CHRISTENSON, Tobias

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: LaCrosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 23. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 16 Feb 1862 at La Crosse. Mustered 25 Feb 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Transferred to WI 15th Inf Co H. Taken prisoner in Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, 20 Sep 1863. Sent to Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia; then to Andersonville Prison, where he died of scurvy on 18 Oct 1864. Buried at Andersonville Cemetery, grave 11088. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p16, blue book vol 20 p12) (Love p1082) (Buslett p348) (Ulvestad p274) ancestry.com) (Ager p291, 309) (Meeker) “Christianson, Tobias”

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