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)

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