HANSON, Erasmus

IL 34th Inf Co A. Residence: Jordan, Whiteside County, Illinois. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 25. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 7 Sep 1861 at Camp Butler and mustered there the same day. Private. Re-enlisted. For three years on 23 Dec 1863 at Chattanooga, Tennessee, and mustered there on 3 Jan 1864. Promoted to Corporal. Mustered out 12 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 69, 71.)