GRASLEY, Oley

WI 7th Inf Co A. Residence: Eagle Point, Chippewa County, Wisconsin. Born 4 Feb 1830 in Tydal/Selbu, Norway. Emigrated to the U.S. in 1857. Civil War: Lumberman. Age 33. Blue eyes, dark hair, florid complexion, 6’2¼”. Joined 10 Jul 1861 for three years. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 17 Feb 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Re-mustered 19 Feb 1864. Discharged from the service as a Private to be commissioned Second Lieutenant 29 Feb 1864. Promoted to First Lieutenant 20 Jul 1864. Rank change 13 Dec 1864 to Captain. Mustered out 3 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 33-3) (Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion) (email, Jostein Molde, 12 Jan 2016) “Græslie, Ole Olsen”

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