EVANSON, James

WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Bloomingdal, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 23. Blue eyes, light hair, brown complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Viroqua, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Private. “Was with the Regt from organization to Augst 1863 at Helena Ark. Taken sick and sent to hospital at Memphis Tenn and was afterward sent to Jeffersonville Ind where he died April 1864.” Died of disease at Louisville, Kentucky, on 18 Jun 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30) (Love p1099) “Evenson, James”

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