OLESON, Christian

WI 16th Inf Co G. Residence: Springdale, Dane County, Wisconsin. Born in Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 20. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, sandy hair, fair complexion, 5’9”. Drafted. Enrolled for one year on 19 Sep 1864 at Janesville, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Joined this company on 8 Nov 1864. Was on the march through Georgia, the Carolinas, Virginia and into Washington, DC. Discharged from the service 5 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 21 p156)

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