HANSON, John

WI 22nd Inf Co G. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 34. Gray eyes, light brown hair, light complexion, 5’6½”. Drafted from Moscow, Iowa County, Wisconsin, and enrolled for one year on 28 Sep 1864. Private. This unit in North Carolina was ordered on 30 Apr 1865 to move to Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin, to become the camp’s permanent guard. Hanson never joined the guard at Camp Randall. Instead he was mustered out 17 May 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 254-1; red book vol 27)

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