WI 44th Inf Co C. Residence: Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Nekimi, Winnebago County. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 36. Farmer. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for one year on 29 Oct 1864 at Waupaca, Wisconsin. Mustered 7 Nov 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. On furlough during August 1865 and mustered out sometime then. Post war: A “Hans Howell 1828-1901” stone is in Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery Sect. I Row 42, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 180-4; red book vol 49; blue book) (KJR) (USGenWeb Archives by Geraldine Trinrud “Hewell, Hans”