OLESON, Andrew

WI Hv Arty Co H. Residence: Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Unmarried. Age 19. Blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 31 Aug 1864 at Green Bay, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Bounty $100. Private. Mustered out with his company on 26 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 245; red book vol 6) (History of the town of Winchester, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, publ. 2002 p 4-19)