OLESON, Andrew

WI 31st Inf Co F. Residence: Deerfield, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Tailor. Age 34. Brown eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 23 Feb 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Mustered 23 Mar 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $300. Private. Transferred to Company G on 9 Jun 1865 as directed by order of that date assigning men of the six companies whose terms did not expire prior to 1 Oct 1865 to the four companies not being mustered out. Mustered out 8 Jul 1865 near Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 145-15; red book vol 36)