JOHNSON, Hans

MN 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born 3 Apr 1836, in Holden, Norway, a son of Anders Jensen Skipnæs and Aaste Bjørnsdatter Killinghoven. Immigrated as H. Jonson, age 8, on board the Salvator, which arrived in New York from Porsgrunn, Telemark, on 6 Jul 1844 after a voyage of 59 days. Civil War: Age 25. Unmarried. Enrolled 8 Oct 1861. Mustered 4 Nov 1861. Sergeant. Commissioned and served as Second Lieutenant. Died 5 Jul 1862 at Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Sources: (MINN p136) (MCIW p185, 687) (Ulvestad p257, 261) (Naeseth ’44-324) “Skibsnaes, Hans Andersen” “Skipnes, Hans”

Menu