OLESON, Andrew

WI 45th Inf Co B. Residence: Liberty, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born 19 May 1824 in Vang, Oppland, Norway. Married 22 Feb 1857 at Vang ti Randi Knudsdatter. Came to America in 1857. Civil War: Farmer. Age 41. Married. Gray eyes, black hair, fair complexion, 5’1”. Enlisted for one year on 7 Oct 1864 at Liberty. Mustered 4 Nov 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Post war: Died 26 Oct 1906. Buried at West cemetery, Valders, Wisconsin; stone reads “19 May 1824 – 26 Oct 1906”. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 183-3; red book vol 50) (VGC Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Hedberg) (Bjerke p18) “Lykken, Anders Oleson” “Lykken, Anders Olsen” “Olson, Andrew”

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