WI 11th Inf Co E. Residence: Freeman, Crawford County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’5½.” Volunteer. Enlisted for one year on 5 Oct 1864 at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Mustered there the same day. Private. Absent sick since 2 Apr 1865. Discharged from the service 30 Jun 1865 at Prairie du Chien. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 52-13; red book vol 16, p94) “Hanson, Nelson”