HANSON, August

WI 21st Inf Co E. Residence: Charlestown, Calumet County, Wisconsin. Born in Germany. Civil War: Married. Age 32. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 20 Aug 1862 at Chilton, Wisconsin. Mustered 5 Sep 1862 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Private. Promoted to First Sergeant. On 4 Jul 1864, at Cowen Station, Tennessee, Hanson was appointed Second Lieutenant of Company E. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 106-7,14; red book vol 26)