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Christian Ericksen

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment

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Name at Enlist

Christian Ericksen

Birth Name

– 12 Jul 1864

Resident of Muster-In

Moscow, Iowa County, WI

Company at Enlistment


Rank at Enlistment


Muster Date

13 Nov 1861

Cause of Death


Death Location

Andersonville Prison, Macon County, GA

Christian Ericksen joined the WI 15th Infantry, Company G as a Private (Menig) on November 13, 1861. The men of the company called themselves the “Rock River Rangers.” He died of wounds on July 12, 1864 while in Andersonville Prison, GA.


Source: Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, Vol I, Compiled under direction of the Adjutant General,  Madison WI, 1886 p.819.