SIMONSON, Christian

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Gale, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Feb 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to LaCrosse. Mustered there the same day. Recruit. Private. Joined Company E at Knoxville, Tennessee. Transferred to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee. Temporarily assigned to the 24th Infantry. Transferred to the Wisconsin 13th, Company I, on 11 Jun 1865. Mustered out at San Antonio, Texas, on 24 Nov 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 18, p184; vol 20, p78) (TAR) (Buslett p492) (Ager p305) “Simenson, Christian”