GULBRANDSON, Christopher

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Worth County, Iowa. Civil War: Age 45. Married. Enlisted for three years on 20 Jan 1862 in Worth County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Left behind sick at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 11 Jun 1862. Became unfit for service and was discharged for disease at Cincinnati, Ohio, 10 Oct 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p144) (Buslett p623) (Ager p317) (Ulvestad p284) (Walk) “Gulbranson, Christopher” “Guldbrandson, Christian” [Mrs. Walk thinks this could be “Rugland, Christopher” who is shown in Silver Lake Lutheran Church records to have died in Sep 1880 and for whom a funeral was held on 5 Sep 1880 in the Round Prairie Lutheran Church at Glenville, Minnesota. The Silver Lake records also show a marriage of Kristoffer Gulbrandson and Randi Tollefsdatter on 26 June 1863. The 1880 Minnesota Census, Freeborn County, Freeman Township, shows Christopher Gilbertson, age 64, and Randene Gilbertson, age 60.]

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