WI 46th Inf Co C. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born 15 Mar 1839 in Norway, son if Anders Olsen Lea and Ingri Ellis. Came to America in 1854. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for one year on 30 Jan 1865 at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Enlistment credited to Vinland, Winnebago County. Mustered 23 Feb 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out with this Company on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee. Post war: Lived in Winchester Township. Died 27 May 1924. Buried Grace Lutheran Cemetery, Winchester, lot 109. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 186-4,19; red book vol 51) (“History of Winnebago County” p 1025) (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago, Wisconsin, publ. 2002, p 4-6) “Lea, Ole Anderson”