HANSON, Christian

WI 44th Inf Co C. Residence: Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Nekimi, Winnebago County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 44. Married. Blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 29 Oct 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 7 Nov 1864 at Madison. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Sick in hospital at Paducah, Kentucky, after 18 Jul 1865. Sent to hospital in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, and discharged from there on 16 Aug 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-4; red book vol 49; blue book)