CHURCHILL, Christopher

WI 38th Inf Co E. Residence: La Grange, Walworth County, Wisconsin. Born “Christopher Tjøstelsen Støa” on 25 Oct 1829 in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 33. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’2”. Enlisted for one year on 6 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 7 Sep 1864 at Madison. Bounty $100. Private. Joined this company on 30 Sep 1864. Mustered out 2 Jun 1865. Post war: He was married on 20 Apr 1880 to Marthe Olsdatter (1840-1923). No children. Died 17 Oct 1906. Buried at Skoponong Lutheran Cemetery, Palmyra, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 170-13; red book vol 43) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-3099)

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