ASLESON, Ole

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Civil War: Age 20. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 6 Jan 1862 at Decorah and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Detached and on Military Police duty 27 Oct 1862. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863, and taken prisoner. Died in the Confederate prison at Atlanta, Georgia, date not known. In the prison register, he is entered as No. 6473, and the man who bore that number is buried at National Cemetery at Marietta, Georgia; section A, grave 216. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20 p142) (Buslett p620) (DGA) (Ulvestad p270) (Ager p317) (Winneshiek County, Iowa, Recorders office)

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