SAMPSON, Christopher

MN 5th Inf Co C. Residence: Waseca County, Minnesota. Born in Sandsvær, Norway. Civil War: Age 26. Enrolled 24 Feb 1862. Mustered 18 Mar 1862. Private. He was a cannoneer. Died of disease in Randolph County, Arkansas, on 26 (or 20) Sep 1864. Christopher Sorensen and Carl Sorenson were brothers and in the army both used the name “Sampson”. Sources: (MINN p242) (MCIW p288) (Ulvestad p333)