OLESON, Andrew

WI 22nd Inf. Born in Norway. Civil War: Shoemaker. Age 21. Hazel eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6”. Enrolled as a substitute for Robert Ron (or Ren) of New Diggings, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Enrolled for one year on 10 May 1865 at Boscobel, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. This unit in North Carolina was ordered on 30 Apr 1865 to move to Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin, to become the camp’s permanent guard. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 254-1)