ERICSON, Christian

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Bergen, Norway. Civil War: Clerk. Age 23. Unmarried. Light blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Jul 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. First Sergeant. Commissioned Second Lieutenant on 19 Dec 1862 at Washington. Promoted to First Lieutenant and transferred to Company F. Joined it on 12 Mar 1864 at Lookout Point, Tennessee. Promoted to Captain of Company I. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p65, 72)