CHRISTOPHERSON, Ole

WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Bratsberg (Bratsbery ?), Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 28. Teacher. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Viroqua, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. “Is a Norwegian by birth. Only a short time in this country when he enlisted. Was well drilled in Norway, is a good scholar in his own language. Has been absent sick considerably but was with us from Atlanta till he was mustered out. Has acted as company clerk and has been a very good soldier.” Died of disease at Madison, Wisconsin, on 27 Aug 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30) (Love p1099)

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