HANSON, Jacob

WI Hv Arty Co K. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 33. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Sep 1864 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Enlistment credited to Kenosha, Wisconsin. Private. Deserted from the company on 18 Oct 1864 at Chicago, while on his way from Madison, Wisconsin, to Washington DC to join this unit. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 246-1; red book vol 6)

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