HANSON, Charles

TX 3rd Inf Co D. CSA. Born Carl Hansen about 1839 at Fredrikshald, Norway. Civil War: Blue eyes, dark hair, 5’6”. Enlisted for the war on 12 Sep 1861 at Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas. Private. Asssigned to extra duty as a sailmaker from 1 to 30 Apr 1863 at Fort Brown, Texas. Promoted to Corporal in early May 1863, and to Sergeant on 15 May 1863. He was in Confederate General Hospital at Shreveport, Louisiana, from 12 to 21 Feb 1865, suffering from intermittent fever. Paroled at Galveston, Texas, on 5 Jul 1865. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)