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|Name at Enlist|
ca. 1829 –
|Resident of Muster-In|
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, WI
|Company at Enlistment|
|Rank at Enlistment|
2 Dec 1861
Enock Christopherson was born in Norway. He joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company C. The men of the company called themselves the “Norway Bear Hunters,” but they were also known as the Color Company because the regimental Color Guard was attached to their company.
The army listed Christopherson as living in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, WI, age 32, and unmarried. He enlisted for three years on October 18, 1861 at Milwaukee, and mustered on December 2, 1861 at Madison, WI as a Private (Menig). He was sick in Milwaukee on September 2, 1862. He mustered out with the company on January 1, 1865 at Chattanooga, TN.
Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, box 76-5; Regimental Muster and Descriptive Rolls, 1861-1865, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, vol.20, p.44; Det Femtende Regiment, Wisconsin Frivillige [The Fifteenth Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers], Ole A. Buslett, Decorah, IA, 1894, p.409; Nordmændene i Amerika, Martin Ulvestad, 1907, History Book Co., Minneapolis, MN, p.275; Oberst Heg og hans gutter, Waldemar Ager, 1916, Fremad Publ. Co., Eau Claire, WI, p.298.