HANSON, Casper

WI 15th Inf Co I. Residence: Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 33. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 14 Dec 1861 at Eau Claire and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 20 Dec 1861. Private. Sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 17 Oct and 28 Nov 1863; also sick in Nashville, Tennessee, 23 May 1864. Transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps 10 Apr 1864. Post war: Lived in Pepin County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-11; red book vol 20 p130) (Buslett p591) (Ulvestad p288) (Ager p314, e52) (“Notes of a Civil War Soldier“ by Bersven Nelson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, vol 26, by NAHA, 1974) “Hansen, Casper”