CHRISTOPHERSON, Aven

IL 36th Inf Co F. Residence: Newark, Kendall County, Illinois. Born 18 Jan 1834 in Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Unmarried. Gray eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Aug 1861 at Newark. Mustered 20 Aug 1861 at Aurora, Illinois. Private. Taken prisoner near Dallas, Georgia, on 1 Jun 1864. Mustered out 6 Feb 1865 at Springfield, Illinois. Died 6 Mar 1883 in Newark. Buried in West Lisbon Lutheran Churchyard. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 71) (Rootsweb “Veterans of the Civil War Burials in Kendall County”) “Christopherson, Eivind”

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