JANSON, Andrew O.

WI 15th Inf Co A. Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 25 Oct 1861 at Chicago. Mustered 15 Nov 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Under arrest at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 17 May 1862. Assigned to escort a supply train from Stevenson, Alabama, beginning 13 Oct 1863. Absent sick in Chattanooga, Tennessee, since 28 Nov 1863. Transferred to the U.S. Navy on 5 May 1864 near Ringgold, Georgia. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-3; red book vol 20 p18; blue book vol 20 p16) (Buslett p355) (Meeker) (Ager p292)