EVENSON, Ole G.

WI Hv Arty Co A. Residence: Muskego, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Unmarried. Farmer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5½”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Apr 1861 at Milwaukee. Mustered 11 Jun 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Severely wounded in the Battle of Bull Run on 21 Jul 1861, captured and held as a prisoner of war in Richmond, Virginia. Discharged from the service for disability at Fort Cass (Cap?), 22 May 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 246-7; red book vol 6) “Evenson, Oglie”

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