STEENSON, Hans H.

IA 3rd Inf Co D. Residence: Winneshiek County, Iowa. Born “Hans Stensen Hauge” 1836 on a Hauge farm at Strandvik near Bergen, Norway. Came to Iowa in 1856. Applied for citizenship in 1859 in Winneshiek County. Civil War: Age 24. Enlisted on 20 May 1861 as a member of the “Decorah Guards”. Mustered 8 Jun 1861. Private. Killed in action on 6 Apr 1862 at Shiloh, Tennessee. Sources: (ISW-I p379) (Decorah Republican, 27 Jul 1865) (“Winneshiek County Volunteers”, Decorah Public Opinion, Tue., 18 Apr 1939 p2) (James Skurdall, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa. skurdaja@salamander.com) “Stenson, Hans H.” “Hauge, Hans”

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