HANSEN, Martinus

WI 43rd Inf Co D. Residence: Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Blacksmith. Age 27. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9¼”. Enrolled for one year on 27 Aug 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, as a substitute for Lucius B. Clark, of Beloit. Mustered there the same day. Private. Was sent sick from Johnsonville, Tennessee, to Nashville, Tennessee, 27 Nov 1864. Died 14 Dec 1864 in US General hospital at Nashville. Buried there. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 178-5; red book vol 48; blue book 49) (Descendant R. M. Hansen, Cedar Rapids, Iowa)