FOSS, Ole J.

TX 3rd Cav Co G. CSA. Born “Ole Johannesen Alfstads (?)” on 10 Aug 1843 at VestreToten, Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for one year on 3 Jun 1861 at Jefferson, Texas. Private. Absent sick during Jul – Aug 1862 and Mar – Apr 1863. Taken prisoner on 15 Oct 1863 at Brownsville, Mississippi. Never exchanged. Post war: Died 27 Oct 1927 in Seattle, Washington. Sources: (“Norwegian Soldiers in Confederate Forces” by C.A.Clausen & Derwood Johnson, publ. in Norwegian-American Studies, volume 25, Northfield, Minnesota. p114) (www.borgerkrigen.info) “Foss, Oley J”

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