ANDERSON, Ole

WI 8th Inf Co H. Residence: Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Stavanger, Norway. Civil War: Age 42. Mechanic. Married. Blue eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 16 Sep 1861 at Racine and mustered on 17 Sep 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. In the battles at Frederickstown, Missouri, 21 Oct 1861; New Madrid, Missouri, and Mississippi River Island No. 10 during April 1862; Farmington, Mississippi, 9 May 1862; Corinth, Mississippi, 28 May 1862; skirmishes and battle at Iuka, Mississippi, 14 & 15 Sep 1862; Corinth 3 & 4 Oct 1862. Lost his left arm on 4 Oct 1862 and was discharged from the service 1 Dec 1862. Sources: (WHS red book vol 13 p 182)

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