HANSON, John H.

IL 106th Inf Co K. Residence: Sweetwater, Menard County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 32. Married. Gray eyes, brown hair, sandy complexion, 5’7¾”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Athens, Illinois. Mustered 18 Sep 1862 at Lincoln, Illinois. Private. Discharged 3 Aug 1865. Post war: In 1890, he was living at Storden, Cottonwood County, Minnesota. Sources: (ILSA reel 9 p63) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, Minnesota, No.123, roll 22)

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