HANSON, Louis M.

WI 25th Inf Co K. Residence: Bloomingdale, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 25. Blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 12 Aug 1862 at Viroqua, Wisconsin. Mustered 14 Sep 1862 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Sergeant. Discharged from the service for lung disease on 20 Nov 1863 at Madison, Wisconsin. “This man died a few days after being discharged from the service leaving a large family. He was a good and trusty Serg’t true to his country.”; note written beside this soldier’s name on his final payroll muster sheet. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 121-15; red book vol 30)