ANDERSON, Christopher

WI 47th Inf Co D. Residence: Amherst, Portage County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Harmony, Rock County. Born 2 Feb 1837 in Norway, a son of Andrew Christophersen and Mary. He came to America in 1857 to Portage County. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’3”. Enlisted for one year on 1 Feb 1865 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 10 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Discharged from the service on 1 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: After the war he farmed in Amherst Township, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 188-5; red book vol 52) (Ulvestad p267) “Standard History of Waupaca County, Wisconsin” by John M. Ware, publ 1917.)