HANSEN, Jens

WI 21st Inf Co I. Residence: New Denmark, Brown County, Wisconsin. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 20. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Drafted. Enrolled for three years and mustered on 21 Nov 1863 at New Denmark. Private. Transferred to this company from WI 1st Inf on 20 Sep 1864. Was in the battles of the Atlanta campaign and was in the battles of Averysboro and Bentonville, North Carolina, 16-19 Mar 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 26)

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