WI 22nd Inf Co B. Residence: Newark, Rock County, Wisconsin. From Nummedal, Norway. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 20. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted on 13 Aug 1862 at Beloit, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Sep 1862 at Camp Utley, Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Prisoner of war. Paroled. Absent without leave having left the parole camp at St. Louis, Missouri, on 1 May 1863. Found to be sick in Wisconsin in June and July, 1863. Absent without leave in August and September, 1863. Was in hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, during October, November and December, 1863. Absent sick in hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, during January, February and March 1864. Discharged from the service as disabled 10 Aug 1864 at Jeffersonville, Indiana. Post war: He used the name “Ole G. Springen”. Died in Orfordville, Wisconsin. A woman named Jane Gullickson of Orfordville was granted a widow’s pension of $8 a month. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 111-14; red book vol 27) (Letter from soldier Thomas Simonson, translated by Dorothy Simonson Sanders, publ. 1986 in “Numedalslagets Aarbog”, p56) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota, publ. 1998.) “Gullickson, Ole” “Springen, Ole G”