CHRISTIANSON, Christian

WI 17th Inf Co A. Residence: Vernon City, Wisconsin. Born 1830 in Oyer, Oppland, Norway. Came to Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, in 1848. Civil War: Farmer. Age 36. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 29 Sep 1864 at Gibson, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Mustered out 2 Jun 1865. Post war: Died 1905. Buried in Coon Prairie Lutheran Church cemetery between Westby and Viroqua, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 87-14; red book vol 22, p12) (email, Diane Northrup, La Crosse, Wisconsin dinorth@execpc.com)

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