CHRISTENSON, Hans

WI 15th Inf Co F. Residence: Brown County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Farmer. Age 27. Married. Blue eyes, blond hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Nov 1861 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, on 12 Dec 1861. Private. Left sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10, on 11 Jun 1862 and sent to hospital 20 Jul 1862. Was sick in Iuka, Mississippi, and Corinth, Mississippi, the same year; also Bowling Green, Kentucky, and Farmington, Mississippi, and in Cleveland, Ohio, on 1 Jan 1863. Killed, shot through the heart, on Rocky Face Ridge in the battle of New Hope Church, Georgia, on 27 May 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-8,15; red book vol 20 p86) (Love p1081) (Buslett p501) (Ulvestad p274) (Ager p306) (Quiner p 627) (Meeker)

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