HANSON, Ole

WI 11th Inf Co K. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born (possibly Eggebraaten”) in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 22 Feb 1864 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $300. Recruit. Private. Took part with the Wisconsin 23rd Infantry in General Banks’ Red River Campaign in 1864. Died of disease on 15 Sep 1864 in a Regimental hospital at Brashear City, Louisiana. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 52-13; red book vol 16, p200) (WLCW p55) (Love p1074) (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, publ. 2002 p 4-13)

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