WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Clermont, Fayette County, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Jan 1862 at Clermont and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1862. Private. Was several times sick at various hospitals. Killed in action, a gunshot through his head, while on the skirmish line before Atlanta, Georgia, 2 Aug 1864. Buried in National Cemetery at Marietta, Georgia; section C, grave 718. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10,16; red book vol 20 p114) (Buslett p555) (Ulvestad p274) (Ager p309) “Christianson, Gulbrand” “Christenson, Gudbrand”