EVENSON, Christopher

WI 27th Inf Co D. Residence: Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born 13 May 1827 at Follaug in Gjerpen, Norway, son of Even Christophersen and Elisabet Olsdatter. Came to America in 1850. Married on 6 Mar 1854 to Marie Jacobsen. Married on 28 Dec 1862 to Louise Pedersen. Civil War: Farmer. Age 37. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 19 Sep 1864 at Manitowoc. Mustered 7 Oct 1864 at Madison. Bounty $100. Private. Joined Company from recruiting depot on 8 Nov 1864. Private. Mustered out with company on 14 Jul 1865 at Clarksville, Texas. Post war: Died 7 Jul 1902; buried at Gibson, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 129-14, 130-6, 131-10; red book vol 32) (Bjerke p33)