OHLSON, Charles M.

AR 4th Inf Co E. CSA. Born about 1831 in Norway. Civil War: Enlisted for one year on 17 Aug 1861 near Mount Vernon, Missouri. First Sergeant. Elected (?) Second Lieutenant on 8 May 1862, with rank from 3 Mar 1862. Named Acting Commissary and Subsistence Officer on 13 Aug 1862 and assigned to Regimental Staff with rank of Captain. Relieved from this post on 20 May 1863. His name is on a list of Confederate Prisoners confined at Kemper Barracks, Cincinnatti, Ohio, released 6 Oct 1863. Sources: (www.borgerkrigen.info)