WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Primrose, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 17. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 26 Nov 1861 at Primrose and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Dec 1861. Private. Sick in Bridgeport, Alabama, 13 Sep 1863. Served with the provisions transport from Stevenson, Alabama, in October 1863. Sick 20 Oct 1863. Sick 24 Feb 1864. Suffered a severe wound in his right arm while near Atlanta on 21 Jul 1863. Sent to hospital. Wounded again at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Mustered out with Company G on 13 Jan 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p100) (Buslett p530) (Ulvestad p275) (Ager p312) “Christofferson, Elias”