Norwegians in the Civil War
HANSON, Alfred B.
IL 10th Inf Co E. Residence: Henderson County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 55½. Enlisted for three years on 30 Aug 1861 at Oquawka, Illinois, and mustered that day at Cairo, Illinois. Private. Re-enlisted for three years at Rossville, Georgia, and mustered there on 6 Jan 1864. Mustered out 4 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. $210 bounty paid, $190 still due at discharge. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 74, 76)