HANSON, Lars

WI 15th Inf Co B. Residence: Stoughton, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 28. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 16 Nov 1861. Private. Taken prisoner at Chickamauga, Georgia, 20 Sep 1863, and died of scorbutus (scurvy) at Andersonville Prison on 8 Sep 1864. Buried in Andersonville Cemetery; grave 7649. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-4, 259-2; red book vol 20 p 30) (Buslett p384) (Ulvestad p288) (Ager p295) (RWV p808) (GPO p89) (“Prisoners who died at Andersonville Prison” Atwater List, publ 1865)

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