ERIKSON, Christian

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Moscow, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Married. Farmer. Age 50. Married. Brown eyes, gray hair, dark complexion. Enlisted for three years on 13 Nov 1861 at Moscow and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 8 Dec 1861. Private. Detached to Light Artillery 27 Oct 1863 on orders of General Willich. Wounded and taken prisoner at New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Died in Atlanta Prison 12 Jul 1864. Buried in National Cemetery at Marietta, Georgia; section A, grave 124. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p100) (Buslett p531) (Ager p312). “Erickson, Christian”