OLESON, Christian

WI 53rd Inf Co D. Residence: Christiana, Vernon County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Tanner. Age 41. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’5½”. Enlisted for one year on 27 Mar 1865 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. Mustered there the same day. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out 29 May 1865 at St. Louis, Missouri, per order from the Surgeon General, Washington, D.C., dated 4 May 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 201-5,6,13) “Olson, Christian”

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