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CHURCH, Peter

MN 6th Inf Co B. Residence: Watertown, Carver County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Enrolled 9 Aug 1862. Mustered 1 Oct 1862. Private. Discharged from the service with his regiment on 19 Aug 1865. Post war: Peter Church, of Delano, Wright County, Minnesota, in March 1882, received pension of $6.00 a month because of disease of the brain resulting from sunstroke. Sources: (MINN p282) (MCIW p332) (US Pension List of 1882-3. p590) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota).

CHURCHILL, Christopher

WI 38th Inf Co E. Residence: La Grange, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Born “Christopher Tjøstelsen Støa” on 25 Oct 1829 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 33. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’2”. Enlisted for one year on 6 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 7 Sep 1864 at Madison. Bounty $100. Private. Joined this company on 30 Sep 1864. Mustered out 2 Jun 1865. Post war: He was married on 20 Apr 1880 to Marthe Olsdatter (1840-1923). No children. Died 17 Oct 1906. Buried at Skoponong Lutheran Cemetery, Palmyra, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 170-13; red book vol 43) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-3099)

CHURNES, Lars K.

From Sogn, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Crawford County, Wisconsin. Died 1900. Sources: (Ulvestad p275)

CHURNOS, Smith

IA 21st Inf Co G. Residence: McGregor, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 30. Enlisted 15 Aug 1862. Mustered 22 Aug 1862. Private. Died 29 Apr 1863. Sources: (ISW-III p475)

CHURRICK, Chris

WI 42nd Inf Co E. Residence: Freeman, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 18. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Sep 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Recruit entitled to bounty $100. Private. Died of pneumonia at Camp Butler, Springfield, Illinois, on 19 Jan 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 176-13; red book vol 47) (Love p1119) “Cherwick, Chris” “Cheriwick, Christian”