HANSON, Halvor

IA 12th Inf Co G. Residence: Locust Lane, Iowa. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 19. Enlisted 23 Oct 1861. Mustered 5 Nov 1861. Private. Missing in battle 6 Apr 1862, Shiloh, Tennessee. Found to have been taken prisoner. Was a prisoner for three months. Mustered out 20 Jan 1863, Memphis, Tennessee. Post war: In 1890, he was living in Sheldon, Ransom County, North Dakota. Sources: (ISW-II p471) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59) “Hanson, Haldor” “Hanson, Henry”