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 16 Sep 1864 at Madison. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 174-3; red book vol 45)

CHRISTIANSEN, Andrew

Residence: Rock Island, Illinois. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p274)

CHRISTIANSEN, Borre

WI 15th Inf. From Land, Norway. Civil War: Private. Died in a hospital at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (Ulvestad p274)

CHRISTIANSEN, Charles

Residence: Eureka, Kansas. From Toten, Norway. Civil War: Private. Cavalryman. Was living in Eureka in 1857. Sources: (Ulvestad p274)

CHRISTIANSEN, Charles

NY 1st Inf Co I. Residence: Brooklyn, New York. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Rygg p46)

CHRISTIANSEN, Christian

From Aadelen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Lived in Winneconne, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p274)

CHRISTIANSEN, Christian

WI 51st Inf Co B. Residence: New Berlin, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 27. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 13 Mar 1865 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 198-3,12) “Christianson”

CHRISTIANSEN, Christian T.

NY 1st Inf Co I. Residence: Brooklyn, New York. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 29. First Lieutenant, rose to Captain, Major and aide-de-camp. Post war: He became president of the Brooklyn Trust Company. Sources: (Rygg p46)

CHRISTIANSEN, Dethlef

WI 21st Inf Co E. Residence: New Holstein, Calumet County, Wisconsin. Born in Germany. Civil War: Age 22. Painter. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4½”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Aug 1862 at Chilton, Wisconsin. Mustered 5 Sep 1862 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Private. Was in the battles of Chaplain Hills and Stone’s River. Died 25 Apr 1863 at New Holstein, Wisconsin, while on a sick furlough. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 106-14; red book vol 26)

CHRISTIANSEN, Franz

MN 10th Inf Co E. Residence not shown. Nativity not shown. Civil War: Age 31. Enrolled 20 Nov 1862. Mustered 31 Dec 1862. Private. Died in Cairo, Illinois, 16 Feb 1865. Sources: (MINN p477) (MCIW p479) (Ulvestad p274)

CHRISTIANSEN, Hans C.

Indian War: (or Civil War). Private. Post war: Lived in Baldwin, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p274)

CHRISTIANSEN, Johan

US Marines. Residence: San Francisco, California. From Roken, Norway. Civil War: Captain. Sources: (Ulvestad p252)

CHRISTIANSEN, Lars

From Næs Sogn, Norway. Indian War: Private. Served in the Indian Wars in the Dakota Territory. Post war: Lived at Springville, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p274)

CHRISTIANSEN, Mathias

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Clinton, Rock County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 23. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 3 Oct 1861 at Beloit, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Dec 1861. Private. Died of Nerve fever in hospital at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 24 May 1862. Buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p100) (Love p1082) (Buslett p531) (Ulvestad p275) (Ager p312) "Christenson, Matias"

CHRISTIANSEN, Mons

WI 18th Inf Co E. Residence: Jackson, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born 13 Feb 1825 at Nordhagen, Bröttum Parish, Hedmark, Norway. Married 19 Jan 1849 at Ringsaker, Hedmark to Agnete Johannesdatter (born 12 Oct 1821). Left Ringsaker Parish on 12 Apr 1859 to come to America, to Milwaukee. Settled in La Crosse County. Civil War: Farmer. Age 41. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 28 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Was in the battle of Kingston, North Carolina. Mustered out 2 Jun 1865. Post war: Farmed in Holmen, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Naturalized 19 May 1870 in La Crosse County. In 1897, he and his wife moved to Little Falls, Minnesota. He applied for a disability pension on 19 Jun 1899, claiming that he had contracted chronic diarrhea in the service resulting in permanent rheumatism. He also claimed partial deafness caused by concussion of cannon and musketry in the Battle of Kingston. He received a pension of $12 per month. Died 12 Sep 1903. His widow died 17 Apr 1911. Buried in Greene Prairie Fish Lake Cemetery in Green Prairie Township near Randall, Morrison County. The children of Mons and Agnete all took the surname “Monson”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 92-11; red book vol 23) (Dolores Barron, Minnetonka, Minnesota) “Christianson, Mons”

CHRISTIANSEN, Neal

Spanish-American War: Private. Served as a scout. Post war: Lived at Valley City, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p275)

CHRISTIANSEN, Ole

WI 3rd Inf Co E. Residence: Ettricks, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Blue eyes, sandy hair, sandy complexion, 5’7”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 21 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 12-2)

CHRISTIANSEN, Ole

WI 15th Inf Unassigned. Residence: Windsor, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 40. Laborer. Brown eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1864 at Windsor. Mustered 11 Jan 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Recruit. Bounty paid at muster $60. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13)

CHRISTIANSEN, Ole

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived at Webster, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p275)

CHRISTIANSEN, Rasmus

WI 18th Inf Co E. Residence: Little Sturgeon, Door County, Wisconsin. Born 1824 at Gjerpen, Telemark, Norway, son of Christen Isaksen Holm and Anne Rasmusdatter Berberg. Married 9 Oct 1845 to Gunhild Kirstine Larsdatter Mo. Came to America with his wife and infant son on “Superb”, which sailed from Skien, Telemark, on 13 May 1849 and arrived in New York on 2 Jul 1949. They came to Sugar Creek Township, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Moved to Newark Valley Township, Adams County, by 1860. Civil War: Farmer. Age 41. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 26 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Enrollment credited to Newark Valley, Adams County. Mustered at La Crosse the same day. Private. Mustered out 2 Jun 1865. Died 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 92-11; red book vol 23) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-763) (Ulvestad p292) “Holm, Rasmus”

CHRISTIANSEN, Rasmus

WI 3rd Inf Co F. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’1”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 4 Oct 1864 at Gardner, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Assigned to the Wisconsin 18th Regiment. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 12-3)

CHRISTIANSEN, Rasmus

WI 3rd Inf Co G. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 36. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 26 Sep 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Discharged from the service per War Department General Order 9 Jun 1865. Muster out roll shows that he died at Alexandria, Virginia, on 7 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p136)

CHRISTIANSEN, Thom

Residence: Cass County, Iowa. From Aardal, Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Name may be "Thom Christian". Sources: (Ulvestad p275)

CHRISTIANSON, Andrew

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co D. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 28. Farmer. Brown eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enrolled for one year on 1 Oct 1864. Served at Nashville, Tennessee. Discharged from the service 20 Jun 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Post war: Married Augusta Wilhelmson. Sources: (Copy of his discharge paper, furnished by Carleton Onstad, Spring Grove, Minnesota) (Dolores Lee Barron, Minnetonka, Minnesota) “Onstad, Christian Andrew” “Christensen, Andre” “Christenson, Andrew” “Ohnstad, A.C.”

CHRISTIANSON, Anton

WI 17th Inf Co H. Residence: New Denmark, Brown County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 40. Blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’7½”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 4 Oct 1864 at New Denmark, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out 14 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-14; red book vol 22, p160)

CHRISTIANSON, Christian

IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Newark, Kendall County, Illinois. Born 1 May 1825 in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 21. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 17 Aug 1861 at Northville, Illinois. Mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the service for disability, due to diarrhea, in Feb 1862 at Rolla, Missouri. Died 4 Jul 1890 at Helmer, Illinois. Buried in Helmer Lutheran Churchyard, Kendall County. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 72) (Rootsweb “Veterans of the Civil War Burials in Kendall County”)

CHRISTIANSON, Christian

WI 17th Inf Co A. Residence: Vernon City, Wisconsin. Born 1830 in Oyer, Oppland, Norway. Came to Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, in 1848. Civil War: Farmer. Age 36. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 29 Sep 1864 at Gibson, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out 2 Jun 1865. Post war: Died 1905. Buried in Coon Prairie Lutheran Church cemetery between Westby and Viroqua, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-14; red book vol 22, p12) (email, Diane Northrup, La Crosse, Wisconsin dinorth@execpc.com)

CHRISTIANSON, Christian

WI 49th Inf Co I. Residence: Vienna, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 41. Blue eyes, red hair, sandy complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 16 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 22 Feb 1865 at Madison. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On 30 Jun 1865, he was listed as having been sick in a hospital in Madison since 7 Mar 1865. Discharged from the service on 12 Jun 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin, per telegram from A.G.O., dated 4 May 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 193-11,13,16,27)

CHRISTIANSON, Christian

WI Hv Arty 1st Reg Co H. Residence: Neenah, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born about 1846 in Norway. Civil War: Unmarried. Farmer. Age 18. Blue eyes, light hair, ruddy complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 31 Aug 1864 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Clayton, Winnebago County. Mustered at Green Bay the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out 26 Jun 1865. Post war: Living at Winneconne, Winnebago County, in 1895 state census. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 245-9) (“Civil War Veterans of Winnebago County, Wisconsin” by David A. Langkau)

CHRISTIANSON, Claus

WI 44th Inf Co B. Residence: New Hope, Portage County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 40. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, auburn hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 24 Sep 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Oct 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out with this company on 28 Aug 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS red book vol 49; blue book)

CHRISTIANSON, Daniel

WI 24th Inf Co B. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Sailor. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 21 Aug 1862. Private. Engaged in the battles of Perryville and Stone’s River. Transferred to the Navy on 3 May 1864. Sources: (WHS red book vol 29)

CHRISTIANSON, Edward A. F.

IA 2nd Inf Co I. Residence: Camanche, Iowa. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 23. Enlisted 5 May 1861 as Corporal. Mustered 28 May 1861. Promoted to Sergeant on 8 Dec 1862. Re-enlisted on 27 Sep 1864 and mustered the same day. Assigned to IA 8th Inf Co A. Mustered out 20 Jul 1865 at Montgomery, Alabama. Sources: (ISW-I cd p33; p28) “Christiensen, Edward H. F.”

CHRISTIANSON, Gulbran

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Clermont, Fayette County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Jan 1862 at Clermont and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1862. Private. Was several times sick at various hospitals. Killed in action, a gunshot through his head, while on the skirmish line before Atlanta, Georgia, 2 Aug 1864. Buried in National Cemetery at Marietta, Georgia; section C, grave 718. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10,16; red book vol 20 p114) (Buslett p555) (Ulvestad p274) (Ager p309) “Christianson, Gulbrand” “Christenson, Gudbrand”

CHRISTIANSON, Gunnaris

WI 49th Inf Co A. Residence: Black Earth, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 31. Blue eyes, brown hair, brunette (sic) complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for one year on 11 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 20 Feb 1865 at Madison. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 193-14,19)

CHRISTIANSON, Hans

MN 5th Inf Co H. Residence: Austin, Mower County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 44. Enrolled 31 Mar 1862. Mustered 29 Apr 1862. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 27 Nov 1862. Sources: (MINN p261)

CHRISTIANSON, Hans

WI 34th Inf Co B. Residence: Moscow, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 41. Married. Drafted, 10 Nov 1862. Enrolled for nine months on 21 Nov 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered at Madison on 2 Dec 1862. Private. Promoted to Corporal on 5 Feb 1863. Mustered out 8 Sep 1863 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 155-2,3,7; red book vol 39)

CHRISTIANSON, Hans P.

WI 1st Inf Co C. Born in New York, New York. Civil War: Mechanic. Age 35. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Drafted. Enrolled for three years. Mustered 25 Nov 1863 at Neenah, Wisconsin. Private. Transferred to WI 21st Inf Co G in Sep 1864. Transferred to WI 3rd Co C on 8 Jun 1865. Mustered out 18 Jul 1865. Post war: Married on 26 Sep 1865 to Jacobine (Nelson) Jacobson. Married on 1 Feb 1868 to Berit Peterson. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 106-9; red book vol 7) (“Civil War Veterans of Winnebago County, Wisconsin” by David A. Langkau) “Christianson, Hans Peter”

CHRISTIANSON, Lars

WI 50th Inf Co B. Residence: Viroqua, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Hazel eyes, light brown hair, sandy complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 23 Feb 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-3,12)

CHRISTIANSON, Lars P.

IL 23rd Inf Co K Consolidated. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Cabinet maker. Age 36. Gray eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’2½”. Enlisted for one year on 27 Mar 1865 at Chicago and mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Promoted to Corporal. Mustered out with his Company on 24 Jul 1865 at Richmond, Virginia. Sources: (ILSA reel 17 p51)

CHRISTIANSON, Martin

IA 38th Inf Co H. Residence: West Union, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 33. Enlisted 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 17 Sep 1862. Private. Died of disease 4 Sep 1863, Keokuk, Iowa. Sources: (ISW-V p862)

CHRISTIANSON, Michael

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 35. Mustered 20 Jun 1864. Recruit. Private. Died at Little Rock, Arkansas, 8 Nov 1864. Sources: (MINN p139) (MCIW p184) (Ulvestad p275) "Christiansen, Mikal".

CHRISTIANSON, Ole

MN 1st Battalion Inf Co A. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 34. Enrolled 29 Feb 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his company on 14 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p535) (MCIW p67)

CHRISTIANSON, Ole L.

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 26. Enlisted for three years on 20 Dec 1861 at Decorah and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 29 Dec 1861. Private. Died of disease in general hospital at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 20 May 1862. Buried in the Mississippi River National Cemetery at Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8; red book vol 20 p86) (Love p1082) (Buslett p501) (DGA) (Ulvestad p275) (Ager p306)

CHRISTIANSON, Peter

WI 34th Inf Co B. Residence: Highland, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 26. Married. Drafted 10 Nov 1862. Enrolled for nine months on 21 Nov 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered at Madison on 2 Dec 1862. Private. “Furloughed 21 Jan 1863 and has not returned”, report of 22 Feb 1863. “Furloughed for eight days. Has not reported since 2 Jan 1863.” “Reported as Deserter.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 155-2,3,8; red book vol 39)

CHRISTIANSON, Thora

WI 16th Inf Co G Residence: Deerfield, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 44. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’11¼”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 19 Sep 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Assigned to this company on 8 Nov 1864, but never joined for duty. Discharged from the service 6 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 80-18; red book vol 21, p150) “Christian, Thora” “Christianson, Thore”

CHRISTIONSON, Fred

MN 10th Inf Co H. Residence: St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Enlisted 15 Aug 1862. Private. Reported to have deserted 29 Oct 1862 at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. Sources: (MCIW)

CHRISTOFASEN, Peter

IA 38th Inf Co D. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 21 August 1862. Mustered 27 Sep 1862. Private. Died 20 Aug 1863, Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. Buried in National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri; section 32, grave 64. Sources: (ISW-V p860)

CHRISTOFERSON, Hagen

MN 2nd Cav Co I. Residence: Winona, Winona County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 26 Nov 1863. Mustered 4 Jan 1864. Private. Served in both Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company. Mustered out 22 Nov 1865. Sources: (MINN p743) (MCIW p565) (Ulvestad p275) “Christophersen, Haagen".

CHRISTOFERSON, Ole

WI 3rd Inf Co B. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 44. Farmer. Blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’5”. Drafted. Enrolled at Carlton, Kewaunee County, Wisconsin, on 31 Oct 1864 and mustered there the same day. Private. “Paid for arrest and delivery $14.50. Never reported to company for duty.” Sources: (WHS red book vol 9, p42)

CHRISTOFFERSON, Jacob

NY 1st Inf Co K. Residence: Brooklyn, New York. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Rygg p47)

CHRISTOPHER, Nels

MN Lt Arty 2nd Battery. Residence: Not shown. Age 20. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Enrolled for one year on 2 Sep 1864. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service with the battery on 16 Aug 1865 at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. Sources: (MINN p796) (MCIW p666) (Ulvestad p275) (Copy of his discharge paper, provided by Donald Ellestad, Caledonia, Minnesota) “Christopherson, Nels” “Tweito, Nels”

CHRISTOPHER, Ole

WI 25th Inf Co B. Residence: Richwood, Richland County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Married. Age 41. Farmer. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Orion, Wisconsin. Mustered 13 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. Was with the company in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Left sick at Madison, Wisconsin. Joined the company at Columbus, Kentucky, on 20 May 1863. Received sick leave on 20 Jul 1863. Reported to the hospital in Madison where he died 27 Aug 1863 of chronic diarrhea. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30) “Christopherson, Ole”

CHRISTOPHER, Sevar B.

MN 13th Inf Co A. Residence: Minneapolis, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Spanish-American War: Enrolled as private 29 Apr 1898 at Minneapolis. Mustered 7 May 1898 at Camp Ramsey. Private. Promoted to Corporal 15 Jan 1899. In hospital 30 May to 15 Jun 1899. Mustered out 3 Oct 1899 at San Francisco, California. Sources: (MSAW p201)

CHRISTOPHERSEN, A.

See SKUDE, A. Christophersen.

CHRISTOPHERSEN, Andrew

Indian War: Private. From New Ulm, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p275)

CHRISTOPHERSEN, Bernt

From Fossum Bærk, Ostre Bærum, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: In 1878 at Elk Mound, Dunn County, Wisconsin, he was granted a pension of $4 a month because of chronic diarrhea, which he had contracted during the war. He died of this disease at Elk Mound in 1881. Sources: (Ulvestad p275) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998)

CHRISTOPHERSEN, Christ

MN 7th Inf Co E. Residence: Newburg, Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born at Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Enrolled 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 24 Sep 1862. Private. Served in Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his regiment on 16 Aug 1865. Lived at Mabel, Minnesota. In 1890, he was living in Newburg, Fillmore County. Sources: (MINN p340) (MCIW p377) (Ulvestad p275) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22) (“History of Fillmore County”, publ 1912, p150) “Christopherson, Christopher”

CHRISTOPHERSEN, Eddie

Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived at Fingal, North Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p275)

CHRISTOPHERSEN, Hans

From Kristiania (Oslo), Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived at Pocatello, Idaho. Sources: (Ulvestad p275)

CHRISTOPHERSEN, Henry

From Rannestad, Norway. Civil War: Private. Served in both Indian and Civil wars. Private. Post war: Lived at Pilot Mound, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p275)

CHRISTOPHERSEN, Knut

From Borgund, Lærdals Prestegjeld, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Vernon County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p275)

CHRISTOPHERSEN, Lars

From Hallingdal, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Pope County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p275)

CHRISTOPHERSEN, Lars C.

From Salten, Finmarken, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived at Hitchcock, South Dakota. Sources: (Ulvestad p275)

CHRISTOPHERSEN, Lauris

From Eker, Norway. Spanish-American War: Private. Post war: Lived at Alpena, Michigan. Sources: (Ulvestad p275)

CHRISTOPHERSEN, O.

Civil War: Buried at Forest Hill, Madison, Wisconsin. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

CHRISTOPHERSEN, Ola

Residence: Richland County, Wisconsin. From Lands Prestegjeld, Norway. Civil War: Private. Killed in battle. Sources: (Ulvestad p275)

CHRISTOPHERSEN, Ole

From Holden, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Wausau County, Wisconsin. Dead (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p275)

CHRISTOPHERSEN, Ole

From Eidsvold, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Frazee, Minnesota. (before 1907). Sources: (Ulvestad p275)

CHRISTOPHERSEN, Ole

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Franklin County, Iowa. Died in his 80th year. Sources: (Ulvestad p275)

CHRISTOPHERSEN, Ole

Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Barron County, Wisconsin. Died 1897. Sources: (Ulvestad p275)

CHRISTOPHERSEN, Thor

MN 2nd Cav Co G. Residence: Spring Grove, Houston County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 32. Enrolled 18 Dec 1863. Mustered 18 Jan 1864. Private. Discharged from the service with his company on 29 Dec 1865. Sources: (MINN p735) (MCIW p562) (Ulvestad p275)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Anders

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Halfway Creek, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 29. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’9¾”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Aug 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 28 Aug 1862. Bounty $100. Private. Served as an escort with the provisional transport from Stevenson, Alabama, on 13 Oct 1863. Transferred to Company H on 1 Dec 1864, and to 24th Infantry on 13 Feb 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-15; red book vol 20 p 30) (Buslett p379) (Ager p294) (RWV p808)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Andrew

WI 6th Inf Co B. Residence: Highland, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 40. Blue eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 6’. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 28 Oct 1864 at Highland, Wisconsin. Mustered at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, the same day. Private. Joined Company B on 27 Nov 1864. Took part in the battles of Gravelly Run, Virginia, 31 Mar 1865, and Five Forks, 1 & 2 Apr 1865. He was at the surrender of General Lee’s Army on 9 Apr 1865. Discharged from the service 14 Jul 1865 at Jeffersonville, Indiana. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 27-13) (Larsen) “Anders Christofferson”

CHRISTOPHERSON, Aven

IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Newark, Kendall County, Illinois. Born 18 Jan 1834 in Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Aug 1861 at Newark. Mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Taken prisoner near Dallas, Georgia, on 1 Jun 1864. Mustered out 6 Feb 1865 at Springfield, Illinois. Died 6 Mar 1883 in Newark. Buried in West Lisbon Lutheran Churchyard. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 71) (Rootsweb “Veterans of the Civil War Burials in Kendall County”) “Christopherson, Eivind”

CHRISTOPHERSON, Bernt

WI 36th Inf Co K. Residence: Spring Brook, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Born in Christiania (now Oslo), Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 37. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Feb 1864 at Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Mustered 23 Mar 1864 at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged 18 May 1865 at Madison. “Was never with the Reg’t when in battle as he was always sick on such occasions was a very poor Soldier, But a good Bummer.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 162-12; red book vol 41) “Christopherson, Brent”

CHRISTOPHERSON, Chris

MN 3rd Inf Co A. Residence: Plainview, Wabashaw County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Enrolled 3 Sep 1864. Mustered the same day. Recruit. Private. Discharged from the service by order 23 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p124) (MCIW p179)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Christian

IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County Iowa. Born in Ringerike, Norway, 28 Apr 1834. Civil War: Age 25. Enlisted 9 Oct 1861. Mustered 5 Nov 1861. Private. Wounded 15 Feb 1862, Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Taken prisoner 6 Apr 1862, Shiloh, Tennessee. Paroled at Montgomery, Alabama, in May 1862. Discharged from the service for disability 23 Apr 1863. Post war: Married 3 Jan 1864 in Clayton County, Iowa, to Jorun Olson [Valle]. Lived in Freeborn County, Minnesota. Letters of guardianship dated 26 Oct 1886, show him living in the Insane Hospital at Rochester, Minnesota. Died 26 Oct 1886 at Rochester, age 52. Buried in Springwater Cemetery, Canoe Township, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Surname on grave marker is “Danstua”. Sources: (ISW-II p443) (e-mail, Norman Hjelmeland, Des Moines, Iowa)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Christian

MN Hv Arty 1st Reg Co C. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 40. Enrolled 17 Oct 1864. Mustered 18 Oct 1864. Private. Transferred to Co M, 7 Jul 1865. Discharged from the service 15 Jul 1865. Sources: (MINN p579)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Christopher

WI 53rd Inf Co D. Residence: Barre, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’5½”. Enlisted for one year on 16 Mar 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On 10 Jun 1865, at Pleasant Hill, Missouri, he and his company were merged into the WI 51st. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 198-13; 201-5)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Elias

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 17. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 26 Nov 1861 at Primrose and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Dec 1861. Private. Sick in Bridgeport, Alabama, 13 Sep 1863. Served with the provisions transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Sick 20 Oct 1863. Sick 24 Feb 1864. Suffered a severe wound in his right arm while near Atlanta on 21 Jul 1863. Sent to hospital. Wounded again at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Mustered out with Company G on 13 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p100) (Buslett p530) (Ulvestad p275) (Ager p312) “Christofferson, Elias”

CHRISTOPHERSON, Enock

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 32. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 18 Oct 1861 at Milwaukee. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick in Milwaukee 2 Sep 1862. Mustered out with Company, 1 Jan 1865, at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p 44) (Buslett p409) (Ulvestad p275) (Ager p298)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Even

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Onalaska, La Crosse County (or Ettrick, Trempealeau County), Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 39. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 10 Feb 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to LaCrosse. Mustered at La Crosse the same day. Private. Joined the Company at Knoxville, Tennessee. Promoted to Sergeant. Sent to Division Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, on 8 Jul 1864. Transferred to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee. Temporarily assigned to the Wisconsin 24th Infantry on 13 Feb 1865. Transferred to Company I of the Wisconsin 13th on 10 Jun 1865. Died 15 Oct 1865 in the 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, hospital in San Antonio, Texas, 16 Oct 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 18 p 174; vol 20 p 72) (TAR) (Ager p303) (Buslett p473) (Ulvestad p259) (Meeker)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Fingal

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Worth County, Iowa. Civil War: Age 45. Married. Enlisted for three years on 12 Dec 1861 in Worth County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Left behind sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 11 Jun 1862. Discharged from the service for disability due to disease at Jacinto, Mississippi, 22 Jul 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p142) (Buslett p621) (Ulvestad p275) (Ager p317) (Walk)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Frank

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Clermont, Fayette County, Iowa. Frants Christopherson Lieshagen, age 54, emigrated to the U. S. in 1861 with his wife, Anne Katrine Olsdatter Sandsbraaten, also 54, and their daughter, Fredrikke, age 21. Civil War: Age 45. Married. Enlisted for three years on 10 Jan 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1862. Private. Died of Disease on the rivership "Graham" near Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 9 Apr 1862. Buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p114) (Love p1082) (Buslett p556) (Ulvestad p275) (Ager p309) (Letter, Kjell Haugnes, Bergverksgt 6A, N-0551 Oslo, Norway) “Christofferson, Frank” “Christopherson, Frantz” “Christopherson, Frants” “Christopherson, Frans”

CHRISTOPHERSON, Fred’k

IL 1st Lt Arty New Battery B. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Clerk. Age 36. Blue eyes, gray hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Jun 1863. Mustered 16 Jul 1863 at Chicago. Private. Mustered out 6 Jul 1865 at Chicago. Sources: (ILSA reel 16 p25)

CHRISTOPHERSON, George

MN 9th Inf Co E. Residence: South Bend, Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 41. Enrolled 20 Aug 1862. Mustered 14 Nov 1862. Wagoner. Transferred to Veterans Reserve Corps 10 Aug 1864. Discharged from the service 14 Nov 1865. Sources: (MINN p428) (MCIW p445)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Hendrick

IL 1st Lt Arty New Battery B. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 19. Gray eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 31 Jun 1863. Mustered 16 Jul 1863 at Chicago. Private. Deserted 1 Sep 1863. Sources: (ILSA reel 16 p25)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Holiver

WI 10th Inf Co G. Residence: Springfield, Jackson County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 23. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 7 Sep 1861 at Black River Falls, Wisconsin. Mustered 5 Oct 1861 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. “Halvor Christopherson” died of disease on 9 Jan 1863 at Nashville, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 48-15; red book vol 15) (WLCW p48) (Love p1072)

CHRISTOPHERSON, James A.

IL 65th Inf Co H. Born in Norway. Civil War: Carpenter. Age 22. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Apr 1862 at Chicago, Illinois. Mustered 1 May 1862 at Chicago. Private. Mustered out 19 Jun 1865 at Springfield, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel 6 p35)

CHRISTOPHERSON, John

WI 7th Inf Co B. Residence: Franklin, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Age 23. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 15 Oct 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Ole Torgus, Franklin, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service 28 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 33-13; red book vol 12 p28)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Knud

WI 12th Inf Co B. Residence: Greenwood, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 40. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’6½”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 21 Sep 1864 at Greenwood, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Private. Mustered out 31 May 1865 near Washington DC. Post war: Buried at Greenwood cemetery, Elroy, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-13; red book vol 17, p30) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) “Christopherson, Rand”

CHRISTOPHERSON, Lars

IL 91st Inf Co E. Residence: Lisbon, Kendall County, Illinois. Born 15 Mar 1844 in Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 26. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’8¾”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Aug 1862 at Lisbon. Mustered 8 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with Company on 12 Jul 1865 at Mobile, Alabama. Died 20 May 1897 at Lisbon. Buried 26 May 1897 in West Lisbon Lutheran Churchyard. Sources: (ILSA reel 8 p15) (Rootsweb “Veterans of the Civil War Burials in Kendall County”)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Lars

WI 51st Inf Co I. Residence: Hammond, St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 41. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for one year on 4 Mar 1865 at Hudson, Wisconsin. Mustered 28 Apr 1865 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 198-10)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Lewis

MN 11th Inf Co K. Residence not shown. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enrolled 29 Aug 1864. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment on 26 Jun 1865. Sources: (MINN p527) (MCIW p505)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Nels K.

MN 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Austin, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Spanish-American War: Age 22. Enrolled 29 Apr 1898 at Austin. Mustered 6 May at Camp Ramsey, St. Paul. Corporal. In hospital 21 Aug to 8 Sep 1898. Furloughed 8 Sep to 8 Oct. On furlough with G Company 9 Oct to 21 Oct. Furlough extended to 5 Nov per surgeon’s certificate. Mustered out 5 Nov at New Ulm, Minnesota. Sources: (MSAW p169)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Ole

MN 2nd Cav Co F. Residence: Warsaw, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enrolled 12 Dec 1863. Mustered 31 Dec 1863. Private. Served in both Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company on 2 Dec 1865. Sources: (MINN p731) (MCIW p560)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Ole

MN 2nd Cav Co G. Residence: Spring Grove, Houston County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Enrolled 24 Dec 1863. Mustered 18 Jan 1864. Private. Served in both Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company 29 Dec 1865. Sources: (MINN p735) (MCIW p562)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Ole

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Barre, LaCrosse County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 25. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 8 Dec 1861 in La Crosse County. Mustered 20 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick in hospital at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 11 Jun 1862. Sick in the general hospital on 28 Jul 1862. Died of disease in hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, 6 Sep 1862. Buried in Spring Grove Cemetery near Cincinnati, Ohio; lot B grave 140. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-7, 77-8; red book vol 20 p72) (Love p1082) (Buslett p473) (TAR) (Ulvestad p275) (Ager p303) “Christoffersen”

CHRISTOPHERSON, Ole

WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Bratsberg (Bratsbery ?), Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 28. Teacher. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Viroqua, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. “Is a Norwegian by birth. Only a short time in this country when he enlisted. Was well drilled in Norway, is a good scholar in his own language. Has been absent sick considerably but was with us from Atlanta till he was mustered out. Has acted as company clerk and has been a very good soldier.” Died of disease at Madison, Wisconsin, on 27 Aug 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30) (Love p1099)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Ole

WI 44th Inf Co C. Residence: Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Farmington, Jefferson County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for one year on 1 Nov 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 12 Nov 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with this company on 28 Aug 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Minto, Walsh County, North Dakota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-4,15; red book vol 49; blue book) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Ole 1st

WI 37th Inf Co K. Residence: York, Greene County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 33. Married. Blue eyes, brown hair, freckled complexion, 5’6½”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 29 Sep 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged 7 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 167-13; red book vol 42)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Ole 2nd

WI 37th Inf Co K. Residence: Adams, Greene County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 38. Married. Blue eyes, light brown hair, florid complexion, 5’11”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 29 Sep 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Discharged 7 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 167-13; red book vol 42)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Osman

WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Kilbourne City, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 23. Gray eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Newport, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. “This man is a Norwegian and has been one of the steady, straight forward men, quiet, orderly and always ready to perform duties without complaint. Brave and cheerful. Has helped through all that the regiment has and has won the credit of a worthy soldier.” Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Osmond

WI 2nd Cav Co D. Civil War: Age 18 [?]. Enlisted 7 Dec 1861 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered 11 Feb 1862 at Camp Washburn, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 207-6)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Sever

MN 10th Inf Co D. Residence: Warsaw, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 20. Enrolled 22 Aug 1862. Mustered 9 Oct 1862. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment on 19 Aug 1865. Sources: (MINN p471) (MCIW p477)

CHRISTOPHERSON, Thor

WI 17th Inf Co F. Civil War: Age 45. Enlisted for three years on 25 Feb 1862 at Boscobel, Wisconsin. Mustered 25 Feb 1862 at Madison. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 27 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 22, p124)

CHROSHONG, William

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CHROSHOUG, William

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