AUSTIN, Ole O.

WI 22nd Inf Co I. Residence: Avon, Rock County, Wisconsin. From Telemark, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Married. Age 35. Enlisted on 13 Aug 1862 at Avon. Mustered 1 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service for disability on 19 Dec 1863 at Madison, Wisconsin. Post war: Lived in Malung, Minnesota. A veteran by this name was living in McKinnock, Grand Forks County, North Dakota, in 1890. Said to be suffering from asthma. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 111-14; red book vol 27) (Ulvestad p270) (1890 Veterans and Widows Census, North Dakota, No.123, roll 59) (WPA North Dakota Historical Data Project)

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