HANSON, Nils

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Neshonoc, LaCrosse County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 31. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 14 Nov 1861 in La Crosse County. Mustered 10 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Wagonmaster. Left sick at Florence, Alabama, at the General Hospital on 26 Aug 1862. Reduced to ranks from Wagonmaster on 1 Nov 1862. Fined $5 on 15 May 1863 by sentence of Regimental Provost. Wounded, shot under his left eye, at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863 and taken prisoner. Paroled and sent to hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Discharged from the service at U. S. Hospital No.8, Nashville, Tennessee, 30 Apr 1864, for disability on account of his wound. Post war: Died in Clay County, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p74) (TAR) (Buslett p479) (Ager p304) (Quiner p 625) (Hedberg)

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