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HEYER, Christian

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: East Randolph, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 40. Married. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 9 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 2 Dec 1861. Sergeant. Demoted to Wagonmaster. Promoted to First Sergeant 1 Aug 1862. Taken prisoner at Stone's River, Tennessee, 31 Dec 1862. Exchanged. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863. Was absent because of his wounds. Commissioned Second Lieutenant of Company B on 3 Jul 1863. Transferred to C Company again 25 Apr 1864 and mustered out as Sergeant on 31 Dec 1864. Post war: A man named Christian Heyer, living in Fox Lake, Dodge County, was granted a pension of $4 a month because of a wound to his right thigh. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5,17; red book vol 20 p 28, 42) (Buslett p417) (Ulvestad p257) (Ager p298) (Meeker) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.)

HEYERDAHL, Christopher

WI 38th Inf Co I. Residence: Diamond Bluff, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born in Kristiania, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 42. Hazel eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 16 Aug 1864 at Diamond Bluff. Mustered 13 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Recruit. Private. Bounty $100. Mustered out at Tennallytown, DC, on 2 Jun 1865. Post war: Died in Martell, Wisconsin (before 1907). Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 170-11,13; red book vol 43) (Ulvestad p291) “Heyerdahl, Chr. G. R.”