CHRISTOPHERSON, Frank

WI 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Clermont, Fayette County, Iowa. Frants Christopherson Lieshagen, age 54, emigrated to the U. S. in 1861 with his wife, Anne Katrine Olsdatter Sandsbraaten, also 54, and their daughter, Fredrikke, age 21. Civil War: Age 45. Married. Enlisted for three years on 10 Jan 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 13 Feb 1862. Private. Died of Disease on the rivership “Graham” near Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 9 Apr 1862. Buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-10; red book vol 20 p114) (Love p1082) (Buslett p556) (Ulvestad p275) (Ager p309) (Letter, Kjell Haugnes, Bergverksgt 6A, N-0551 Oslo, Norway) “Christofferson, Frank” “Christopherson, Frantz” “Christopherson, Frants” “Christopherson, Frans”

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