HANSON, Austin

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Neshonoc, LaCrosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 29. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, sandy complexion, 6’. Enlisted for three years on 29 Feb 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there on 3 Mar 1864. Private. Joined the Company at Knoxville, Tennessee. Transferred to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee, 20 Dec 1864. Temporarily assigned to the 24th Infantry. Transferred on 10 Jun 1865 to the Wisconsin 13th Infantry, Company I. Mustered out 24 Nov 1865 at San Antonio, Texas. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 18, p178; vol 20, p74) (TAR) (Buslett p478) (Ager p304). “Hanson, Ansten”