HANSEN, Jens

WI 19th Inf Co B. Residence: Fillmore County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 35. Brown eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 28 Jan 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered 4 Mar 1862 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 12 Feb 1864 at Newbern, North Carolina. Died in a rebel prison in Salisbury, North Carolina. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 97-4,17; red book vol 24) (Ole G. Hougan’s Civil War Diary, 2 Jan & 4 Jul 1863) “Hanson, Jens”

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