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)

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