OLDSON, John

IL Lt Arty. Cogswells Battery. Residence: Leland, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Age 36. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 24 Feb 1864 at Ottawa, Illinois. Private. Battery clerk lists Oldson as “deserter from another regiment.” Sources: (ILSA reel 18 p29)

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