IA 6th Cav Co D. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born in Hakedalen, Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Enlisted 20 Nov 1862. Mustered 9 Dec 1862. Private. Mustered out 17 Oct 1865, Sioux City, Iowa. Post war: Died before 1907. Brother of Augustus Hanson and Edward Hanson who served in the Civil War. Sources: (ISW-IV p1174) (Ulvestad p287) (Email, Norman Hjelmeland, 19 Nov 2012)