EVENSON, Ole

WI 11th Inf Co K. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born “Ole Evensen Bakken” on 1 Feb 1821 in Hjartdal, Telemark, Norway. He came to America in 1847 to Winneconne Township, Winnebago County. Married, date unknown, to Turine Olsdatter. Eight children. Civil War: Farmer. Age 42. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 29 Feb 1864 at Green Bay, Wisconsin. Bounty: $300. Private. Recruit. Mustered out 4 Sep 1865. Post war: Moved to St. Olaf Township, Otter Tail County, Minnesota. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 52-12) (Naeseth ’47-865) (“Civil War Veterans of Winnebago County, Wisconsin” by David A. Langkau) (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago, Wisconsin, publ. 2002, p 4-9) “Everson, Ole”

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