ONSON, Christian

WI 3rd Inf Co F. Residence: Boscobel, Grant County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 24. Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, auburn hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for three years on 6 May 1861 at Boscobel. Mustered 29 Jun 1861 at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Private. Taken prisoner at Front Royal, Virginia, 24 May 1862. Exchanged 14 Sep 1862. Died of disease 12 Oct 1862 at Alexandria, Virginia. Sources: (WHS red book vol 9 p120)

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