CHRISTOPHERSON, Ole

WI 44th Inf Co C. Residence: Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Farmington, Jefferson County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for one year on 1 Nov 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 12 Nov 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with this company on 28 Aug 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Minto, Walsh County, North Dakota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-4,15; red book vol 49; blue book) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59)

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