WI 6th Inf Co B. Residence: Nelson, Buffalo County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 31. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Drafted. Enrolled and mustered 24 Sep 1864 at La Crosse. Private. Joined Company B on 27 Nov 1864. Absent sick at City Point Hospital, Virginia, since 29 Nov 1864. Discharged from the service for disability from Saterlee General Hospital at West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 15 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 11 p44) (Larsen) “Hanson, Elias”