HANSON, Soren

WI 11th Inf. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born in Jefferson, Wisconsin. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Volunteer recruit. Enlisted for three years on 22 Feb 1864 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Bounty $300. Private. One of ten young Norwegian farm boys volunteering this day in Green Bay. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 52-13)

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