OLESEN, Charles

WI 12th Inf Co G. Residence: La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 20. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enrolled for one year on 8 Oct 1864 at La Crosse, Wisconsin, as a substitute for J. T. Parker of Slarks, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Mustered the same day. Private. Recruit from depot assigned to Company G on 27 Mar 1865. Joined for duty 1 May 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 58-13; red book vol 17, p134)