ERICKSON, Ole 1st

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 25. Blue eyes, blond hair, sandy complexion, 5’9½”. Enlisted for three years on 26 Feb 1864 at La Crosse. Mustered there the same day. Private. Joined Company E at Knoxville, Tennessee. Killed by a gunshot in the battle of New Hope Church, Georgia, 27 May 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13,16; red book vol 20 p72) (TAR) (Buslett p475) (Ager p303) (Quiner p 629)

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