HANSON, Aslack

WI 22nd Inf Co I. Residence: Ridgeway, Iowa County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 44. Blue eyes, sandy hair, sandy complexion, 5’6”. Drafted and enrolled for one year on 28 Sep 1864. Private. This unit in North Carolina was ordered on 30 Apr 1865 to move to Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin, to become the camp’s permanent guard. Hanson never joined the Regimental Permanent Garrison at Camp Randall. He belonged to this company “only on paper”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 254-1)