OLESEN, Ole A.

WI Lt Arty 2nd Battery. Civil War: Age 24. Enlisted for three years on 18 Sep 1861 at Winneconne, Wisconsin. Mustered 1 Oct 1861 at Racine, Wisconsin. Bounty $100. Private. Discharged from the service with his Battery on 1 Oct 1864 at Point Lookout, Maryland, by expiration of term of service. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 131-8,10; red book vol 5) [The 2nd Battery was originally called Charles Beger’s Independent Battery.]

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