MARTIN, Ole W.

WI Lt Arty 3rd Battery. “Drury’s Battery”. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 27. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 2 Oct 1861 at Almund, Portage County, Wisconsin. Mustered 11 Oct 1861 at Racine, Wisconsin. Private. Re-enlisted as a Veteran for three years on 20 Dec 1863 at Chattanooga, Tennessee, and re-mustered there on 8 Jan 1864. Bounty $400, $60 paid at muster. One month’s pay of $13 plus $2 premium paid to him and to 23 battery-mates who re-enlisted with him. Private. Given a 40-day furlough from 2 Feb 1864. On 13 Nov 1864, he was detached for service with the Eighth Battery. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 232-2,8,10; 239-9; red book vol 5)

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