HANSON, Christian

MN Mounted Rangers, 1st Regiment, Co I. Residence: Frankford, Wright County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 38. Enrolled 6 Nov 1862. Mustered 1 Dec 1862. Private. Served in both Indian and Civil wars. Discharged from the service with his company, 1 Dec 1863. Post war: “Christ’r Hanson” of Saint Cloud, Stearns County, Minnesota, in Jan 1881 was awarded a pension of $4 a month because of the loss of his left thumb from a gunshot wound. Sources: (MINN p668) (MCIW p537) (Pension List, 1882-3, Vol 4 p579) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)