WI 44th Inf Co F. Residence: Mishicott, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born 2 Feb 1824 in Birkenes, Norway, son of Halvor Bensen and Martha. Came to America in 1850. Married on 29 Nov 1855 to Elen Mathea Levre. Civil War: Farmer. Age 40. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for one year on 5 Oct 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Gibralter, Door County. Mustered 7 Oct 1864 at Madison. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out with this company on 28 Aug 1865 at Paducah, Kentucky. Post war: Died 24 Feb 1904; buried at Gibson, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-14; red book vol 49; blue book) (Bjerke, p8) “Halvorson, Andrew” “Halvorsen, Andreas”