LANFELL, Hans Olsen

WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Clinton, Rock County, Wisconsin. Born 1831. Civil War: Age 30. Married. Enlisted for three years on 24 Dec 1861 at Beloit, Wisconsin, and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Died of tuberculosis at Mississippi River Island No. 10 on 15 Oct 1862. Buried in Mississippi River National Cemetery at Memphis, Tennessee. Widow Gurene H. Lanfell was granted a pension of $8 a month. Memorial stone bearing his name and the dates “1831-1862” is in Jefferson Prairie Cemetery at Clinton. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-9, 77-8; red book vol 20 p102) (Buslett p537) (Ager p312) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.) (Hedberg) “Lanfelt, Hans Olsen”