EVENSON, Christian

WI 53rd Inf Co D. Residence: Christiana, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Blue eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 27 Mar 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On 10 Jun 1865 at Pleasant Hill, Missouri, he and his company were merged into the WI 51st. Mustered out 29 Jun 1865 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 198-13; 201-5,13) “Ebenson, Christian”